already mentioned, here are a few more.
Around September 15, West Philly will be receiving a new creperie and espresso bar in the form of Rue 52. Offerings will include Philadelphia spins on traditional French fare (503 S. 52nd St.; 7:30-6 PM Monday-Thursday, 7:30-7 PM Friday and Saturday and 10-6 PM on Sundays).
According to the Insider, in October Fishtown residents can welcome Lloyd, a new bar from retired science teacher Lloyd Coudriet and his son and daughter in law, who helped open NYC's Whiskey Ward. The casual ambiance will be complemented by a simple food menu along with plenty of - mostly American - whiskey selections (529 E. Girard Ave.).
Lastly, Drexel University students will have a new food option to check out later this fall when Market 16 & Noodle Bar opens. Foobooz reports that the restaurant, named after the number of its parking garage, will serve tea, sushi and of course, noodles (34th and Market).