Mexico City is the working name for the Latin concept that Stephen Starr is developing in the former Midtown IV space at 2013 Chestnut. [The Insider]
Spotted under construction at 2nd and South where Tori’s Brickhouse and Mallorca once stood, Black Angus Steakhouse.
The corner of 5th and Fairmount is getting a nice looking BYOB in Lafayette Bistro. It opens Thursday and will be serving Mediterranean fare including Greek seafood, North African and Italian fare. [The Insider]
Meal Ticket has some photos of the new Sang Kee at 3549 Chestnut Street. [Meal Ticket]
The former Loie space has gotten a makeover at the hands of Jun Aizaki of Creme Design Collective. It’ll open this month as Zama, an 80-seat Japanese eatery by former Pod chef, Hiroyuki â€œZamaâ€ Tanaka.
Han Dynasty which has branches in Exton and Royersford is opening at 108 Chestnut Street, the home of the short-lived Joe’s Peking Duck Original 1984. [Meal Ticket]
Anjou will make way for Maru in Old City. [Philadelphia Inquirer]