Alma de Cuba alum Nicholas Cassidy is opening Saute, a French influenced spot at the old Le Creole on Front Street in about a month. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]
Distrito is opening fo’ sho this Monday. Volkswagen beetle booths for everyone! [Phoodie.info]
Four Worlds Bakery brings the baking of former Le Bec-Fin baker Michael Dolich to a storefront at 4423 Chestnut Street. Opening is expected by the end of the month. [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]
General Lafayette brews are headed to distributors shelves. Look for Abbey Blonde and Chocolate Thunder by the end of the week. [Liquid Diet]
A former funeral parlor in Port Richmond is getting new life as a pizzeria, Cassizzi’s. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]
Alison Barshak has found a chef for Alison two. His name is Bill Lewis and he has experience at 4 and 5 Diamond Resorts from San Francisco to Baltimore. Alison is promising her new restaurant will be open in time to wear your white shoes there. [Alison’s New Restaurant]
Tria’s Washington Square location is celebrating its first anniversary and has extended their hours to stay open later Wednesday through Saturday.