Quick Bites

Noble American Cookery will bring another James Beard nominated chef to the city when it opens on the 2000 block of Sansom next month. [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]

There’s musical real estate in West Philadelphia. Abbraccio has been sold to Vietnam Cafe’s owner, Benny Lai. Abbracio’s Roger Harman will remain through mid-February and then will conver 4800 Baltimore Ave into a BYOB and coffee shop called the Gold Standard. Vietnam Cafe will expan through to the former Italian restaurant. [The Insider]

Looks like Avram Hornik may have unloaded Bar Noir to a former Tir Na Nog bartender, Michael Welsh. [Ice Pack, City Paper]

“West South Street’s” Novita Bistro offering an affordable weekend brunch with prices topping out at $11.95. [Meal Ticket]