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There’s Always Room for Mexican Food

There’s Always Room for Mexican Food

Who doesn’t love Mexican food? Or, for that matter, any variation of it? Clearly, no one around here. With restaurants in University City and Willow Grove already raking it in, Mad Mex, a Pittsburgh-based chain, is prepping to launch a third, this one in the Wynnewood Shopping Center, on Aug. 11. There will be tables […]

July 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Elizabeth Gilbert’s Latest Novel Comes to Life

Elizabeth Gilbert’s Latest Novel Comes to Life

To the rest of the world, she’s Elizabeth Gilbert, Bestselling Author. To us, she’s Elizabeth Gilbert, well, Bestselling Author. But she’s also a neighbor and the owner of the always-irresistible Frenchtown, NJ, emporium Two Buttons. Last fall, Gilbert published The Signature of All Things, and it’s, of course, gone on to become a New York […]

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Iron Hill Goes Really Farm to Table

Iron Hill Goes Really Farm to Table

On the first Wednesday this month and next (September 3), Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, in Chestnut Hill, will be offering a series of “Philly Grown, Philly Raised” menu additions featuring the produce from nearby—like, 10 miles away—Weavers Way Farms at Saul Agricultural High School and Awbury Arboretum. “We strive to serve local ingredients wherever […]

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In Ardmore, a Shopping Soundtrack

In Ardmore, a Shopping Soundtrack

Suburban Square’s free, weekly outdoor concert series will continue Wednesday, at 5 p.m., with Phyllis Chapell & SIORA. Chapell was named one of the top 500 jazz vocalists of all-time by critic Scott Yanow. She and her band blend the sounds of North and South America, Europe and the Middle East. On July 30, Beats […]

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Kosher Bakery Opens in Bala Cynwyd

Kosher Bakery Opens in Bala Cynwyd

The same group that brought you Citron + Rose opened a kosher bakery in Bala Cynwyd last week. Six Points Bakery, located at 289 Montgomery Avenue, is serving scones, brownies and pastries, along with a rotating crop of bagels, muffins and cookies—double chocolate cranberry pistachio cookies and peach bourbon turnovers, for starters—all baked daily—and true […]

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5 Minutes, Apparently, is the New Benchmark for Pizza Delivery

5 Minutes, Apparently, is the New Benchmark for Pizza Delivery

Restaurateurs and brothers Nick Farrell, the owner of Sovana Bistro in Kennett Square, and Tom Farrell, the owner of The Classic Diner in Malvern, just opened RapiDOUGH Pizza Pies at the Providence Town Center, in Collegeville. The menu features brick-oven pizzas and calzones and handmade salads crafted from local ingredients and house-made cheeses—all of it […]

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Out of the Bottle and Into the Bowl

Out of the Bottle and Into the Bowl

Victory Brewing Company, the Downingtown-based craft brewer, has a new take on the pint with the launch of its own line of ice cream. The three flavors—Hopped Up Devil, Triple Monkey and Storm Drop—are going for $6.49 a pint at Kimberton Whole Foods, Shady Brook Farm and the Victory retail outlet. The ice cream’s made […]

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Fourth Fireworks and Then Some

Fourth Fireworks and Then Some

So you’re looking for some fireworks, are you? Thanks to your generous spam filter setting (some would even say irresponsible), we’re able to deliver the lowdown here and now. Narberth takes its patriotism super-seriously (www.narberthfourthofjuly.com). We’re talking a full day loaded with everything from a baby parade and pie-eating contest to live concerts and, of […]

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Register for Alex’s Lemonade Stand July Ride

Register for Alex’s Lemonade Stand July Ride

Registration’s now open for Alex’s Lemonade Stand’s third annual Lemon Ride Bicycle Tour, which will launch from and finish in Doylestown July 20. There are four routes that range from the four-mile Family Fun Ride to a hilly 63-mile leg-shredder. All of the courses will begin and end at Central Bucks West High School, where […]

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Monday: Cali Wine-Pairing Dinner at Azie on Main

Monday: Cali Wine-Pairing Dinner at Azie on Main

Azie on Main, in Villanova, is hosting a California wine-pairing dinner Monday at 7 p.m. Chef Ricardo Franco will create a menu inspired by the featured selections from the Paul Hobbs Winery, which maintains vineyards in Sonoma County and Napa Valley. (Forbes has called Hobbs “the Steve Jobs of wine.”) Wine Merchant’s Hudson Austin is […]

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