Archive for May, 2012

Culinary by Nature

Sean McPaul, the chef of Talula’s Garden, one of Philadelphia’s most promising restaurants, reflects on a well-nourished life that seems to have groomed him for this exact moment. Maybe it was my dad. Maybe it was my history. Maybe it was the restaurant climate of the time. Maybe I was just hungry. How it is […]

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Anything (Fashionable) Goes

Free Reign Boutique When long held tradition fuses with a fresh retail approach, the offspring is the most buzzed-about addition to Conshohocken’s shopping mecca. Free Reign Boutique, the brainchild of mother and son Linda and Josh Denenberg, is 3,000 square feet of unique gift ideas housed within Kay Lighting and Design, a mainstay since 1947. […]

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15 Seconds of Fame are More Precious than Any Stone

Social media and semi-precious stones have proven to be a profitable combination for Marissa Small, the owner of Mina Danielle, a signature line of customized jewelry. In pairing the two, she’s garnered a following thousands strong that spans the Main Line to Hollywood and includes “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Kyle Richards. Small, who […]

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The Unsuspecting Winemaker

Not too long ago, grapes were the furthest thing from Kieran Robinson’s mind. But with the release of the first wine under his own label, they’ve fast become his way of life. By Mike Madaio When Kieran Robinson left Downingtown for Ithaca College, he had no intention of finding a job in the wine industry. […]

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Coffee Runs Thicker than Water

A star chef and a coffee aficionado finally harnessed their brainchild. Years in the making, it was long overdue, but for no reason more important than because the near-lifelong friends needed to reclaim some common ground. By Scott Edwards Once they finished waiting the dinner shift, routine dictated that Damien Pileggi and Jonathan Adams headed […]

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