Up the block from Osteria, Cobre, a new “high-style Puerto Rican/Mexican resto-lounge” has opened. There will be affordable fare, nothing over $14.95 as well as a billiards table. Check out the Table Talk Video. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]
Even further up North Broad, Koja Grille is getting set to open May 17th in Bart Blatstein’s Avenue North. Expect “quick, healthy Korean that doesn’t skimp on quality.” [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]
Chick’s Cafe & Wine Bar at 7th and Fulton is open for business. And for a twist, Chick’s is offering an Industry Brunch on Mondays.
Franco’s Trattoria is coming soon to Kelly Drive. Franco is Franco Faggi who helped start the Monte Carlo Living Room. Franco’s Trattoria will benefit from more parking than its predecessor Verge did, as a city-owned parking lot is set to open across the street under the Roosevelt Expressway. [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]
Silk City is “expected to reopen in several weeks.” [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]