Thursday, July 2, 2015

Restaurant bits and pieces

What's holding up restaurant projects.

Restaurant bits and pieces

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Con Murphy's, the Irish pub at 17th and the Parkway, opens Friday (10/30). More here.

The deal to bring a small-plater called Cicchetteria to 267 S. 19th St. has fallen through, chef Bill Murphy confirms. The restaurant is still operating as Di Vino Wine Bar. Murphy says he and partners are looking in New Hope.

Liquor-license issues... Poky contractors... The crop of fall restaurant openings may become a crop of winter openings, if the current delays continue. Here are a few tentatives:

Percy Street is looking at mid-November to start dispensing BBQ at Ninth and South Streets; see a neat video at www.percystreet.com.

Avenida, the Latin in Mount Airy, is still waiting for a liquor license; figure it'll open two weeks after the paperwork arrives. 

Zama, the Japanese at 128 S. 19th St., is aiming for the end of November.

Sampan, Michael Schulson's Asian concept at 122 S. 13th St., targets Dec. 1.

Zavino, the pizza and wine bar at 13th and Sansom Streets, is delayed pending licensing/construction issues.

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