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Where to Find the Best Food and Drink Around the Main Line in 2021

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From wood-fired pizza to elegant wine tastings, the Main Line has all the food and drinks you could crave for your next night out.

BEST ALFRESCO DINING: Byrsa Bistro Photo by Ed Williams

BEST ALFRESCO DINING: Byrsa Bistro Photo by Ed Williams

ALFRESCO DINING

Byrsa Bistro

This historic gingerbread house at the end of a country road offers delicious Mediterranean favorites like stuffed grape leaves, seafood paella, branzino, and a long list of flatbreads. 128 Glen Mills Road, Glen Mills, (610) 444-3277, glenmills.byrsabistro.com

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ALFRESCO DINING

Brickside Grille

540 Wellington Square Exton, (610) 321-1600, bricksidegrille.com

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APPETIZERS

Brick & Brew

Various locations, bricknbrewpub.com

APPETIZERS TO GO

Sorelle Cucina

The eggplant stacks and spinach-and-artichoke dip are delicious, but the mac-and-cheese cups are our favorite grab-and-go appetizer. Available plain or spiked with Buffalo chicken, jalapeño pepper, and mushroom with caramelized onion. 30 Conestoga Road, Malvern, (484) 994-9316, sorellecucina.com

ARTISAN BREAD

Brandywine Valley Bread

Get here early to grab fresh loaves of pane bianco—and try the house-made jams. 3941 Lincoln Hwy, Downingtown, (484) 698-8172, brandywinevalleybread.com

ASIAN FUSION

The Blue Elephant

The breathtaking indoor fountain, quartz bar and crushed-velvet booths can’t upstage Blue Elephant’s first-class sushi, drunken noodles and pad Thai. 152 E. High St., Pottstown, (484) 949-9084, blueelephantbar.com

ASIAN NOODLES

DanDan

We love the spicy crispy noodles. Add chicken, beef, pork or lamb—or opt for the tasty tofu. 214 Sugartown Road, Wayne, (484) 580-8558, dandanrestaurant.com

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ASIAN RESTAURANT

Nectar

1091 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, (610) 725-9000, tastenectar.com

BAGEL AND LOX

Mrs. Marty’s Deli

This 50-year institution excels at smoked fish plates, blintzes, knishes, chicken matzo ball soup and a much-raved-about corn beef special. 1991 Sproul Road, Broomall, (610) 359-1688, mrsmartysdeli.com

BAGELS

Country Bagel and Bakery

Fresh and flavorful, these bagels are great with cream cheese or one of the many creative spreads—like cinnamon honey butter. 145 E. Gay St., West Chester, (610) 696-8890, countrybagel.com

BAR FOOD

DiFabio’s

The fried house-made mozzarella (with crispy prosciutto and tomato cream sauce) is a must Regulars have been known to consume the garlic knots by the (few) dozen. 1243 N. Providence Road, Media, (484) 444-0850, difabiosevents.com

BARBECUE

Wilson’s Secret Sauce

Slow smoked and sliced thin, the brisket is the best in the region—and the house-made baked beans are off the charts. 265 E. Township Line Road, Upper Darby, (484) 453-8608, secretsaucebbq.com

BARBECUE SANDWICH

Sophie’s BBQ

This promising newbie’s comfort food lineup includes dry-rub chicken, baby back ribs, Louisiana hot links and pulled-pork shoulder. The latter makes for a sublimely succulent sandwich. 64 Rittenhouse Place, Ardmore, (610) 642-0100, sophiesbbq.com

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BEER FLIGHTS

Levante Stables

160 Park Road, Chester Springs, (484) 359-4720, levantebrewing.com

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BEER SELECTION (RESTAURANT)

Brick & Brew

Various locations, bricknbrewpub.com

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BEER SELECTION (STORE)

Exton Beverage Company

310 E. Lincoln Highway Exton, (610) 363-7020, extonbeverage.com

BIRTHDAY CAKES

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Delicious and adorable, these bundts are a great alternative to traditional round or sheet cakes. The red velvet is our fallback. Springfield, Wayne, Wynnewood, (215) 454-2286, nothingbundtcakes.com

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BEST BISTRO: Mae’s Photo by Ed Williams

BEST BISTRO: Mae’s Photo by Ed Williams

BISTRO

Mae’s

39 W. Gay St., West Chester, (484) 887-0062, maeswc.com

BLOODY MARY

Bar Avalon

John Brandt-Lee’s innovative “bloody board” combines two full-size Bloody Marys with shrimp, celery stalks, stuffed olives, peppers, pickles and charcuterie. 116 E. Gay St., West Chester, (610) 436-4100, avalonrestaurant.net

BOTTLE SHOP

Letty’s Tavern

The former Kennett Inn is now a combination gastro pub and underground bottle shop with a tasting-lounge vibe. 201 E. State St., Kennett Square, (610) 444-5687, lettystavern.com

BOOZY BRUNCH

White Dog Cafe

After filling up on cinnamon-and-sugar waffles and a few Pawberry Juleps, brunch can easily extend into happy hour amid the whimsical pooch-themed art at this popular local chain. Various locations, whitedogcafe.com

BREAD

Malvern Buttery

A rustic, slow-fermented sourdough made with organic white flour and house-milled whole grains, the Country White will become your next household staple. 233 E. King St., Malvern, (610) 296-2534, malvernbuttery.com

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BREAKFAST

Nudy’s Cafe

Various locations, nudyscafes.com

BREAKFAST TO GO

Paloma’s

Among the Phoenixville crowd, it’s fast becoming a weekday ritual to browse the recently opened Euro-style market, sipping lattes, sampling pastries and chatting with neighbors. 101 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (484) 302-7830, ilovepalomas.com

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BREWERY

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

Various Locations, ironhillbrewery.com

BREWERY EXPANSION

Stolen Sun Brewing

Making the most of the massive space next door, Stolen Sun has added two barrels to its existing 10, reworked its canning operations and expanded its outdoor beer garden—just in time for summer. 342 N. Pottstown Pike, Exton, (484) 879-4161, stolensun.com

