Tag Archives: Main Line

Puck-sized Pepperoni & Short Sips

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Jeff finds his summertime wine groove. 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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When last chance wine is first rate

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Jeff finds love in the clearance aisle. 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

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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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Notes from Valley Forge fest of food and wine (spirits too)

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Their claim was plain: This year’s Festival showcases the finest in wine, spirits and gourmet foods… OK, then. Count me in. Following are observations from the Philadelphia Taste Festival of Food Wine and Spirits at the Valley Forge Convention Center. I … Read more

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Summer of (Riesling) love

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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

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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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