• 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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  • Kennett Square Gets a Taste of Victory

    Kennett Square Gets a Taste of Victory

    The Downingtown-based brewing company expands its reach further into Chester County.

    Nearly two decades after conceiving Downingtown-based Victory Brewing Company, Bill Covaleski and Ron Barchet have expanded their cult-following beer brand with the introduction of a new brewpub in Kennett Square. In between…
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  • Food Truck Fare

    Food Truck Fare

    Mobile caterers provide food on the fly.

    Molly Johnson bakes pies. Serious pies, both sweet and savory. Bite into the personal-sized, flaky-crusted apple-cranberry variety, or a chicken curry with…
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  • Classic Eats in a New Location

    Classic Eats in a New Location

    The Classic Diner Expands and Continues to Satisfy

    Burgers, fries, milkshakes, and pies! The Classic Diner in Malvern, PA, a popular eatery, opened its new location in West Chester, PA,…
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  • Cooking with Family Heirlooms

    Cooking with Family Heirlooms

    Holiday recipes are an important part of our cultural heritage

    As her friends and relatives will tell you, Andrea Finestrauss, who lives in Hockessin, loves food and loves to cook. and there…
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  • Farm-to-Table Feast

    Farm-to-Table Feast

    Foodies enjoy summer alfresco dinners inside Haskell’s bank barn

    Think about it. What’s the best way to enjoy a farm-to-table dining experience? My vote is for alfresco dining on an actual…
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