Basil’s Pizza & Grill comes to Stadium District
A new restaurant, Basil’s Pizza & Grill, has opened along Route 61 near FirstEnergy Stadium. The location at 1635 Centre Ave was most recently home to the short-lived second location for Dino’s Wings & Things. Basil’s, which opened earlier this month, features pizzas, wraps, paninis, subs, pasta dinners and more.
Francesca’s delays opening one week
Francesca’s Pizzeria & Restaurant has delayed its opening one week, and is now scheduled to open this Wednesday, March 30. The restaurant, located in the former Arner’s on Howard Boulevard, was originally supposed to open last week, but announced on their Facebook page that they would be taking an extra week to prepare for opening day.
Firefly Cafe opening April 8
The Firefly Cafe, a new vegan restaurant coming to Reading Avenue in Boyertown, is scheduled to open on April 8, according to the cafe’s official Facebook page. The latest post touts the cafe’s passing of its final inspections. The cafe has also announced its hours, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Rice Modern Thai opening April 25
West Reading will have a new restaurant when Rice Modern Thai opens on April 25. The opening date was announced on the restaurant’s Facebook page last week. The restaurant will be located in the former Papillon Brasserie at 615 Penn Avenue.