- The South Philly Review checked back on Le Viet, and reviewer Phyllis Stein-Novack heaps the praise on the place, at 1019 S. 11th St., as she gives a rare “four tips of the toque”:
Modern surroundings, fresh ingredients, an affordable cocktail and wine list and a moderately priced menu that is not too large and carefully planned are the reasons I would return again and again.
- Speaking of PSN, she also loved Blue Belly BBQ at 600 Catharine St.: ” ‘God, it smells good in here,’ I said as soon as Edward and I stepped into Blue Belly BBQ.”
- The housing development that is replacing the fire-ravaged Mummers warehouse at 1301 S. 2nd St. is rising out the the ground, reports Pennsporter, which has a bunch of pictures of the construction. This is what it eventually will look like: