Chew Man Chu is a new dumpling, noodle and wok restaurant replacing Marty Grim’s DuJour at the Symphony House at Broad and Pine. Tyson Wong Ophaso is the chef with extensive experience in France, New York, Los Angeles and now in Philadelphia. He’ll also run Marty Grim’s Commerce Square restaurant which is looking like 2010. [Grub Street]
Grub Street has details on Square 1682 in the Kimpton Hotel at 17th and Sansom. Former Charlie Trotter second-in-command, Guillermo Tellez will be the chef. Sounds promising. [Grub Street]
Texas Wieners is opening in Collingswood. Grand opening of the long time South Philadelphia staple is September 12th.
Con Murphy’s is the name of the Irish bar heading to 17th and the Parkway next month. [The Insider]
The Institute begins brunch service this Sunday. Look for good Yards deals too.