Quick Bites

Mexico City is the working name for the Latin concept that Stephen Starr is developing in the former Midtown IV space at 2013 Chestnut. [The Insider]

Spotted under construction at 2nd and South where Tori’s Brickhouse and Mallorca once stood, Black Angus Steakhouse.

R2L’s opening has been delayed to January but the space is looking good in these photos and there will be a $150 per person blowout on New Year’s Eve. [The Insider]

The corner of 5th and Fairmount is getting a nice looking BYOB in Lafayette Bistro. It opens Thursday and will be serving Mediterranean fare including Greek seafood, North African and Italian fare. [The Insider]

Meal Ticket has some photos of the new Sang Kee at 3549 Chestnut Street. [Meal Ticket]

The former Loie space has gotten a makeover at the hands of Jun Aizaki of Creme Design Collective. It’ll open this month as Zama, an 80-seat Japanese eatery by former Pod chef, Hiroyuki “Zama” Tanaka.

Han Dynasty which has branches in Exton and Royersford is opening at 108 Chestnut Street, the home of the short-lived Joe’s Peking Duck Original 1984. [Meal Ticket]

Anjou will make way for Maru in Old City. [Philadelphia Inquirer]