In case you missed it, Craig Laban came this close to awarding Serpico, which opened a few months back at 604 South St., a four bell review. Instead, he bestowed three bells while praising the place as “one of the city’s most compelling restaurants.” Read the full review here. But does anyone out there have reviews of their own?
2nd Street Brewhouse in Pennsport is hosting a Rock Paper Scissors tournament on Sat. Oct 12, complete with cash and other prizes, plus plenty of Oktoberfest and pumpkin ales. Find the Facebook event here. First place is worth $50, some beer prizes and $20 gift certificate. Not bad
The Philly Real Estate Blog has an update with some nice pictures of Carpenter Square, the 11-home, 6-condo development with a commercial space coming to 17th and Carpenter Streets in G-Ho.
Zagat caught up with Joncarl Lachman last week to get some more details about Noord, the Northern European BYO coming to the fountain. Photo from Zagat’s blog Here are some highlights from Zagat’s nice Q&A (read the whole thing here):
Dew’s Deli, a Mediterranean-inspired deli/grocery/sandwich shop with some health-conscious sensibilities, opened a couple months ago at 1710 S. 10th St., across from Watkins Drinkery. 1710 S. 10th St. From the outside, the shop doesn’t seem to stand out much from
EDITOR’S NOTE: This post has been updated at the end Contrary to the hubbub around the closure of Carman’s Country Kitchen, there isn’t a pizza place coming into the corner after all. Already some action. Too bad it means nothing