Poe’s Sandwich Joint is formally coming once more after the favored Fishtown spot instantly closed in July after solely eight months in enterprise.
The sandwich retailer’s proprietor, Richard Tamaccio Jr., launched on Poe’s Instagram net web page Monday night that the short-lived retailer will be reopening. It is not clear the place the model-new location will be, nevertheless, Tamaccio confirmed it will be in Fishtown.
Tamaccio wrote on social media, “We’re ecstatic to announce that @poessandwichjoint is officially back in business. New location coming soon to Fishtown. Details to follow shortly. Thank youse for the unwavering support.”
Poe’s Sandwich Joint, initially located on the intersection of Frankford Avenue and Marlborough Street, closed without warning on July 28.
During its eight months in enterprise Poe’s critically worthwhile – it was named to Eater’s document of “Epic Philly Sandwiches to Eat Before you Die” and gained a “Best of Philly” award from Philly Mag. At a similar time, Tamaccio said he was struggling financially and was unable to renegotiate the lease at the retailer’s former location.
In a social media publish, which has since been deleted, he said, “I’m not gonna bulls—t you anymore because I consider us friends now. I took out a loan to open Poe’s that, let’s say, to put it lightly, was not FDIC insured. It has unfortunately left me in a tenuous financial situation, to say the very least. That grim reality coupled with the fact that I was unable to renegotiate a long-term lease in the current location has left me no choice but to close the restaurant.”
Poe’s Sandwich Joint’s menu included distinctive creations, identical to the “Uncle Tony,” an artisanal Philly cheesesteak with gouda whiz, “The Hamilton,” a hen cutlet sandwich with bacon, French fries, and ranch, and an assortment of fry varieties, like loaded fries and funnel cake fries.