There isn’t much to look forward to in the winter months, but one of the benefits of chilly temperatures is that they provide the perfect excuse to dig into hearty comfort food. Whether you’re craving homemade soup, cheese and beer or curry, it’s time to ditch the New Year’s resolutions, get cozy and warm up with these noshes.
A whole weekend dedicated to comfort food? Count us in! From Jan. 20 at 8 a.m. to Jan. 21 at 7 p.m., you can tuck into favorites like homemade soups, macaroni and cheese, and made-to-order grilled cheese sandwiches, plus a variety of hot drinks. Don’t forget to peruse the store or pick up other comfort foods to take home with you.
341 Dartmouth Ave., Swarthmore, (610) 543-9805.
If you’ve got a serious hankering for some beer and cheese, then you’re in luck, because every Saturday this January, from 4 to 8 p.m., The Inn at Grace Winery will showcase a beer and cheese tasting for $30. Philly’s Dock Street Beer will be repping the beer selection with four different kinds paired perfectly with four local cheeses from Birchrun Hills Farm and The Farm at Doe Run. Plus, all this month, your tasting is free with the purchase of two bottles of wine.
50 Sweetwater Road, Glen Mills, (610) 459-4711.
Searching for some new flavors to wow your taste buds? If so, then head over to Marwar Michi, a recent addition to the Malvern restaurant scene. You’ll be graced with authentic Indian recipes passed down for centuries by the royal families of Marwar and sprinkled with spices from Rajasthani in Northern India.
309 Lancaster Ave., Suite #C1, Malvern, (484) 320-8878.