Kibitz Room has had more than just a name change to Schlesinger’s. The deli is being managed by Louis Barson whose family has run delis on the Main Line for 70 years including the institution, Hymie’s.
The former Wachovia bank branch at 5th and Market is being shopped as a restaurant space. Hopefully its location across from the brand-new National Museum of American Jewish History makes it attractive to someone. [Philadelphia Business Journal]
Tiny Pumpkin has hired Christopher Kearse as the Chef de Cuisine. Look for spontaneous nightly tasty menus.
Your guess is as good as ours for when Speck will finally open but there is this new video from Zagat. [Zagat]
Paul Trowbridge is the new chef for Devil’s Den. He was most recently at Moriarty’s. [Meal Ticket]
Steak 38 has made a comeback on Route 38 in Cherry Hill. Table-side Caesar salad is among the draws. [The Insider]
Chubby Balboa’s is a Coloseum-inspired sports bar aiming for mid-January in Glen Mills. [Philadelphia Inquirer]