Quick Bites

Matt Levin’s bistro concept has some big beef backing it. None other than Philadelphia Eagle offensive lineman, Jon Runyan. Northern Liberties is the preferred location. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

Whether it’s called Mamaia or now Slate, we’re still doubting Thomases on the gastropub at the former Cafe Habana. The latest is it might be open by New Years or at least shortly thereafter. Another spot that invites skepticism is the Broad Axe Tavern which is now slated for a February or March reopening. [The Insider]

And in other it has been a long time coming news, MangoMoon is set to open Friday, December 19th and Meal Ticket has the menu. [Meal Ticket]

Could boozy gelato concoctions be in your future? Bhiladelphia suggests Capogiro could be looking for a liquor license. [bhiladelphia]

DP Dough has an opening date and a blog. February 2nd is the date for the West Philly calzonerie, http://www.dpdoughphilly.com/blog is the blog.

Seasons 52, a grill and wine bar is planning to open its first location outside of the Southeast this spring at the Cherry Hill Mall. [Philadelphia Business Journal]

Passyunk Avenue’s Triangle Tavern has closed. [The Insider]