Quick Bites

Clementine’s is the latest entry in East Passyunk’s restaurant explosion. The 40-seat BYOB opened last Friday. Owned by Bob Patton, an instructor at the Restaurant School, the menu promises “an ever-changing blackboard menu now, with lunch and brunch options looming in the near future.” [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]

The folks from Radicchio are opening a new BYOB, Bistro Juliana at 2732 E Cumberland Street, between Aramingo Avenue and Richmond Street in Fishtown.

Japanese formal dining is coming to Philadelphia. Kaiseki meals are typically 17 to 19 courses but expect five to nine courses at this new restaurant that’ll be located at the Academy House, 1420 Locust Street. Jonathan Chun, who owns Fuji Mountain is behind the new spot that hopes for an April opening. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]

Ortlieb’s Jazzhaus is undergoing a makeover that will include a new coat of paint, sound system and set of a dozen taps. Reopening day is March 8th. [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]

SliCE in South Philadelphia sounds like a better pizza place with create-your own calzones and “Quatro Stagione,” a pizza customized by the quarter pie. [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]