Northern Liberties: A Thriving Outdoor Scene
Dining in the clouds, Philly style
by Michael Kline
“…Bourbon & Branch at 705 N. Second St. in Northern Liberties has taken on the pizza stylings of partner Daniel Gutt.
Speaking of which: Northern Liberties has boomed lately into a thriving outdoor scene at the Piazza and Liberties Walk, with landscaped streateries taking over the now-shuttered traffic lane on Second Street.
The area veterans — Urban Village, a brewpub with pizzas, across from the granddaddy of the neighborhood, El Camino Real, with Tex-Mex — have been joined by two New York City-rooted bar brands: an upmarket Mexican/tequila bar called Añejo and a comfort-food/lounge called SET NoLibs…”