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The Little Lion Grand Opening Party

PhillyMag (The Scene) — 2016 – 01 – 08

The Little Lion officially opened yesterday on Chestnut St. in the old Haru. On Wednesday night, owners Chris Younge and Jason Dills hosted a party for the press and friends.

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The Little Lion continues 'evolution' of Old City

Philadelphia Business Journal — 2016 – 01 – 08

The Little Lion, with its Southern-influenced menu, opened Thursday at 3rd and Chestnut streets in 6,500 square feet of space, with its four distinct areas that include a raw bar and an upstairs balcony.

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New Restaurant Opens In Old City

CBS Philly — 2016 – 01 – 08

Old City’s massive vacant corner restaurant that was once Haru restaurant is no longer vacant. This is opening weekend for The Little Lion at 243 Chestnut Street.

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Comfort Is On The Menu At The Little Lion

Eater.com — 2016 – 01 – 07

The Little Lion opened its doors today, welcoming in hungry lunch-goers, and later on, they'll do the same for a dinner crowd ready to eat chef Sean Ciccarone's Southern-inspired comfort food.

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Now Open: The Little Lion in Old City

PhillyMag (foobooz) — 2016 – 01 – 07

The Little Lion is now open at 3rd and Chestnut Streets. The former Haru has been extensively renovated and is now serving up chef Sean Ciccarone’s Southern comfort food.

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First Look: The Little Lion

Zagat — 2016 – 01 – 07

Opening its doors for lunch service today, the Little Lion is waking up a sleepy stretch of Third Street with a menu full of comfort food classics, an icy raw bar and craft drafts and cocktails.

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Peek Inside The Little Lion, and Then Eat There Tomorrow

Eater.com — 2016 – 01 – 06

Tomorrow marks the opening of The Little Lion, Old City's newest public house. A menu by chef Sean Ciccarone of Southern-influenced comfort food will compliment a 16 tap bar including draft cold-pressed coffee, sangria, and of course, beer and cider.

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The Little Lion: Taking pride in history in Old City

Philly.com — 2016 – 01 – 05

Big cats are not the theme of The Little Lion, the upmarket but casual American bar-restaurant opening Thursday, Jan. 7 at the corner of Third and Chestnut Streets in Old City, filling the long-vacant space that was Haru.

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