Quick Bites


Turney and Saffran’s Barbuzzo is now set to open in July. Grub Street has some details on the oft-delayed project. [Grub Street]

Gnocchi founder Sandro Frusone is back in the kitchen after a 10-year stint in Italy. His new/old menu debuts this week. [The Insider]

The former Chew Man Chu at Broad and Pine is on the market. The asking price is $595,000 in key money and $130,000 a year in rent. [LoopNet via Brownstoner]

Patou has bid adieu after 6+ years in Old City. Chef Patrice Rames’ Bistro St. Tropez continues on unaffected. [The Insider]

Tim McGinnis, one-half of Spinal Tapas has signed on as culinary director of Philly Kitchen Share. His charge, creating a new restaurant just west of PKS’ South Street location and to add a corporate catering arm to the business. [Meal Ticket]

After Max Brenner was blown away by a dinner at James he got chef and owner Jim Burke to create some dishes for Max Brenner, Chocolate by the Bald Man. [The Insider]

Jack McDavid’s Down Home Diner is going to undergo extensive renovations. When it returns there will be a new kitchen, restrooms and a dinner menu. [Grub Street]

Green House will be an all-vegetarian restaurant coming to Haddon Avenue in Collingswood. [The Insider]

A.D. Amorosi has an interesting nugget in his column today, Roosevelts at 23rd and Walnut has sold or is about to. [City Paper]


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