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Savona, sans sommelier

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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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Smokin’ hot…or Rhone if you want to

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A little humor goes a long way – maybe more so when it’s unintentional. In this case, an amusing and almost unnoticeable gaffe helps me underscore the merits of Grenache, a less-than-mainstream grape that should be on your list. Even … 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

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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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