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BRUNCH

White Dog Cafe

Various locations, whitedog.com

BURGER

Ripplewood Whiskey & Craft

The Gouda and bologna make for an unlikely combination that somehow shines. Also credit the special sauce, which is a well-guarded secret recipe. 29 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, (610) 486-7477, ripplewoodbar.com

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BURGER

White Dog Cafe

Various locations, whitedog.com

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BYOB

Fellini Cafe

3541 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 353-6131, fellinicafenewtownsquare.com

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BEST CAJUN FUSION: Bloom Southern Kitchen Photo by Ed Williams

CAJUN FUSION

Bloom Southern Kitchen

The South rises again in Chester County, thanks to Bloom’s strikingly authentic gumbo. Other comfy food highlights include crab-and-mushroom hushpuppies, pickled fried green tomatoes and chicken waffles. 123 Pottstown Pike, Chester Springs, (484) 359-4144, bloomsouthernkitchen.com

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CAKES

Yori’s Bakery

15 N. Church St., West Chester, (610) 344-9674, yorisbakery.com

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CHEESESTEAK

The Original Thunderbird Steakhouse

2323 West Chester Pike, Broomall, (610) 356-9969, theoriginalthunderbird.com

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CHEF

Adam Cirineo, DiFabio’s

1243 N. Providence Road, Media, (484) 444-0850, difabiosevents.com

CHICKEN POT PIE

Black Powder Tavern

A flaky, perfectly executed crust envelops braised chicken, carrots, celery, onions, English peas and mushrooms, all swimming in a savory gravy. 1164 Valley Forge Road, Wayne, (610) 293-9333, blackpowdertavern.com

CHICKEN SANDWICH

Jasper’s Westside

A tender and juicy fried chicken breast arrives sandwiched between two halves of a brioche bun, with pickles, barbecue sauce and a spicy kick. Take that, Chic-fil-A. 101 Ford St., Conshohocken, (484) 368-3529, jasperswestside.com

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CHINESE TO GO

Margaret Kuo’s

Various locations, margaretkuo.com

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CHOCOLATE SHOP

Éclat Chocolate

24 S. High St., West Chester, (610) 692-5206, eclatchocolate.com

CIGAR BAR

The Cigar Republic

A variety of top-notch cocktails, the best cigars available and a state-of-the-art air filtration system make this a great destination for a guys’ (or girls’) night out. 126 Fayette St., Conshohocken, (610) 553-4827, thecigarrepublic.com

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CLASSIC COCKTAILS

Pietro’s Prime

125 W. Market St., West Chester, (484) 760-6100, pietrosprime.com

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CLASSIC FRENCH RESTAURANT

Paloma’s

101 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (484) 302-7830, ilovepalomas.com

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COLD BREW COFFEE

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

915 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (215) 398-3091, lacolombe.com

COMMUNITY-MINDED RESTAURANT

Soltane Café

This nonprofit space is staffed by a remarkable group of people with disabilities. The cozy cafe prioritizes local, organic, non-GMO, sustainably grown ingredients. 138 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (610) 469-0933, camphillsoltane.org

COOKIES

Flour + Oats Artisan Cookies

Shortbread is our guilty food pleasure, but the Nutella chocolate chip is a close second. 1600 Yellow Springs Road, Suite 100, Chester Springs, (484) 678-5318, flour-and-oats.com

COOKIES WITH EUROPEAN FLAIR

R. Weinrich German Bakery

The German triangle and butter cakes are heaven in a box—and don’t miss the seasonal sweet treats. 3545 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 356-9918, weinrichgermanbakery.com

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CRAFT COCKTAILS

Brick & Brew

Various locations, bricknbrewpub.com

CREATIVE CUPCAKE MENU

Dia Doce

Loyalists line up early each morning for their Dia Doce favorites. Options include salted caramel Nutella cheesecake, strawberry blondie, raspberry mocha, cake batter and more. 100 S. High St., West Chester, (610) 476-5684, diadoce.com

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DAILY SPECIALS

Pomod’oro Pizza & Italian Restaurant

200 Chestnut St., Downingtown, (610) 873-0405, pomodorodowningtown.com

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DATE-NIGHT RESTAURANT

Limoncello Ristorante & Caterers

9 N. Walnut St., West Chester, (610) 436-6230; 499 E. Uwchlan Ave., Chester Springs, (610) 524-3112; limoncellowc.com

DECK DINING

Fox Barn Pub

A $1.3-million renovation has transformed a historic structure into a happy hour hub with great barbecue, 2,000 square feet of outdoor space and killer views 16 Great Valley Pkwy., Malvern, (610) 251-9229, foxbarnattwenty9.com

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DELI

Carlino’s

2616 E. County Line Road, Ardmore, (610) 649-4046; 128 W. Market St., West Chester, (610) 649-4046; carlinosmarket.com

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DESSERTS (BAKERY)

Clay’s Creative Corner Bakery

700 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, (610) 647-2119,
claybakery.net

DETROIT-STYLE PIZZA

Bar Sera

Cerdo’s recent rebranding has resulted in a Motor City revelation—a unique square-cut pizza with a crunchy crust smothered in cheese. Truly indulge with the bacon-covered Hector Street. 382 E. Elm St., Conshohocken, (610) 234-0561, barsera.com

DEVILED EGGS

Stove & Tap

This proprietary recipe brings the heat with a blend of spices, slices of jalapeño and a dusting of paprika. 158 W. Gay St., West Chester, (484) 999-0922, stoveandtap.com/west-chester

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DINER

The Classic Diner

352 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, (610) 725-0515, theclassicdinerpa.com

DINNER TO GO

Slow Hand

COVID made Slow Hand’s “Not a Pizza Box” a hit, with its culinary checklist of finger foods, including burger sliders, grilled pork belly, Nashville hot chicken, hush puppies, smoked beets and more … in a pizza box. 30 N. Church St., West Chester, (484) 999-8638, slowhand-wc.com

DONUTS

Suzi Jo Donuts

No trendy minis here. This family-owned business has been serving ample and delicous round confections since 1955. 49 E. 4th St., Bridgeport, (610) 279-1350, suzyjodonuts.com

