Coeur will be the latest from the crew behind such local bar institutions as Memphis Taproom, Local 44, and Strangelove's.
Society Hill Society, which replaced the Artful Dodger at Second and Pine Streets, is closed, and it might be permanent.
Monday, Jan. 12 is the premiere of CineMug (1607 S. Broad St., 267-314-5936).
Northern Liberties was untapped back in 1999 when Paul Kimport and William Reed opened. "We realized maybe what was missing was a great American tavern that gathered it all under one roof, and brought that local sensibility to the food, too."
With the second anniversary of their East Passyunk BYOB Noord coming up, Joncarl Lachman and Bob Moysan are planning a second restaurant at 943 S. Ninth St. in South Philadelphia.
When it comes to restaurant trend forecasts, there's sometimes a tendency toward the frivolous: Is kale finally wilting? Are doughnuts the new cupcakes? Will this be the year crickets become a mainstream protein?