Category Archives: Restaurants

Strolling The Avenue

Posted on by Frank Cipparone

Where to dine, BYOB-style, on South Philly’s East Passyunk Ave. Read more

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BYO = Buy Your Own

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Taking time to appreciate the good in PA wine law. Read more

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Bottles and Barbecue

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Pairing current PLCB selections with BBQ at Barbacoa on the Main Line. Read more

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Wine Night in Philly

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Getting schooled on food and drink in the city. Read more

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Thin crust pizza place a new BYO for Main Line

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Jeff has better luck with his latest pizza foray Read more

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Bryn Mawr’s pizza pie BYO tosses a brick

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Jeff gets uppity about pizza and tries an excellent Italian red. Read more

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Savona, sans sommelier

Posted on by Jeff Alexander

Victually, I’m glad to say, Gulph Mills’ premium fine-dining destination, Savona, is in top form. But there’s one seemingly-small-but-significant knock. Here’s a brief field report. I donned a jacket and arrived a few minutes early to meet a friend for an … Read more

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Summer of (Riesling) love

Posted on by Jeff Alexander

Sometimes you can be so close to something you fail to fully appreciate it. Examining our relationships, personal talents and other gifts can readily confirm this. Take Riesling as an example. It’s a wine I love. I’m not just talking … Read more

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Craig LaBan: The dish on top Philly wine spots

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During my recent interview with Philadelphia Inquirer restaurant critic Craig LaBan, I made a point to tap his opinion bank for first-string, wine-leaning destinations in the area so I could share the bounty with you, my fellow vins votaries. Following … Read more

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Main Line pub now open

Posted on by Jeff Alexander

I stopped by Mile Post Pub at Whole Foods Devon today to have a look around. It’s a pretty sleek and shiny retreat from the produce section. Regardless, there’s now a new location on Route 30 to pick up a … Read more

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Whole Foods’ new Main Line pub could leave mark on wine, beer scene

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Following in the tracks of its oversized Plymouth Meeting sister store, the Devon outpost of Whole Foods Markets plans to christen a pub early next week. The Mile Post Pub will likely elevate the supermarket as a Main Line destination … Read more

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