The Insider Archive: April, 2009

Restaurant openings

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I wrote about three closings yesterday. Now for word of six openings over the next week. (Remember now, we're in a recession.) - Friday... Read more

Georges Perrier picks up his L├ęgion d'Honneur

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Georges Perrier picked up his Légion d'Honneur on Tuesday at Le Chiberta restaurant in Paris. He learned around New Year's that he was... Read more

WMMR brings Jacky Bam Bam full time

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WMMR has announced the full-time status of Jacky Bam Bam, the veteran DJ and inveterate Mummer, for overnights at 93.3, effective the week... Read more

Hug it out, man

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This just in from the Washington Square West Civic Association's crime blotter: (REPORT) On Sunday, 04/26/09, 3:15 AM, [complainant] was walking... Read more

Restaurant notes, 86-style

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- A sign on the door of Siam Lotus (931 Spring Garden St.) explains that it's closed because of a two-week vacation to Thailand. The phone... Read more

A court victory for Alycia Lane

Alycia Lane's lawyer won his bid to have Lane v. CBS3 heard in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court -- presumably, where he'd find a more sympathetic... Read more

The early line on Noble American Cookery

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You're a party of four. Two of you like to dine outside. Two of you like to dine inside. Both sides will be satisfied at the new Noble American... Read more

That's DOCTORS Jamie and Karen Moyer

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Phillies pitcher Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen, will be on Good Day Philadelphia on Wednesday (around 8:45 a.m.) to preview Thursday's "Partners... Read more