Quick Bites

Terence Feury, most recently of Maia and formerly of Striped Bass, Le Bernardin and the Ritz-Carlton in DC  is becoming the new chef at Fork. Longtime Fork chef, Thein Ngo is retiring to Vietnam this month. [The Insider]

Bierista, the coffee shop and beer takeout store planned for 15th and Mifflin is now going to be named BREW. Buildout is a month out and coffee up and running shortly afterwards, beer will follow with the liquor license. [Meal Ticket]

Mémé will begin offering a weekly Thursday lunch starting January, 8th.  Just about “any day now,” Mémé will be getting its liquor license  [Meal Ticket]

More in liquor licenses, Joe’s Peking Duck Original 1984 is working on getting their own. [Meal Ticket]

Marty Grims of the Moshulu and Du Jour Market might be running the White Dog Cafe if lawyers work out an agreement. White Dog founder Judy Wicks would focus on her non-profit work. [The Insider]

Brett Perloff who had bought Monkey Bar has closed the Rittenhouse lounge for renovations. He hopes to reopen next month under the name, Strongbox. [Philadelphia Inquirer]