Michael Klein of The Insider got the scoop from owners Ben Puchowitz and Shawn Darragh, who said the project is in the ”very late phases of construction.” Klein also states the menu will have a “funky inauthenticity” in the same vein as Cheu Noodle Bar in Washington Square West. Continue Reading →
The red awnings were taken down last month, and so was that towering sign above the corner.
Owners Shawn Darragh and Ben Puchowitz are renovating the wedge-shaped restaurant at 12th and Passyunk, which will have space for about 50 seats inside and another 30 outside. Says the blog:
Darragh told me that the 50-seat (plus another 30-seats outdoors) restaurant will be called Bing Bing. Bing is Cantonese for dumplings and Bing Bing is just more fun to say. The former El Zarape will be a dim sum house with a large selection of dumplings and buns.