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DONUTS

Highland Orchards

1000 Marshallton Thorndale Road, West Chester, (610) 269-3494, highlandorchards.net

ELEVATED COMFORT FOOD

House

At this BYOB, seasonal and local ingredients stand tall in a long list of tasty paninis. The grilled cheese is terrific, as are the specialty sandwiches. 110-114 S. Jackson St., Media, (610) 566-2505, eatathouse.com

ESCARGOT

La Belle Epoque

Prepared in the traditional Burgundy style, this elegant appetizer pairs perfectly with the established eatery’s other classic French dishes. 38 W. State St., Media, (610) 566-6808, labellebistro.com

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ESPRESSO

Farmhouse Coffee & Espresso Bar

115 W. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, (610) 269-1400, farmhousecoffee.com

EVERYTHING BAGEL

Rolling Stars Bagel

This kettle-boiled, hand-rolled, New York-style everything will become your everything. 706 E. Market St., West Chester, (484) 947-2626, rollingstars.com

FALAFEL

Fattoush

It’s the spices that make these chickpea fritters fabulous—crisped to perfection and served with creamy, earthy tahini. 182 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, (484) 568-4465, fattoushhealthydining.com

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FAMILY DINING

DiFabio’s

1243 N. Providence Road, Media, (484) 444-0850, difabiosevents.com

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FARM-TO-TABLE RESTAURANT

Roots Café

133 E. Gay St., West Chester, (610) 455-0100, rootscafewc.com

FARM-TO-TABLE TO GO

Talula’s Table

The eight-course chef’s menu includes raw Carolina tuna, smoked pig cheeks, Chesapeake black bass, select artisan cheeses and more. Save room for dessert. 102 W. State St., Kennett Square, (610) 444-8255, talulastable.com

FARMERS’ MARKET

Growing Roots Farmers Markets

Growing Roots is more about small-batch gourmet items than fresh produce—and we’re OK with that. Multiple locations, (610) 836-1391, growingrootspartners.com

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FIRST-DATE RESTAURANT

At the Table BYOB

11 Louella Court, Wayne, (610) 964-9700, atthetablebyob.com

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FOOD TRUCK

Madi’s on a Roll

235 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, (484) 695-0162, madisonaroll.com

FOOD TRUCK FOR BIRTHDAY PARTIES

The Pizza Wagon

Authentic brick-oven pizza in your driveway? Yes, please. (610) 310-6725, ilovethepizzawagon.com

FOOD TRUCK FOR BOOZE

Third Party Mobile Bar

This stylish 1972 Airstream doubles as a bar, serving upscale cocktails with a double shot of retro cool. (610) 222-7068, thirdpartybar.com

FOOD TRUCK FOR BURGERS

Buddy’s Burgers

Among the unique offerings: patties topped sriracha hot sauce, chorizo sausage and maple sauce. (484) 631-1006, buddysbbf.com

FEMALE-OWNED FOOD TRUCK

Natalie’s Fine Food

Landenberg’s Natalie Jenks offers delicious Tex Mex pulled-beef and Italian roast pork sandwiches, the Porky Pig Platter, and an Asian grilled chicken wrap with spicy peanut sauce. (610) 274-3620

FOOD TRUCK FOR GREEK CUISINE

Phyllodelphia

Souvlaki, lollipop lamb chops and hummus are just a few of the Mediterranean specialties coming out of this West Chester-based food truck. (610) 905-4845, phyllodelphia.com

FOOD TRUCK FOR SMOKED FOOD

Southbound BBQ

With two food trucks, a 6,000-pound smoker and a dedicated team, Texas transplant Brad Webb is making waves in the region’s increasingly crowded barbecue space. 401 W. Washington St., West Chester, (484) 441-3609, southboundbbqco.com

BEST FOOD TRUCK FOR VEGAN FARE: Gangster Vegan Tessa Marie Images

BEST FOOD TRUCK FOR VEGAN FARE: Gangster Vegan Tessa Marie Images

FOOD TRUCK FOR VEGAN FARE

Gangster Vegan Organics

Five compelling reasons to track down this truck: the Ay Papi burrito bowl, Goji superfood balls, the Swizz Beets burger, the Sweet Thang sweet-potato pie, and a variety of smoothies and juices. 2450 W. Main St., Norristown, (610) 630-1600, gangstervegan.com

FRENCH BAKERY

La Baguette Magique

Chef Anthony Andiario’s classic beef ragu and hot smoked trout bring an even more authentic French market feel to this spot. 202 W. Market St., West Chester, (484) 947-5024, facebook.com/magicbaguette

FRENCH RESTAURANT

Spring Mill Cafe

Michele Haines’ French-themed menu remains reliably excellent, and the rustic ambience is this BYOB stalwart’s other major draw. 164 Barren Hill Road, Conshohocken, (610) 828-2550, springmill.com

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FRIES

Ron’s Original Bar & Grille

74 E. Uwchlan Ave., Exton, (610) 594-9900, ronsoriginal.com

FRONT-OF-THE-HOUSE EXPERT

Maria van Schaijik, Andiario

Andiaro’s number two in charge makes everyone feel like family, and her meticulous attention to detail is rivaled only by her chef husband. 106 W. Gay St., West Chester, (484) 887-0919, andiario.com

FUNKY BREW PUB

Root Down Brewing

High ceilings, exposed brick, graffiti, ’90s hip-hop, kung-fu flicks—we’ll take a few pints of Root Down’s version of Phoenxville. 1 N. Main St., Phoenixville, (484) 302-5407, rootdownbrewing.com

GARDEN DINING

Lola’s Garden

At Suburban Square’s hottest new restaurant, the focus is on American cuisine, handcrafted cocktails and an invigorating indoor/outdoor energy. 49 St. Georges Road, Ardmore, (215) 568-1616, lolasgardenrestaurant.com

GENERAL MANAGER

Steve Khuu, Enoteca Tredici

Beloved for his hospitality, Khuu has become one of the most respected front-of-the-house honchos in the region. His personal touch is reflected in Enoteca Tredici’s excellent service, curated drink menu and vibrant bar scene. 915 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (484) 381-0268, tredicibm.com

