Quick Bites

Meal Ticket has photographic evidence of the second floor at the Institute. Yep, tall-backed booths with Nintendo Wii game systems. [Meal Ticket]

The Mad River guys are planning on opening Ladder 15 at 1528 Sansom this February. The menu will be designed by Little Fish’s Mike Stollenwerk. [The Insider]

Drew Lazor manages to pull a couple more details from Susan Schlisman regarding her non-Smokin’ Betty’s concept. It’ll be south of Lombard, west of Queen Village, an area we commonly refer to as Bella Vista. [Feeding Frenzy, City Paper]

Frugal and not quite discerning beer drinkers take note: Lionshead has a new look. [Brand Week]

Pub & Kitchen’s Jonathan McDonald and his Shepherd’s Pie is featured in the January 2009 issue of Men’s Journal. [Men’s Journal (PDF)]

Northeast Philadelphia’s Rylei has moved to Richboro, Bucks County. [Table Talk, Philadelphia Inquirer]

A.D. Amorosi won’t give up on the dream of Silk City’s Beer Garden so neither will we. He reports owner, Mark Bee was spotted outside the diner jack hammering the beginnings of said beer garden. [Ice Pack, City Paper]

And yep, that was Georges Perrier dining at Girard Avenue’s Modo Mio last night.