NoLibs: Former Barbuzzo sous chef Nikki Hill and her partner Claire Wadsworth will begin serving al fresco dinners in the corner garden adjacent to former Arbol Café at Second and Poplar streets starting in June, as part of the launch La Copine, a prepared foods, catering and supper club venture. [Meal Ticket]
Fishtown: Stephen Starr’s unnamed beer garden in Fishtown is making progress. On Thursday, April 7 and Friday, April 8, the Starr fleet is holding open houses at the former Tangerine space (232 Market St.), and accepting applications for all positions.
Queen Village: David Ansill unloaded the property that once housed his namesake restaurant at Third and Bainbridge streets. Blackfish/Mica chef-owner Chip Roman is rumored to be interested in opening a restaurant in it. [Foobooz]
Southwark: The fried chicken joint at 5th and Washington has been razed to make room for a nebulous retail operation and apartments. [Naked Philly]