Page 28 - The Hunt Magazine - Winter 2019
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                  Napa, Calif., has its famous wine trail. Madison, Wis., has one devoted to artisan cheeses. There’s even a pie trail in Indiana. Yet, somehow, in Kennett Square, Pa.—the self- proclaimed Mushroom Capital of the World— they haven’t yet created a mushroom trail.
So I’m taking it upon myself to give mushrooms the status they deserve. Much like the subject matter, a few of the stops on this trail are practically hidden from view. But I’ve done the digging. All you have to do is hop in the car and go for a ride in the countryside.
The woodlands
at phillips
Farms MAY
have more
than any
retail shop
in the world.
  Stop #1
Located in quaint downtown Kennett Square, Portabellos is known for its cream-based soup, with a splash of Madeira wine. Chef Brett Hulbert also does a reishi mushroom version as a soup of the day. And don’t miss the exotic crepes, with mushrooms sourced from the local Phillips operation. This decadent starter is
one of my favorite mushroom dishes in all of Pennsylvania. 115 W. State St., (610) 925-4984,
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