- In coffee news Michael Klein spills the beans that Passero’s Gourmet Coffee is closing up shop. The four locations will reopen this fall as Juan Valdez Coffee. Fairmount Ave favorite Mugshots has opened an outpost on Cotton Street in Manayunk. (Table Talk)
- Elsewhere in coffee, Queen Village is getting a new coffee shop, Red Hook Coffee & Tea, at the corner of Fourth and Fulton.
- New menu coming from Marathon Grill. The prices remain reasonable but now there’s Sheboygan bratwursts and Thai turkey and shiitake mushroom dumplings. (Feeding Frenzy)