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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista :  Passyunk Square 

Reviews: The Good King Tavern & Mole Poblano

These two reviews from Inquirer critic Craig Laban are a bit old now (they’ve been on our to-do list for weeks) but they’re still worth checking out.

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  • And Mole Poblano, a Mexican joint in the former Acapulco space in the Italian Market, at 1144 S. 9th St., was lauded as having “some of the best tamales in the city,” Laban wrote in another two-bell review. The restaurant opened partly to service arrivals from the owner’s “small community on the slopes of the active Popocatépetl volcano [who] moved to sub-Washington Street South Philly — a.k.a. ‘Puebladelfia’ — in the mid-2000s.”

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

The Good King Tavern opens at 614 S. 7th St., site of old Chick’s

The classical-French inspired Good King Tavern opened last weekend at 614 S. 7th St. in Bella Vista. That’s where Chick’s was for years, across from Nomad Pizza.

Instagram shot from about a month ago, via Eater.

Instagram shot from about a month ago, via Eater.

Eater Philly reports that the restaurant is owned by father-and-daughter Bernard and Chloe Grigri. The  chef is Paul Lyons, who spent the summer at Morgan’s Pier with George Sabatino.

Expect some classic French dishes with a twist here and there, says the blog:

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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Bella Vista is getting The Good King Tavern on 7th St.

good king tavernA casual French-influenced restaurant called The Good King Tavern is shooting to open by the end of October, the Insider reports.

The restaurant by father and daughter Bernard and Chloe Grigri is moving into 614 S. Seventh St., the space previously held by Chick’s Social.

Zagat Philly reports that the chef will be Paul Lyons. Says the blog:

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