Work has started on replacement for Sophia’s – not called Encelade (updated)

Work has begun on the forthcoming restaurant with “wine-driven food” from chef Townsend Wentz in the former Sophia’s at 1623 E. Passyunk Ave. Brown paper is covering the windows and a liquor license has popped up with the name Encelade, which

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PSN gushes over Sophia’s; 11 homes coming to site of Fralinger fire

Phyllis Stein-Novack of the South Philly Review gave a rare four tips of the toque to Sophia’s at  1623 E Passyunk Ave. Wowed by the service, the twist on classics like paella and cassoulet, and the bang for your buck, Stein-Novack describes

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