In mid-August, he went into Manayunk with a noodle concept called @Ramen, an edgy-looking ramen spot at 4357 Main St., and last week he added an izakaya (bar) called Momokawa just up the block at 4371 Main St.
Momokawa, a 15-seater now in a soft-opening phase and open after 5 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday, is awaiting a liquor license. Its menu for now includes rolls and some kitchen dishes.
But wait. There's more.
Kim, 38, a Central High grad, is planning a Jason's Toridasu branch at Presidential City apartments (3900 City Ave., near I-76) — due to pen soon — and he says he is in talks to open an @Ramen next to the Panera Bread location on City Avenue at Monument Road.