Sunday, February 14, 2016

Mike Stollenwerk of fish coming to Fishtown

He's taking a corner on Girard Avenue with a new, casual seafooder.

Mike Stollenwerk of fish coming to Fishtown


Leave it to Mike Stollenwerk of fish (and formerly Little Fish) to put the fish back in Fishtown.

He has signed a lease at a former art gallery at 200 E. Girard Ave. (at Shackamaxon), next to Murph's, across from Johnny Brenda's, and around the corner from the forthcoming Stephen Starr biergarten.

Name will be Fathom Seafood Bar.

It's a raw/seafood gastropub concept, and he's hoping for a September/October opening with a full bar and communal picnic table seating.

Sample dishes: Lobster grilled cheese and smoked-cod pierogis. Monday crab nights.

Stollenwerk says he hasn't given up on his idea of resurrecting Little Fish, which he closed last month over what he called structural issues with its building.

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