Farms just a few miles from ‘pour house’: Get hopped up at fresh Iron Hill/Weavers Way dinners

Beer, Table Hopping | August 14th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear “Farm to table” has become a virtual mantra among many Philadelphia area restaurants in recent years, stressing the claim that they use fresh ingredients from local vendors and farmers instead of relying on processed foods, canned and boxed foods, etc. Well, unless the food is grown in the restaurant’s backyard, it doesn’t […]

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Thai one on at Hill restaurant where east meets west

Uncategorized | August 7th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Jacqueline Rupp From its modern setting to high-tech accommodations, the three­year-old Thai Kuu, the BYOB at the Top of the Hill Plaza, offers Thai cuisine that’s tailored to the American palate. That probably is due in part to the owners of Thai Kuu, the husband and wife team of Steve and Atchara Cooley. Atchara, […]

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Arugula new in Plymouth Meeting: fine food, very noisy

Uncategorized | August 1st, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Emily Vanneman Arugula Restaurant, a BYOB owned by Alan Vaisberg and his daughter, Michelle, is appropriately named for the Italian influence on its menu. It is part of the recently constructed Cold Pointe Village, a development of town houses and businesses along Butler Pike in Plymouth Meeting. Arugula at Cold Point is the second […]

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Re-opening 7 months after 4-alarm blaze – Fire could not destroy spirits of Flourtown merchants

Uncategorized | July 25th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf Despite the owners’ fears that customers would not flock back to South Ocean Asian Bistro in Flourtown, the community proved them wrong last Wednesday at the Grand Re-Opening. The Chinese/Japanese eatery, along with a half dozen other businesses, were forced to close following a devastating four-alarm fire at the Flourtown Pizza Shop […]

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