GLUTEN-FREE DISHES

Nui Nui Kitchen

Tuna tartar, chilled cucumber salad and flavorful Tom Yum and Tom Kha soups are the lead-ins for main courses like the fresh tuna poke bowl, Massaman curry and the boldly spiced Evil Jungle Princess. 301 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (484) 302-5141, nuinuikitchen.com

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GLUTEN-FREE DISHES

Ron’s Original Bar & Grille

74 E. Uwchlan Ave., Exton, (610) 594-9900, ronsoriginal.com

GREEK CUISINE

Opa Taverna

This light-and-bright corner spot serves the most consistent Greek menu in Chester County, whether its avgolemono soup, spanakopita, souvlaki, gyros, lamb chops or a caper-covered bronzino. 40-44 E. Gay St., West Chester, (610) 696-4100, opataverna.com

GOURMET PIZZA

Pomod’oro Pizza & Italian Restaurant

Decadent is the operative word here—especially when it comes to the carnivorous Meat Lover’s Delight. 200 Chestnut St., Downingtown, (610) 873-0405, pomodorodowningtown.com

GREEK PIZZA

Double Decker Pizza

415 E. Baltimore Ave., Media, (610) 565-1345, doubledeckerpizza.com

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GREEK RESTAURANT

Olive Tree Mediterranean Grill

379 W. Uwchlan Ave., Downingtown, (610) 873-7911, olivetreegrill.com

HAND PIES

Nomadic Pies

For Molly Johnston, it’s all about first impressions—and her crust is the best in the region. As for fillings, we love the apple rhubarb, pear cardamom and red Thai chicken curry. 32 W. State St., Kennett Square, (610) 857-7600, nomadicpies.com

HANDHELDS

Sedona Taphouse

Portable standouts include the slider with Wagyu beef, cheddar, housemade sauce and caramelized onions, and the mahi-mahi taco topped with onions, avocado, pineapple-mango salsa and chimi aioli. 44 W. Gay St., West Chester, (804) 545-2498; 131 Bridge St., Suite 5, Phoenixville, (484) 302-5714; sedonataphouse.com

HAPPY HOUR

118 North

Even through the ups and downs of the pandemic, 118 North has been a consistent go-to spot for light bites and great live music from 4 to 5:30 p.m. But there’s nothing light about the 118 Fries, with brisket, cheese curds and beef jus. 118 N. Wayne Ave., Wayne, (610) 971-2628, 118northwayne.com

★ READERS CHOICE

HEALTH FOOD RESTAURANT

Mangos & More

30 Brookline Blvd Havertown, (610) 446-2042, mangosmore.com

HEALTHY DESSERT

Aneu’s Energy Balls

Oatmeal, flax and chia seeds may not sound like the makings of a tasty treat—until Aneu adds peanut butter, chocolate chips and other goodies to the mix. 1556 E. Lancaster Ave., Paoli, (610) 251-9600, aneucatering.com

HOMEMADE ICE CREAM

La Michoacana

This traditional Mexican spot combines rich house-made ice cream with luscious chunks of fruit. Choose a cone as your delivery method, or try one of the bars. 231 E. State St., Kennett Square, (610) 444-2996, michoacanagrill.com

HOT CHOCOLATE BOMBS

Sweet Bombs by Yvonne

Wynnewood’s Yvonne Huynh started making hot chocolate bombs in her kitchen. She’s since added cake-sicles in a variety of flavors, each a beautifully decorated perfect choice for gifts and special occasions.
instagram.com/sweet_bomb_girl

★ READERS CHOICE

ICE CREAM

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt

Various locations, handelsicecream.com

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INDIAN CUISINE

Saffron Indian Kitchen

145 Montgomery Ave., Bala Cynwyd, (484) 278-4112, saffronbala.com

INTERACTIVE COOKING EXPERIENCE

Soul of Cooking

Chef Keith Taylor and his team offer live culinary demonstrations that celebrate the beauty of food, drink and friends. 56 Buttonwood St., Norristown, (267) 314-7666, soulofcooking.com

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IRISH PUB

The Stone Tavern

1227 West Chester Pike, West Chester, (610) 436-5222, blarneystonewcpikel.com

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ITALIAN RESTAURANT

Pomod’oro Pizza & Italian Restaurant

200 Chestnut St., Downingtown, (610) 873-0405, pomodorodowningtown.com

ITALIAN SOUL FOOD

Rosalie

Executive chef Merick Devine’s elevated presentations focus on antipasti, pizza and house-made pastas. 139 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 977-0600, rosaliewayne.com

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JAPANESE RESTAURANT

Teikoku

5492 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 644-8270, teikokurestaurant.com

KOMBUCHA

Baba’s Brew

Olga Sorzano offers curbside pickup at her Culture Factory. Also look for her award-winning probiotic beverage in taps, bottles and growlers at area markets and other locales. 333 Morgan St., Phoenixville, (267) 738-1973, babasbrew.com

★ READERS CHOICE

LATE-NIGHT MENU

Brickside Grille

540 Wellington Square Exton, (610) 321-1600, bricksidegrille.com

LATIN-STYLE DRINKS

Colony Cocktail Club

Here, gin and tonic cocktails get a Spanish twist. Try the biting Ophir Gin & Indian Tonic, with peppercorns, kaffir lime and a touch of lemongrass. 117 Veterans Square, Media, (484) 445-2041, townehousepa.com

LOCAL VODKA

West Branch Distilling Company

This small-batch distillery crafts award-winning corn-and rye-blended vodka with a slightly sweet taste. The gin is a classic London dry that incorporates local berries. Bourbon and rum coming soon. 227 Birch St., Kennett Square, (484) 734-0162, westbranchdistilling.com

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LUNCH

Nudy’s Cafe

Various locations, nudyscafes.com

MAIL-ORDER BEER

La Cabra Brewing

La Cabra’s easy online ordering system offers a flat shipping rate for any order (no minimum or maximum). The result: Their Hipster Catnip, Hope, Cousin Leo and So So Soft brews delivered right to your door. 642 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, (610) 240-7908, lacabrabrewing.com

MEATBALL SANDWICH

Fellini Café

While the ample meatball sandwich is definitely a headliner, the rest of the menu at this popular, family-friendly BYOB is full of well-executed authentic Italian fare. 3541 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 353-6131, fellinicafenewtownsquare.com

