Quick Bites

by Foobooz | July 6, 2010 1:30 pm

Aloha means goodbye. And it is goodbye for Roy’s at 15th and Sansom. Coming in will be a new concept run by Ed Doherty of Union Trust and backed by the Grasso brothers. It’ll be a reunion of sorts for the Grassos as they went separate ways in steakhouses. Joe is a part-owner of Union Trust and David owns the Grande building that houses Del Frisco’s. [The Insider[1]]

Zesty’s brand returns to Main Street in Manayunk as Tom Konidaris has reverted a portion of Munk & Nunn to Zesty’s Greek food. [The Insider[2]]

Shenanigan’s Saloon in Port Richmond is opening a second location, this one at Cecil B. Moore and Front. [Brownstoner[3]]

This cannot be good news for the long talked about Victory Brew Pub in Easton. Collaborating restaurant[4], the Farmhouse has lost its acclaimed chef, Michael Adams. [Morning Call[5] via Liquid Diet[6]]

Devil’s Den now has outdoor seating for about 30. [f8b8z Outdoor Dining Guide[7]]

Floret in Radnor has closed after just a few months in business. [The Insider[8]]

Tweed’s Edward Bianchini is planning on opening a boutique hotel at 7th and Chestnut. Bianchini had been running a hotel in the South of France before returning to his hometown. The hotel will feature 18 rooms and a European restaurant. [Grub Street[9]]

Endnotes:
  1. The Insider: http://www.philly.com/r?19=961&43=368359&44=97798804&32=3796&7=387189&40=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.philly.com%2Fphilly%2Fblogs%2Fthe-insider%2FAloha_Roys.html
  2. The Insider: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/the-insider/Zestys_returns_to_Manayunk.html
  3. Brownstoner: http://philly.brownstoner.com/2010/07/shenanigans_afoot_on_front_str.php
  4. Collaborating restaurant: http://foobooz.com/2009/03/quick-bites-141/
  5. Morning Call: http://articles.mcall.com/2010-06-25/entertainment/mc-farmhouse-chef-leaves-0625-20100625_1_emmaus-restaurant-chef-michael-adams-pa-preferred-best-chef
  6. Liquid Diet: http://foobooz.com/2009/03/quick-bites-141/
  7. f8b8z Outdoor Dining Guide: http://foobooz.com/outdoor-dining-guide/
  8. The Insider: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/the-insider/Floret_.html
  9. Grub Street: http://philadelphia.grubstreet.com/2010/06/edward_bianchini_reveals_that.html

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