Closed nine months due to fire: No beach in sight from New South Ocean in Flourtown

Eat Local, Local Life | January 18th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf The owners of the New South Ocean Asian Bistro in Flourtown certainly have some staying power as the growing Lin family celebrates the 10-year anniversary of their popular Chinese/Japanese eatery located near the Acme in the Flourtown Shopping Center. But the couple’s journey hasn’t been all smooth sailing. Shortly after they took […]

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Plans coming to a head for upcoming brewery in G’town

Eat Local | August 1st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Elizabeth Coady Laura Lacy bought her boyfriend Todd a beer-making kit for his 30th birthday in 2010. Four years later, Todd became her husband. When they got married, the couple held their wedding reception at Yards Brewing on Spring Garden Street. Eight years later, beer-making is now a professional calling for the couple. The […]

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

Eat Local | 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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