★ READERS CHOICE

MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE

Estia Taverna

222 N. Radnor Chester Road, Radnor, (484) 581-7124, estiarestaurant.com

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MEXICAN RESTAURANT

El Limon

845 Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (484) 222-6928, ellimontaqueria.com

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MILKSHAKES

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt

Various locations, handelsicecream.com

MORROCCAN CUISINE

Marokko

North African cuisine doesn’t get any more approachable than Marokko’s steaming tajines, filled with tender beef, stewed lamb, slow-roasted chicken and vegetables. 54 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, (610) 658-6246, tastemarokko.com

★ READERS CHOICE

MUFFINS

Farmhouse Coffee and Espresso Bar

115 W. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, (610) 269-1400, farmhousecoffee.com

MUSHROOM SOUP

Portobellos

With a name like Portobellos, you better be able to nail mushroom soup. This acclaimed version — with roasted Sinson’s Farm mushrooms, Madiera wine and fried shallot—is an earthy wonder 108 E. State St., Kennett Square. (610) 925-4984, portabellosofkennettsquare.com

NEW BAKERY

OSO Sweet

Nestled in the Chadds Ford Barn Shops, OSO Sweet offers decadent cookies, scones, cupcakes, brownies and more. It’s also become a true community gathering spot, thanks to its Friday-night pizza events with live music. 1609 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, (610) 880-8118, ososweet.shop

BEST NEW BREWERY: Wrong Crowd Beer.

BEST NEW BREWERY: Wrong Crowd Beer. Photo by Ed Williams

NEW BREWERY

Wrong Crowd Beer

West Chester’s newest suds hub has 18 taps pouring a rotating selection of house-brewed varieties, including the Borough pilsner, a fitting tribute to the host town. 342 Hannum Ave., West Chester, (484) 983-3003, wrongcrowdbeer.com

NEW GOURMET GROCER

DiBruno Bros.

A younger but bigger sibling to the Ardmore Farmers Market location, the latest outpost for this family-owned institution is 8,000 square feet of DiBruno heaven. 375 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (215) 665-9220, dibruno.com

NEW ITALIAN RESTAURANT

Otto by Polpo

52 N. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 880-0001, ottobypolpo.com

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NEW RESTAURANT

Two Birds Cafe

653 Downingtown Pike, West Chester, (610) 222-6200, twobirdscafewc.com

OMELETS

The Corner

Egg-ceptional standouts include the Lost Coast (bacon, Roma tomatoes, cheddar, sliced avocado) and the Seven Sisters (grilled sausage, peppers, cheddar, house-made pico de gallo). 15 S. Jackson St., Media, (610) 566-1558, thecornermedia.com

OYSTERS

Greystone Oyster Bar

West Chester finally has a new oyster spot. East Coast varieties include Mystic, Wellfleet and Stormy Bay—and the Totten Inlet comes all the way from Washington State. 7 N. Church St., West Chester, (610) 241-3369, greystoneoysterbar.com

★ READERS CHOICE

OYSTERS

Ludwig’s Grill & Oyster Bar

2904 Conestoga Road, Glenmoore, (610) 458-5336, ludwigsoysterbar.com

PANINIS

La Scala’s Fire

Try seasoned chicken or veal with roasted red peppers, mozzarella cheese and broccoli rabe, or the vegetarian option with grilled zucchini, eggplant, mushrooms and roasted veggies—all on wood-fired piadina bread. 789 E. Lancaster Ave., Villanova, (484) 383-3339, lascalasfire.com

PARISIAN CAFE

Délice et Chocolat

Exceptional croissants, quiche, crêpes and macarons are among the many delights at this Euro-centric spot. 9 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, (610) 649-7001, delicechocolat.com

PASTA

Dolce Zola

The Belfiore family’s northern Italian cuisine revolves around pastas shaped, twisted and draped to rustic perfection, then blended with sauces on the spot 34 E. Gay St., West Chester, (484) 887-0760, dolcezola.com

PASTRY CHEF

Marqessa Gesualdi, Aux Petits Delices

Four years in, Gesualdi has made this culinary jewel completely her own. Her fruit tarts are divine. 163 Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 971-0300, auxpetits.com

★ READERS CHOICE

PASTRY CHEF

Kimberly Davis Cuthbert, Sweet Jazmines

15 Bridge Ave., Berwyn, (610) 644-1868, sweetjazmines.com

PATIO FOR POOCHES

Four Dogs Tavern

On nice weekends, dogs make a strong showing among the patio crowd at this historic Chester County treasure. But it’s the humans who love David Cox’s inspired menu of soups, salads, flatbreads, fondue and more. 1300 W. Strasburg Road, West Chester, (610) 692-4367, thefourdogstavern.com

PIEROGIES

Pierogie Kitchen

With authenticity in mind, Marie Thorpe makes her potato-cheddar, traditional red cabbage, jalapeño and Philly cheesesteak pierogis from scratch. 648 Roxborough Ave., Philadelphia, (215) 483-5301, pierogiekitchen.com

★ READERS CHOICE

PIES

The Bakery House

604 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-4139, thebakeryhouse.net

★ READERS CHOICE

PIZZA (COUNTER SERVICE)

Rocco’s

605 Pottstown Pike, Exton, (610) 363-0405, roccospizzaexton.com

★ READERS CHOICE

PIZZA (FULL SERVICE)

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza

123 E. SwedesfoRoad, Road, Exton, (610) 594-1900, acfp.com

PIZZA BY THE SLICE

Spatola’s Pizza

One slice is never enough—especially with pizza this good. Toppings include pepperoni, pork sausage, roasted garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes, chicken and more. Trenton- and Brooklyn-style whole pies are also available. 32 W. Lancaster Ave., Paoli, (610) 644-1544, spatolaspaoli.com

PLANT-BASED CAFE

Blue Pearl

Smoothies and juices share the menu with bowls, soups (rainbow curry) and salads (kale Waldorf). Or how about mac and cheese with purple sweet potato, broccoli and rice pasta? 44 Rittenhouse Place Ardmore, (444) 414-4122, juicedr.org/blue-pearl-plant-based-cafe

