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The New Face of Shore Dining

The New Face of Shore Dining

The latest evolution of the shore’s rapidly maturing dining scene is SAX Prix, a fine dining pop-up serving a lavish multi-course prix fixe menu by executive chef Tim Hamill. SAX restaurant at The Reeds at Shelter Haven, in Stone Harbor, NJ, has undergone a clever redesign for the occasion, complete with a new bar and […]

June 26, 2015 | By More
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Let It Pour

Let It Pour

If the sharp increase in pop-up beer gardens is any indication, there will be no drought this summer. Not of the liquid gold variety, at least. The latest was conceived by Chestnut Hill couple Karen and Jeff Regan and their business partner, Michala Costello. Erin Wallace and Paul Trowbridge, the owner and chef of Lafayette […]

June 26, 2015 | By More
Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Lobster?

Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Lobster?

Pining for the Shore? We’re about to spare you a two-hour round trip. Stella Blu, in Conshy, has created a special menu dedicated entirely to lobster. It’s available Thursday through Sunday all summer long. Here’s a taste: gazpacho; mini-lobster rolls; baby lobster with mac-and-cheese; lobster with scratch-made pappardelle; and, naturally, a whole lobster—as in one […]

June 12, 2015 | By More
The Most Innovative Kitchen Around

The Most Innovative Kitchen Around

Marigold Kitchen BYOB, in University City, may just be the most innovative restaurant around these parts. At the very least, owners/chefs Andrew Kochan and Tim Lanza know how to keep the dining experience interesting. Their latest adventure: Test Kitchen Tuesday. Every Tuesday night throughout the summer, along with executive chef Keith Krajewski, they’ll be cooking […]

June 12, 2015 | By More
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Outdoor Concert Series Returns in Ardmore

Outdoor Concert Series Returns in Ardmore

The summer concert series at Suburban Square, in Ardmore, returns June 10 with a performance by Ryan Tennis & The Clubhouse Band. The series will feature a different act every Wednesday night, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., in the main courtyard. The concerts are free. On June 17, indie singer-songwriter Kyle Campbell will take the […]

June 5, 2015 | By More
Philadelphia Museum of Art Shares Some of its Collection with the Main Line

Philadelphia Museum of Art Shares Some of its Collection with the Main Line

Imagine encountering Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” along a bike path, or Claude Monet’s “The Japanese Footbridge and the Water Lily Pool, Giverny” in the middle of a park. Such a reality began to unfold earlier this month when the Philadelphia Museum of Art, with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, launched Inside Out, an initiative […]

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Burritos, But With a Twist

Burritos, But With a Twist

Dinner is now served at Mugshots Coffeehouse, in Fairmount, where Manita Burrito is taking over Thursdays through Sundays. Partners Noam Kugelmass, a serial entrepreneur, and chef Michael O’Halloran, of Bistro 7 in Old City, are expanding and revising their original pop-up concept, formerly known as Freekeh Burrito, from the summer. Their signature, though, remains the […]

November 12, 2014 | By More
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A Final Show for the Late Painter Donald Wilf

A Final Show for the Late Painter Donald Wilf

An exhibition and sale of 18 paintings by the late Donald Stanley Wilf will be held Nov. 22 and 23 at The Kevin D. Marlo Little Theatre at Harcum College, in Bryn Mawr. Wilf owned the Ardmore interior design firm Donald Stanley Inc. from 1959 to 2011. He died in January 2012 at the age […]

November 12, 2014 | By More
Small-Batch Christmas Shopping

Small-Batch Christmas Shopping

Main Line Art Center’s Holiday Fine Craft Sale will run through November 23 at its Haverford location. The work of a jury-selected field of 38 professional artisans, who range in disciplines from handmade jewelry and clothing to ornate glass and pottery, is ripe for stocking stuffing. An added incentive: The proceeds will benefit the center’s […]

November 12, 2014 | By More
Happy Birthday to Us

Happy Birthday to Us

Conshy’s Isabella is marking its fourth anniversary with a $35-, four-course dinner menu through the end of the month. It reads like a greatest hits playlist by the Spanish-centric restaurant: a charcuterie sampler featuring fennel salami, chorizo, hot coppa and Serrano ham; sautéed octopus coupled with chorizo and garlic; and a grilled, herb-marinated chicken breast […]

November 12, 2014 | By More
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