Devil's Alley's/Sam's Grill owner on the move

Susan Schlisman, who owns the Sam's Grills in the burbs and Devil's Alley at 19th and Chestnut, is not only opening at 11th and Sansom Streets but has a fifth spot in the works.

Schlisman told me that she's targeting late January for Smokin' Betty's, which has been in the works for a year at 116 S. 11th St., near Jefferson Hospital. It'll be a similarly casual, BBQ-centric operation.

She says she's also sosoclose to signing a lease for a fifth spot. All she'll say is that it will be east of Broad.

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