★ READERS CHOICE

PRIVATE DINING ROOM

Pietro’s Prime

125 W. Market St., West Chester, (484) 760-6100, pietrosprime.com

★ READERS CHOICE

PRODUCE

Gentile’s Fruit Market

252 Mary Jane Lane, Newtown Square, (610) 356-9755, gentileproduce.com

★ READERS CHOICE

QUIZZO

Victory Brewing Company

Various locations, victorybeer.com

RAMEN

Oori

With chef Michael Falcone manning the kitchen, the coconut curry, shoyu and spicy fried chicken ramen truly shine at this Korean-inspired restaurant 2228 Pottstown Pike, Pottstown, (484) 985-8071, oorieats.com

RESTAURANT CRAB CAKES

Ryan Christopher’s BYOB

These memorable panko-crusted crab cakes are served with Old Bay-flavored cheddar mashed potatoes and sautéed baby spinach. 245 Woodbine Ave., Narberth, (610) 664-9282, ryanchristophersbyob.com

★ READERS CHOICE

RESTAURANT FOR A GROUP

Brickside Grille

540 Wellington Square, Exton, (610) 321-1600, bricksidegrille.com

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BEST RESTAURANT MAKEOVER: The Social Downingtown Photo by Ed Williams

RESTAURANT MAKEOVER

The Social Downingtown

The sister location of West Chester’s popular eatery sports a light, open vibe with a U-shaped bar, along with on-point Southern-inspired comfort food and creative craft cocktails. 541 W. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, (484) 593-4113, socialon30.com

RESTAURANT REBIRTH

Sovana Bistro

Destroyed by a fire in 2020, this sorely missed award-winning Chester County mainstay is set to reopen this summer—and its discerning regulars couldn’t be happier. 696 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, (610) 444-5600, sovanabistro.com

RIVERSIDE FOOD TRUCK

Station Taproom at Brothers on the Brandywine Beer Garden

Sundays during the summer, look for the red-and-white awning along the river. Grab a fried chicken sandwich and some black bean dip—and bring your own chair. 2096 Strasburg Road, Coatesville, (484) 593-0560

RIVERSIDE VIEWS

The Landing Kitchen

This charming riverfront cafe is nestled in the now-chic steel-plant ruins of the Ironworks at Pencoyd Landing. Inside, the breeze makes it through the open garage doors. Or head out to the expansive patio. 617 Righters Ferry Road, Bala Cynwyd, (484) 434-8765, thelandingkitchen.com

ROMANTIC DINING

Catherine’s BYOB

You’ll score serious points with your significant other at this cozy BYOB tucked away in a rural village setting. You’ll also fall in love with the legendary wild-mushroom-and-lump-crab soup. 1701 W. Doe Run Road, Kennett Square, (610) 347-2227, catherinesrestaurant.com

★ READERS CHOICE

ROMANTIC DINING

General Warren

9 Old Lancaster Road, Malvern, (610) 296-3637, generalwarren.com

★ READERS CHOICE

SALADS

Black Cat Cafe

42 Berkley Road, Devon, (610) 688-1930, theblackcatcafedevon.org

★ READERS CHOICE

SANDWICHES

The Original Thunderbird Steakhouse

2323 West Chester Pike, Broomall, (610) 356-9969, theoriginalthunderbird.com

★ READERS CHOICE

SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

Brickside Grille

540 Wellington Square Exton, (610) 321-1600, bricksidegrille.com

★ READERS CHOICE

SEAFOOD SPECIALTIES

Hill’s Quality Seafood

Various locations, hillsqualityseafood.com

★ READERS CHOICE

SEASONAL BEER GARDEN

Levante Stables

160 Park Road, Chester Springs, (484) 359-4720, levantebrewing.com

★ READERS CHOICE

SEASONAL CUISINE

Amani’s BYOB

105 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, (484) 237-8179, amanisbyob.com

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BEST SEASONAL SMALL PLATES: Rye BYOB Photo by Ed Williams

SEASONAL SMALL PLATES

Rye BYOB

Brunch highlights include petite stacks of lemon ricotta pancakes. Later in the day, try a chunked wedge salad or the vegan eggplant banh mi. Check the menu for other inventive seasonal options. 112 West State St., Media, (610) 263-7832, ryebyob.com

SHRIMP & GRITS

Epicurean Garage

At one of the best spots for Southern cuisine in Chester County, the sautéed Gulf shrimp and cheddar grits are elevated by a spicy andouille ragu. 570 Simpson Drive, Chester Springs, (610) 615-5189, epicureangarage.com

SIX PACKS TO GO

Pinocchio’s Restaurant and Beer Garden

With more than 200 American craft and international brews, Pinocchio’s is a regional mecca for canned beers. New varieties arrive weekly (sometimes daily). 31 E. Baltimore Ave., Media, (610) 566-7767, pinbeer.com

SMASH BURGER

Station Tap Room

Two beef patties, sharp cheddar cheese, bacon-onion jam, mushroom aioil, lettuce, tomato and onion. Need we say more? 207 W. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, (484) 593-0560, stationtaproom.com

SOMMELIER

Christine Kondra, Cornerstone Bistro & Artisanal Market

Already a wine expert with a vast cellar, Kondra refined her sommelier skills during the pandemic. Thanks to extensive networking and an expanded license, she delivers bottles throughout the region and hosts Zoom wine tastings for oenophiles thoughout the country. 1 West Ave., Wayne, (610) 688-1888, cornerstonewayne.com

★ READERS CHOICE

SOMMELIER

Natalie Van Note, Savona

100 Old Gulph Road, Gulph Mills, (610) 520-1200, savonarestaurant.com

SOUL FOOD

Mabel’s Barbeque

This old-school female-owned institution doles out tasty ribs, fried chicken, fired catfish and whiting, gooey mac and cheese, and collard greens. As for the amazing 7-Up cake, don’t ask—just eat. 607 E. Market St., West Chester, (610) 701-0288, mabelsbarbeque.net

SPANAKOPITA

My Pita Pies

Frances Vavloukis took advantage of some pandemic downtime to fine-tune her spanakopita (spinach pie), with savory fillings like leeks, ham and cheddar cheese, feta, ricotta and cottage cheese, ribeye steak, roast pork, and chicken. 22 N. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr, (800) 505-7482, mypitapies.com

★ READERS CHOICE

SPORTS BAR

P.J. Whelihan’s

4803 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 848-4100, pjspub.com

★ READERS CHOICE

SPOT FOR A WORKING LUNCH

Autograph Brasserie

503 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 964-2588, autographbrasserie.com

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BEST STEAK SANDWICH: Nick Filet Photo by Ed Williams

STEAK SANDWICH

Nick Filet

Steak … as in filet mignon—in quarter- half- and full-pound options. When a regular old cheesteak won’t do. 313 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (484) 580-8400, nickfilet.com

STEAKHOUSE

Creed’s Seafood & Steaks

Phenomenal filet mignon, a 16-ounce ribeye from Lancaster and center-cut venison loin are a few of the delicious options at this KOP mainstay for discerning carnivores. 499 N. Gulph Road, King of Prussia, (610) 265-2550, creedskop.com

SUMMER CORN

Pete’s Produce Farm

Grabbing a dozen just-picked ears at Pete’s is weekend ritual for local families. Annual CSA shares are available at this 200-acre farm, which works with Chester County Food Bank 1225 E. Street Road, West Chester, (610) 399-3711, petesproducefarm.com

SUSHI

Azie on Main

Toro, hamachi and unagi are excellent single-fish choices. For an inventive roll, opt for the Godzilla, with eel, tuna, salmon, lobster tempura, avocado and blueberry sauce, The signature Azie roll is made with spicy tuna, scallion, avocado and eel sauce. 217 W. State St., Media, (610) 566-4750, azieonmain.com

★ READERS CHOICE

SUSHI

Teikoku

5492 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 644-8270, teikokurestaurant.com

SUSHI ROLLS

Asuka

Signature rolls boast intriguing names like Kiss of Fire and Chaotic Dragon. Maki standouts include asparagus, cucumber and spicy salmon. 1502 West Chester Pike, West Chester, (610) 738-8888, asukawc.com

★ READERS CHOICE

TACOS

El Limon

845 Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (484) 222-6928, ellimontaqueria.com

TACOS TO GO

Bomba

Perfect for a family dinner at home, each Bomba box serves three to four people and includes 12 ready-to-fill shells, traditional guacamole, rice and beans, and a protein (chicken, crispy shrimp, chipotle beef or vegan). 30 Liberty Blvd., Malvern, (610) 727-5253, bombatacos.com

TAKE-HOME CRAB CAKES

Gadaleto’s Seafood Market

Gadaleto’s award-winning recipe uses premium jumbo lump crab meat and no fillers. A secret combo of spices gives the cakes a slight bite. 1193 Wilmington Pike, West Chester, (610) 430-7777, gadaletoseafood.com

★ READERS CHOICE

TAPAS

Teca

38 E. Gay St., West Chester, (610) 738-8244; 191 S. Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, (484) 420-4010; tecarestaurants.com

TASTING MENU

Verbena BYOB

Modern classics and seasonal selections combine for a lineup that typically includes an amuse bouche, soup, salad and seafood, beef or poultry. Desserts like the smooth, sweet coconut panna cotta punctuate the meal perfectly. 102 E. State St., Kennett Square, (484) 732-7932, verbenabyob.com

THAI CUISINE

Chabaa Thai Bistro

Bangkok serves as the inspiration for the menu and the look at this Zen-like location. Begin with the sampler of crispy spring rolls, chicken dumplings, fried tofu and chicken satay, before moving onto one of many pad Thai options. Our favorite: crispy pineapple mango shrimp. 4343 Main St., Philadelphia, (215) 483-1979, chabaathai.com

★ READERS CHOICE

THAI CUISINE (TIE)

Noddi Thai Chef

42 E. State St., Media, (610) 892-8710, thaicheftoday.com

Thai Orchid

556 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, (610) 651-7840, thaiorchidberwyn.com

★ READERS CHOICE

TRADITIONAL ITALIAN CUISINE

La Locanda Ristorante

4989 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 353-7033, lalocandapa.com

UNSUNG WINERY

Va La Vineyards

In his tiny vineyard, Anthony Vietri has cultivated more than two dozen French and Italian varietals and their clones. Three to try: La Prima Donna (amber-hued with layers of citrus, honey and tropical fruit), Barbera (its natural spiciness pairs well with tomato-based dishes) and Mahogany (a signature velvety black wine with hints of chocolate). 8822 Gap Newport Pike, Avondale, (610) 268-2702, valavineyards.com

★ READERS CHOICE

VEGAN CUISINE

Hip City Veg

232 N. Radnor Chester Road, Radnor, (610) 601-8484, hipcityveg.com

★ READERS CHOICE

VEGETARIAN MENU

Roots Café

133 E. Gay St., West Chester, (610) 455-0100, rootscafewc.com

VENEZUELAN CUISINE

Autana

Cheese-wrapped tequeños (with garlic aioli and chimichurri dipping sauces), slow-simmered asada negro and tear-shaped mandocas form the foundation of the delicious food menu at this new family-run eatery. 6 Station Road, Ardmore, (484) 416-5843, autanapa.com

VIETNAMESE CUISINE

Pho-losophy

This inspired take on the traditional Asian bowl is loaded with texture, taste and aroma, whether you choose steak, brisket or shrimp. Spring rolls, banh mi and rice platters round out the food menu. 226 Haverford Ave., Narberth, (610) 881-5111, pho-losophy.com

VIEW IN TOWN

East Branch Brewing Company

Take in the bucolic countryside atop this historic firehouse while enjoying an incredibly diverse food menu. Exceptional rotating dishes include fig-and-goat-cheese toast, a veggie rice noodle bowl and banh mi. 202 E. Lancaster Ave., 2nd Floor, Downingtown, (484) 593-0815, eastbranchbrewing.com

★ READERS CHOICE

WINE LIST

Teca

38 E. Gay St., West Chester, (610) 738-8244; 191 S. Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, (484) 420-4010; tecarestaurants.com

★ READERS CHOICE

WINE TASTING

Penns Woods Winery

124 Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford, (610) 459-0808, pennswoodswinery.com

