A lease has been signed to bring a branch of the Gold Standard Cafe to 20th and Fitzwater sometime in mid-spring, says the Philly Real Estate Blog.
The building previously housed the Beauty Shop Cafe, which closed after a sale to the crew from Walnut Street’s Farmer’s Cabinet, which has had its share of troubles lately. They apparently couldn’t get it together.
Just as well. The Gold Standard Cafe is a popular casual eatery that was “born on the Penn campus and reincarnated on Baltimore Avenue.” Says the blog: