CENTER CITY — Fine Palate owner Courtney Dow is celebrating her Center City bi-level restaurant’s first anniversary with lunch. Chef Vince Joseph’s new globe-hopping menu will bring on burgers, pork belly banh mis, Turkish-style Döner Kebabs, and ramen. Lunch hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 - 3:00 p.m., with brunch on the weekends.
RITTENHOUSE SQUARE — On Monday, November 14, freshly opened modern Italian Scarpetta will launch lunch. You’ll have a choice between an à la carte menu as well as a three-course prix-fixe “power lunch” for $28 a person. The restaurant will serve lunch Monday through Friday 11:30 to 3 p.m.
CENTER CITY — Harp & Crown, Michael Schulson’s new Sansom Street beauty queen, launched lunch service last week. Karen Nicholas’s menu of salads, sandwiches, pizzas and snacks is available from 11:30 - 3 p.m. on weekdays in the upstairs dining room.