Quick Bites

Pine Street is getting a new restaurant with an exciting pedigree. Blue Hill Farm’s chef de cuisine Josh Lawler is aiming to open the BYO in March. [Meal Ticket]

David Fields who owned Salt once upon a time is opening a bistro at the base of AKA Rittenhouse Square on 18th Street. [The Insider]

Philly Chit Chat has a look inside the soon-to-open 1518 Bar & Grill. [Philly Chit Chat]

5 N 2 Tokyo is the name of the Asian-fusion BYO coming to the former Django space on 4th Street between Lombard and South. [The Insider]

The Soup Nazi (actor Larry Thomas) will be appearing at the recently opened Doc’s Gourmet Soup this Saturday. [Philly Gossip]

Upstares at Varalli is becoming Perch Pub, a gastropub serving local craft brew and a comfort food menu. [The Insider]

Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center is getting a new restaurant in February to replace Coleman’s. The Farmer’s Daughter will have a three times bigger bar, fireplace and seating for 90.