What Philly needs is a homey steakhouse alternative to the big Center City joints.
A place with an Art Deco look that appears to have come from the days of Al Capone.
Chef-owner Rich Donato says we'll get all that when he opens The Grill Room, at 780-782 S. Second St. in Queen Village. Lisa Kennard will run the front of the house.
The space at Second and Fulton Streets was La Grolla for many years before it became Il Villaggio and closed several years ago.