Quick Bites

Stephen Starr’s upcoming gastropub at 18th and Sansom

Stephen Starr has hired a chef for his still unnamed gastropub at 18th and Sansom. [The Insider]

The Standard Tap’s kitchen is now open an hour earlier. The Tap now serves food starting at 4pm and that includes weekends too. So that limbo between brunch and dinner is now just an hour.

Wolfgang Puck is taking over the catering at the Kimmel Center and will be opening a restaurant on the Spruce Street side where the gift shop now resides. [The Insider]

Ta-tas aren’t the only thing coming to the Taj Mahal Casino. The White House Sub Shop will be opening next Spring on the second level dining corridor. [Philadelphia Daily News]

Michael Klein provides word that Jennifer Carroll will be competing on the upcoming Top Chef All-Stars. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

Fat Salmon has gotten its liquor license. The Walnut Street sushi spot has a full bar now including several Hitachino Nest beers.

That’s Amore has opened as an Italian BYOB at the corner of Haddon and Collings Avenues in Collingswood.

Garces Trading Company will start taking reservations as of September 10th. [Brownstoner]