PrivÃ© has opened in Old City and Table Talk has some details. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]
Fudge and local dinners are coming to Grays Ferry Avenue. Betty’s Speakeasy is set for a mid-September opening near Grace Tavern. There will be dinners for 6-12 featuring local ingredients at night. [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]
Barristers at 19th and Sansom has been bought by the Pat and Ken of Cavanaugh’s fame and will be christened Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse this September.
According to Icepack’s A. D. Amorosi, Izumi is set to open this week on East Passyunk. [Icepack, City Paper]
The Blue Comet, a Glenside institution has hit hard times. Like they lost their liquor license problems. But they’re still open as a BYOB for theÂ time being. Doesn’t sound like a long term solution for the rockabilly bar. Here’s hoping this unique spot survives. [Icepack, City Paper]
The Tiki Bob’s space will soon be occupied by Buckhead Saloon, a chain with locations in North Carolina and Pittsburgh. This is an upgrade, right? [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]