Manayunk is having a boom! Five spots are planned for Main Street. Agiato and Agiato Bread Company are aiming for pre-Christmas openings. Green Leaf, a new Chinese restaurant is own pace by the end of the week. Main Street Market is going to be full-service grocery on Main opening in January. Matt Levin’s Rubb is going in front of the zoning board next week so its opening is unknown. [The Insider]
The Bottle Shop is one more feather in the cap of East Passyunk Avenue. The craft beer spot will have 10-15 fridges full of beer. They’re aiming for late February or early March. [Blogalicious]
Saturday is the grand opening of WMD Hot Sauce on South Street. [Thrillist]
Noble: American Cookery has announced that Brinn Sinnott is their new executive chef. Sinnott has experience at Amada, Supper, Lacroix and the Fountain.
Chef Abdelatif Dahrouch who has worked at Pond and Bistro Cassis will become the new executive chef at Domaine Hudson in January.
A new Gia Pronto is coming to Penn’s Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine at 34th and Civic Center Boulevard (when are they going to change that name?). It’ll be the third Gia Pronto and fourth restaurant overall for Marco Lentini.The opening is tentatively set for the week of December 21st.
Daniel Stern’s R2L restaurant in Two Liberty Place will open to the people with a Restaurant Week menu starting on Thursday, January 21st. [@phillyinsider]
Harry Ochs funeral arrangements are set. The funeral is set for 10am Monday at St. Laurence Church, 8245 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby. [The Insider]