Get to know the 5 freshest new businesses to debut in Philadelphia

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Interested in sampling the freshest new spots in Philadelphia? From Hawaiian poke bowls to Neapolitan-style pizza, read on for the newest spots to arrive around town.

Big Catch Poke

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Wander over to 1840 E. Passyunk Ave. in East Passyunk and you'll find Big Catch Poke, a new spot to score bubble tea and poke.

This spot offers build-your-own poke bowls and signature specialties. Look for the Passyunk Double Passion with salmon, avocado, corn, seaweed salad and hot sauce topped with eel and sesame seeds. 

Porcos Porchetteria

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Porcos Porchetteria is a spot to score sandwiches and more, that recently opened its doors at 2204 Washington Ave. in Point Breeze.

This spot, which replaced Kermit's Bake Shoppe, offers bite-sized pastries and Italian roast pork sandwiches, according to Philly Mag. Look for eclairs, mousse cakes and tarts. 


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At 2290 E. Butler St., you'll find the latest outpost of Lidl, the German-based grocery store chain, which opened its first U.S. stores in June 2017, boasts locations in the Hampton Roads, New York and Raleigh-Durham metro areas.

At this grocery chain, look for produce, baked goods, meat products, wine and more. 

Amazing Crab House

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Amazing Crab House is a sports bar and Southern spot, offering seafood and more, that recently opened its doors at 604 S. Second St. in Queen Village.

On the menu, look for Cajun wing-stuffed baskets, crawfish po' boys and oysters. 

Gigi Pizza

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Now open at 504 Bainbridge St. in Queen Village is Gigi Pizza, a spot to score pizza and more.

The owners behind Gigi Pizza also founded restaurants Ambra, Southwark and Olly, according to Philly Mag. Look for 11 Neapolitan-style pies, including burgers, wings and lasagna. 

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