The splash page is up, the Facebook page is alive, the Twitter feed exists. The old Trestle Inn at 11th and is going to be reborn this October and it’s premise sounds pretty awesome to us, “whiskey and go go.”
We’ll give you more details just as soon as we have them.
In the meantime check out these photos we recently took of the Trestle’s exterior.
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A 3-alarm fire has struck the oldÂ J&J Trestle Inn at 11th and Callowhill. The former strip bar was being refurbed. As recently as May 17th there was a stop work order on the place.
3-alarm blaze strikes ex go-go bar [Philadelphia Inquirer]
Twenty Manning is getting a redo. The 10-year old Rittenhouse Square restaurant will close for a month. Gone will be the Asian fusion menu and in will be a more neighborhood friendly spot and perhaps a new name. [The Insider]
Greg Ling is now in the kitchen atÂ Paul and Meal Ticket has the revamped menu. [Meal Ticket]
Ian Cross, owner of the interactive design and marketing company I-Site is taking over the Trestle Inn at 11th and Callowhill. Cross was mum about any details. [The Insider]
20 types of specialty rolls highlight the menu at the latest Sansom Street sushi spot,Â Jay’s Favorite Sushi Bar. [Meal Ticket]
Franco’s Osteria opened Saturday night at the Presidential on City Avenue. It’s basically the same menu as what was served at Franco’s Trattoria in East Falls. [The Insider]
Han Chiang has opened the Old City outpost of his Han Dynasty dynasty. It is the third of his locations and promises no dumbed down items on his menu. [Meal Ticket]
Zavino still isn’t open for business as snags have been hit. Last night we noticed a wooden frame for handicap accessible ramp was being constructed along the side. How long does it take for concrete to set in this weather?
Brinn Sinnott is in as the new chef at Noble: American Cookery, look for potential menu items rolling out as specials over the next few weeks. [Meal Ticket]
Want Tony Luke to come to your house to teach the art of cheesesteaks? Then head to charitybuzz and bid. It’s up to $750 right now. Proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. [Philadelphia Inquirer]
15/18 Bar & Grill is the tentative name for a new spot at 1518 Sansom Street. [The Insider]
J&J Trestle Inn has closed before we checked it off our bucket list. But wait, maybe it’s coming back. [Icepack, City Paper]