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Restaurant notes: HeadHouse and Khyber Pass are back

New concepts for two bars.

  1. HeadHouse, the craft-beer bar in Society Hill (122 Lombard St.) that opened in June and closed a month later, has a grand reopening up for this weekend (Nov. 12-13-14). Madame Saito, who owns the business, has drafted chef Daniel D'Angelo, a chef-instructor at the Art Institute. The menu now covers America and Asia -- sliders and wings and sushi, oh my -- and there are 20 beers on tap plus 150 by the bottle. For the grand opening, food and drinks will be priced at $5. 

  2. Old City's Khyber Pass Pub (56 S. Second St.) returns Tuesday (Nov. 9) in soft-reopening mode with a Southern-influenced menu by chef Mark McKinney, who runs the kitchens at sibling operations Royal Tavern and Cantina Dos Segundos. He's importing bread from Leidenheimer Baking Co. in Louisiana for the po'boys. Here's a sample menu. The official opening will be Nov. 18.