WOOD-FIRED PIZZA

Alessandro’s Wood Fired Italian & Bar

Soppressata, prosciutto, capricciosa and pepperoni are just a few of the meats that cover these delicious pies. Or hit the surf with a seafood pizza, topped with clams, mussels and more. 133 N. Wayne Ave., Wayne, (484) 580-6786, alessandroswoodfired.com

★ HALL OF FAME WINNERS

333 BELROSE

333 Belrose Lane, Radnor, (610) 293-1000, 333belrose.com

A CUT ABOVE DELI

3523 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 353-4543, acutabovedeli.com

A TASTE OF BRITAIN

503 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 971-0390, atobritain.com

AUTOGRAPH BRASSERIE

503 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 964-2588, autographbrasserie.com

AUX PETITS DELICES

163 Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 971-0300, auxpetits.com

BLACK CAT CAFE

42 Berkley Road, Devon, (610) 688-1930, theblackcatcafedevon.org

BRICK & BREW

Various locations, bricknbrewpub.com

BRICKSIDE GRILLE

540 Wellington Square Exton, (610) 321-1600, bricksidegrille.com

BURLAP AND BEAN

455 W. Baltimore Ave., Media, (484)444-2533, burlapandbean.com

CARLINO’S

2616 E. County Line Road, Ardmore, (610) 649-4046; 128 W. Market St., West Chester, (610) 649-4046; carlinosmarket.com

CHADDSFORD WINERY

632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, (610) 388-6221, chaddsford.com

CHRISTOPHER’S A NEIGHBORHOOD PLACE

108 N. Wayne Ave., Wayne, (610) 687-6558, christophersaneighborhoodplace.com

CLAY’S CREATIVE CORNER BAKERY

700 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, (610) 647-2119, claybakery.net

COYOTE CROSSING

800 Spring Mill Ave., Conshohocken, (610) 825-3000, coyotecrossing.com

DILWORTHTOWN INN

1390 Old Wilmington Pike, West Chester, (610) 399-1390, dilworthtown.com

DULING-KURTZ HOUSE

146 S. Whitford Road, Road, Exton, (610) 524-1830, dulingkurtz.com

ÉCLAT CHOCOLATE

24 S. High St., West Chester, (610) 692-5206, eclatchocolate.com

GENERAL WARREN

9 Old Lancaster Road, Malvern, (610) 296-3637, generalwarren.com

GENTILE’S FRUIT MARKET

252 Mary Jane Lane, Newtown Square, (610) 356-9755, gentileproduce.com

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GREAT AMERICAN PUB

4 West Ave., Wayne, (610) 964-9535, thegreatamericanpub.com

GULLIFTY’S

1149 Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-1851, gulliftys.com

HANDEL’S HOMEMADE ICE CREAM & YOGURT

Various locations, handelsicecream.com

HIGHLAND ORCHARDS

1000 Marshallton Thorndale Road, West Chester, (610) 269-3494, highlandorchards.net

HILL’S QUALITY SEAFOOD

Various locations, hillsqualityseafood.com

HYMIE’S

342 Montgomery Ave., Merion Station, (610) 668-3354, hymies.com

IRON HILL BREWERY & RESTAURANT

Various locations, ironhillbrewery.com

JAKE’S & COOPER’S WINE BAR

4365 Main St., Manayunk, (215) 483-0444, jakesandcoopers.com

JIMMY’S BBQ

309 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, (610) 879-8805, jimmysbbq.com

LA LOCANDA RISTORANTE

4989 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 353-7033, lalocandapa.com

LIMONCELLO RISTORANTE & CATERERS

9 N. Walnut St., West Chester, (610) 436- 6230; 499 E. Uwchlan Ave., Chester Springs, (610) 524-3112; limoncellowc.com

MARGARET KUO’S

Various locations, margaretkuo.com

MINELLA’S DINER

320 Lancaster Ave., Wayne, (610) 687-1575, minellasdiner.com

NECTAR

1091 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, (610) 725-9000, tastenectar.com

NUDY’S CAFE

Various locations, nudyscafes.com

OUR DELI & MEATS

41 E. Lancaster Ave., Paoli, (610) 296-3350, ourdeli.net

PIETRO’S PRIME

125 W. Market St., West Chester, (484) 760-6100, pietrosprime.com

RON’S ORIGINAL BAR & GRILLE

74 E. Uwchlan Ave., Exton, (610) 594-9900, ronsoriginal.com

SAVONA

100 Old Gulph Road, Gulph Mills, (610) 520-1200, savonarestaurant.com

SNAP CUSTOM PIZZA

1125 E. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 581-7010, snapcustompizza.com

SPRING MILL CAFE

164 Barren Hill Road, Conshohocken, (610) 828-2550, springmill.com

SUBURBAN RESTAURANT & BEER GARDEN

570 Wellington Square Exton, (610) 458-2337, suburbanbg.com

TAVOLA RESTAURANT + BAR

400 W. Sproul Road, Springfield, (610) 543-2100, tavolas.com

TEIKOKU

5492 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, (610) 644-8270, teikokurestaurant.com

TERESA’S

124-126 N. Wayne Ave., Wayne, (610) 293-9909, teresas-cafe.com

TERRAIN CAFE

914 Baltimore Pike, Suite 3335, Glen Mills, (610) 459-6030; 138 W. Lancaster Ave., Suite 120, (610) 590-4675; shopterrain.com

THE BAKERY HOUSE

604 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 525-4139, thebakeryhouse.net

THE CLASSIC DINER

352 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, (610) 725-0515, theclassicdinerpa.com

THE GABLES AT CHADDS FORD

423 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, (610) 388-7700, thegablesatchaddsford.com

THE WHIP TAVERN

1383 N. Chatham Road, Coatesville, (610) 383-0600, thewhiptavern.com

TIRED HANDS BREWING COMPANY

35 Cricket Terrace, (484) 413-2983; 16 Ardmore Ave., (484) 413-2978; Ardmore; tiredhands.com

TRATTORIA SAN NICOLA

4 Manor Road, Paoli, (610) 695-8990, sannicola.net

VICTORY BREWING COMPANY

Various locations, victorybeer.com

WHITE DOG CAFE

Various locations, whitedog.com

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