Neighborhood Watch

Kibitz Room Is Now Schlesinger’s; Philly’s Best Restaurant Is in Conshohocken

Center City: The Kibitz Room at 1521 Locust Street has changed its name to Schlesinger’s Restaurant and Delicatessen. [Grub Street]
Center City: Famous Dave’s opens its BBQ Shack at 17th and Chestnut street. [Meal Ticket]
Pennsport: Raw Dawgs at 2nd and Morris is undergoing ownership and name changes. [Foobooz]
East Passyunk: Salt & Pepper, the former Queen Village BYOB that’s had its sights set on the former Michael’s Cafe space on Passyunk Ave., soft opens tonight and will likely start taking reservations after the holidays. [Meal Ticket]
Fishtown: The Zoning Board has denied Saint Benjamin Brewing Company, a “nano-brewery,” the opportunity to open, operate and brew beer in Fishtown. [Facebook]
East Falls: For & Barrel owners transform the former Franco’s Trattoria into East Falls’ first Ice Lounge. [philly2night]
Conshohocken: Chip Roman’s BYOB Blackfish was ranked number one on Philly Mag’s list of 50 Best Restaurants. [Restaurant Club]

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