STEPHEN STAROwner, Continental Restaurant & Martini Bar, Buddakan, Blue Angel and Tangerine, Philadelphia. Age: 42. Why he's rising: Star has a well-deserved reputation for creating the city's most exciting nightclubs. In 1995 he enjoyed his first success with restaurants at Continental, though it's more bar than restaurant. But last year, he shifted into high gear with a vengeance, opening the Asian-themed Buddakan (named one of "America's Top 50 Restaurants" by Travel & Leisure ), ...

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