The Insider Archive: June, 2012

Growlers replacing Vesuvio

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After the Bella Vista bar/restaurant Vesuvio erupted a couple of years ago, it gave way briefly to a joint called Little Bar. Next up and... Read more

South Street update: Pie for you in late July

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End of July is the target for Magpie Artisan Pie Bakery & Boutique, a vintage/modern 20-seater (plus 8 at the counter) at 1622 South St... Read more

Terence Feury leaving Fork

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Terence Feury's 3½-year run at Fork in Old City is coming to a close. He'll leave at the end of July to become chef-partner at Tavro... Read more

Korean fried chicken in the burbs

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The food-forward among us enjoy discovering out-of-the-way spots, which invariably become overrun after word gets out and subsequently lose... Read more

Nick's Roast Beef changes hands

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John Gonnella and Jack Calhoun, who've owned the Nick's Roast Beef location at 15 S. Second St. in Old City for a quarter-century, just turned... Read more

Tashan getting company at 777 S. Broad

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Tashan, the high-style modern Indian destination, has been bravely holding down the fort after dark at Broad and Catharine Streets. Synergy... Read more

Restaurant opening updates

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Time to catch up on some restaurant openings: The region's second Joe's Crab Shack opened this week at 555 City Ave., where the Houlihan's... Read more

Therein lies the Rubb: BBQ joint finds home in Manayunk

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The Manayunk barbecue joint Rubb - which has been in the planning stages for at least three years - will finally see the light of day. Construction... Read more