Quick Bites

Philadelphia will be expanding its Belgian beer base with the addition of Zot at 122 Lombard Street. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]

Rumor has it Pat Croce is looking to bring his Rum Barrel Bar, wto Atlantic City. His original Rum Barrel opened last year in Key West. [Dan Gross, Philadelphia Daily News]

Speaking of Rum, Rum Bar is set to open February 19th. In addition to 40+ plus rums there’ll be a tapas menu. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]

In NoLibs happenings, much to the chagrin of locals, Ground Floor Coffee at 2nd and Poplar has closed. And this Spring the chains arrive with a Rita’s Water Ice opening in the neighborhood. [Philebrity]

Now that everyone’s reviewing Snackbar, chef Jon McDonald is going and changing up the menu. There will be nine new dishes and portions are getting bigger! Added to the menu are some new soups, veggie plates and three new meat dishes including a root-beer-braised beef brisket sandwich. [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]

Chick’s Cafe & Wine Bar is being completely rehabbed on 7th Street just below South. Opening is still a couple of months out. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]

And at long last the Mexican Post at the corner of 16th and Arch Streets has finally opened. [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]