Jill Weber and Evan Malone, who have brought us JET Wine Bar and Rex 1516 are opening their third restaurant, Cafe Ynez at 2025 Washington Avenue on April 14th.
The BYOB, which is adjacent to Malone’s NextFab Studio, will serve up breakfast, lunch and dinner during the week and will serve brunch on the weekend.
In the kitchen, Mexico City native, JC Piña will be bringing a few of his mother’s “secret” recipes to life. Daily lunch specials will include seasonal soups, tacos, burritos and cemitas (sandwiches). A takeout counter will offer neighbors a to-go choice that will include whole rotisserie chicken. The chickens will be available by the whole or half. A half-chicken and two sides will set you back just $10.
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Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop, which saw a successful “eat-in” last Saturday has another one scheduled for tomorrow. Looking for another way to support Joe’s Steaks which has been receiving some backlash for changing its name from Chink’s? On Sunday, South Street’s Jet Wine Bar will be doing an odd but fun collaboration with the Northeast Philly cheesesteak shop. Joe’s will be serving up a three-course dinner of beef and chicken cheeesesteaks with cupcakes for dessert. Each course will be paired with wines chosen by Jet Wine Bar owner, Jill Weber.
The three-course dinner is just $18 and tickets must be purchased in advance.
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On Thursday March 1st Rex 1516 is opening at 1516 South Street. The restaurant is from the husband and wife team of Evan Malone and Jill Weber, who also own JET Wine Bar across the street.
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