Quick Bites

The Field House at the former Independence Brew Pub is looking at an early December opening. 40 high-def TVs sound good, 10 draught selections and 25 bottle selections sound paltry. [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]

Kaizan Modern Japanese Cuisine says early December for an opening and “plans are afoot for an all-weather outdoor seating area.” [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]

Gayot names Jose Garces’ Tinto to its list of top newcomers and Daniel Stern’s Rae makes Esquire’s similar list. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]

In other year end accolades James gets a top dish nod for their prosciutto and oyster risotto in the Decmeber Food & Wine.