• Kennett Winterfest Returns Feb. 23

    Kennett Winterfest Returns Feb. 23

    Now in its seventh year, the festival will feature more than 60 craft breweries.



    Sipping brews isn’t just for summer thanks to Kennett Winterfest. Now in its seventh year, the annual event returns to the borough…
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  • Meet the Avondale Couple Making Maple Syrup with a Twist

    Meet the Avondale Couple Making Maple Syrup with a Twist

    Kyle and Sara Dewees’ Whiskey Hollow has become a crowd favorite thanks to aging some of their syrup in whiskey barrels from Pottstown’s Manatawny Still Works.



    What else do you do with acres of maple trees but make syrup? That was the thinking of Avondale residents Kyle and…
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  • The Creamery to Reopen on Nov. 16

    The Creamery to Reopen on Nov. 16

    The Kennett Square beer garden was on hiatus this summer, but will soon return year-round.



    Following months of closure and uncertainty about its future due to zoning issues, the Creamery will reopen to the public on Nov.…
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  • The Gables at Chadds Ford to Host Pop-Up Beer Garden

    The Gables at Chadds Ford to Host Pop-Up Beer Garden

    The restaurant will have live music, lawn games and plenty of beer on Thursdays, starting July 5.



    Get your cornhole bag-throwing arm ready because the Gables in Chadds Ford is turning its outside terrace into a festive beer garden…
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  • 1723 Vineyards Opens in Landenberg

    1723 Vineyards Opens in Landenberg

    Specializing in premium Mid-Atlantic wines, the vineyard debuted on June 23.



    Growing up in the Midwest, Ben and Sarah Cody probably never imagined they’d one day have their own vineyard in a quiet…
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  • Field to Fork Dinners Return to SIW Vegetables

    Field to Fork Dinners Return to SIW Vegetables

    The Wednesday night dinner series kicks off on June 27 at Hill Girt Farm.



    Chadds Ford’s SIW Vegetables is bringing back its popular dinning series, Field to Fork Dinners, starting June 27. Set in the rustic-chic…
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  • 7 Savory Holiday Gifts

    7 Savory Holiday Gifts

    Here’s where you can find tasty treats throughout the Brandywine Valley.



    Often, it is the thought that counts. True, family holiday gifts often fulfill a specific need or a whispered wish, whether it’s…
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  • Pair Summer Salads with Rosé Wines

    Pair Summer Salads with Rosé Wines

    They’re on trend and light enough for the sultry season.



    Over the past few years, the garden salad-once an uninspiring tangle of lettuce and croutons drenched with Italian or Russian dressing-has undergone…
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  • Presents for the Palate

    Presents for the Palate

    These culinary treats make for perfect stocking stuffers.



    Once upon a time, long before children could just text their lists to Santa, they would hang their stockings on the mantelpiece…
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  • A Brandywine Valley Tour de Cuisine

    A Brandywine Valley Tour de Cuisine

    From chocolate to wine to cheese, the region has plenty gastronomic offerings.



    I recently took an exploratory tour of Hunt Country food purveyors, both to refresh my memory of their offerings and to do…
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  • Tailgate Classics

    Tailgate Classics

    Looking for a new twist on traditional salads? Here are three great recipes from Janssen’s Market in Greenville, Del.



    Kale & Wheat Berry Salad 1 cup wheat berries 2 cups water  3 cups kale, stems removed and coarsely chopped 4 spring…
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  • Excitement on the Sidelines

    Excitement on the Sidelines

    Tips for tailgating throughout the season.



    Nancy Swayne has been tailgating at steeplechases for half a century. In the early days, she helped her mother plan the menu.…
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  • BYOB in Chadds Ford a Dutch Treat

    BYOB in Chadds Ford a Dutch Treat

    Upscale ambiance with down-home cooking.



    It’s a good sign that the rabbit hasenpfeffer is a staple at Junto right out of the gate. A York County native, owner MacGregor Mann had…
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