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Published: Thu, 25 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Three summer restaurant projects to be announced
This week alone will bring the announcements of three significant restaurant projects planned this summer by out-of-town operators: Scarpetta, a splashy Italian out of New York, coming to the Rittenhouse Hotel; Tasty Tuscan, billed as a four-star Italian
Chef Susanna Foo is back, opening SUGA, with son Gabe
Susanna Foo, the chef/restaurateur who raised her two boys on the Main Line and shut her namesake restaurant in Radnor last summer, not only has bought a condo in Rittenhouse Square, but she will work there, too.
Table Talk: Bar Hygge, a brewpub, ready to open
If all goes to plan, next week will bring the opening of Bar Hygge (1720 Fairmount Ave., 215-765-2274), a brewpub by Earth Bread + Brewery's Tom Baker and Peggy Zwerver in a partnership with Stew and Julie Keener of Baggataway Tavern in West Conshohocken.
Table Talk: Waiting room? It's a wine bar
"Zavino's sophisticated sister" is how Greg Dodge bills the new Tredici Enoteca (114 S. 13th St., 267-928-2092) on the southwest corner of 13th and Sansom Streets in Midtown Village.
Table Talk: Vietnamese BYOB on Girard Ave.
Vietnamese BYOB in NoLib
StreetSide, a low-key, budget-priced Vietnamese BYOB at 165 W. Girard Ave. (267-737-9165), across from the liquor store in Northern Liberties, joins a small collection of nearby Viet storefront eateries, including SameSame in Northern Liberties and Stock in Fishtown.