Sophia’s, which had its share of false starts and name changes during its transition from Salt and Pepper at the end of last year, looks to have closed down for good.
A sign on the door at 1623 E. Passyunk Ave. simply says they’re on vacation. Usually, restaurants will say when the vacation ends, you know, so you’ll show up again. More telling, however, is that the phone number is disconnected and they’re no longer on Open Table.
Foobooz reports that chef Christopher Lee’s Long Island restaurant Huntingdon Social closed earlier this summer.
We tried reaching out to owner Joe Massara, but haven’t heard back. He has a way of popping up, so we’ll see if this place stays empty or is just retooling. It’s a shame, though. The place had so much potential, even if the menu was a little unorthodox. Did you like it?