Mission Grill, a Southwestern by the people behind the Public House are aiming for a first quarter ’07 opening at 19th and Arch. [Philadelphia Inquirer, Table Talk]
When Carmine’s Creole Cafe takes up its spot in Bryn Mawr, the Narberth location will become Margot, a moderately priced American BYOB. [Philadelphia Inquirer, Table Talk]
Wrap Shack is set to open its second location, this time on Rittenhouse Square in a spot that’s not quite a shack. Wrap Shack on the Square is set to open in February. [Philadelphia Inquirer, Table Talk]
Snackbar hours continue to evolve as the kitchen now opens at 1 PM. The cafe opens at 7:30 Monday through Saturday, 8 AM on Sundays. [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]
The Mayfair Diner is under new ownership but the menu should remain mostly the same “for the time being.” [On the Side, Philadelphia Inquirer]
The Metro today has an interview with the busy Daniel Stern, who opened Rae on Tuesday. He doesn’t see cooking French at Le Bec-Fin as that much different from cooking American at Rae, and he doesn’t seem ready to rest despite opening two restaurants in a year. [Metro, P. 14]
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