The Insider Archive: September, 2012

10th anniversary at Lacroix at the Rittenhouse

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Sept. 23, 2002 - a Monday - saw the debut of Lacroix at the Rittenhouse, a luxe redo of the Rittenhouse Hotel's second-floor TreeTops restaurant... Read more

Update on Fette Sau

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You'll enter through a ramshackle metal gate topped with barbed wire, head along a concrete wall until you hit a brick patio. A rusted steel... Read more

Last call at Rum Bar

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Adam Kanter took to Facebook to announce the closing of Rum Bar, his spirited Caribbean themer at 2005 Walnut St., after 5½ years. Last... Read more

Christopher Lee confirms his return to Philly

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Christopher Lee - who won four bells awhile back at the Starr-owned Striped Bass - is returning to Philly. Of course he's going to East Passyunk... Read more

Main Line Restaurant Week is back for fifths

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Entrepreneur Sarah Lockard was plugging away at her online lifestyle magazine AroundMainLine.com in early 2010, "pounding the pavement" looking... Read more

Chef chat: David Katz to N.J.; Eric Paraskevas to new project

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David Katz - consulting chef at Morgan's Pier and late of Center City's Meme - will be doing the I-295 shuttle as he has landed at the forthcoming... Read more

How many bells for the new Le Bec Fin?

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Inquirer restaurant critic Craig LaBan returns to Le Bec Fin to see life under new owners Nicolas Fanucci and chef Walter Abrams. Review runs... Read more

Old City's Triumph Brewing listed for sale

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Triumph Brewing Co., the brewpub operating at 117 Chestnut St. for six years, is listed for sale with InnSite Hospitality Properties. According... Read more