After a little more than a year, Win and Sutida Somboonsong have ended their partnership with Michael Chow and transformed Newtown Square’s Sangkee Noodle Bowl into Azie Southeast, an offshoot of the couple’s Villanova and Media restaurants of the same name. But if you’re looking for sushi, you’ll have to stick to the other locations, or head west on Route 3 to another successful Somboonsong venture, Teikoku.
Sips Bistro & Bar has taken over the former Moon Saloon space on Phoenixville’s Bridge Street. Owner Fabien Chaigneau (Sofitel Hotel, Brasserie Perrier) offers a menu of traditional French bistro fare.
Running Oct. 12-14 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, the TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine and Spirits features cooking demonstrations from well-known chefs, plus more than 200 food and wine stations. For tickets, visit gourmetshows.com.