Matt Cahn is in a pickle. No, wait. Matt Cahn has a pickle. An enormous plastic one, the dimensions of a small little one, mendacity flat on a pool desk within the middle of his new 120-seat restaurant in Fishtown. It’s throughout from the curved bar, down the way in which from the espresso station, and a stone’s throw from a vivid pink trash can on the entrance, the place a well-known picture of Princess Diana — smiling beatifically and carrying an Eagles jacket — welcomes you to the clubhouse.
The pickle hasn’t but been given a task at Center Little one Clubhouse — Cahn’s second, a lot bigger restaurant set to open subsequent week at 1232 North Entrance Avenue — however it could ultimately develop into a lightweight fixture. “Should you attempt arduous sufficient, something is a lightweight,” Cahn says whereas leaning on a darkish inexperienced tiled standing bar