That Mike Stollenwerk has more moves than a lunker trout.
After landing in the kitchen of Center City's Branzino in April, the onetime operator of Little Fish and several of its spawn is out.
He has hooked up (professionally) with David Ralic of Ralic's on South (117 South St.) In several weeks, they will flip the sign to read Headhouse Crab & Oyster Co. - a basic, moderate-priced crabhouse. Draft menu includes Garlic Clams, Chicken Fried Oysters, U-Peel Cajun Shrimp, Corn Waffle & Lobster Salad, Fried Green Tomatoes, Fish Bites, Clams Casino and Fried Ipswich Clams.
Ralic changed the floor already, ripping out the carpet in favor of reclaimed barn wood.
At Branzino, owner Luan Tota says he's looking for a chef.