FALL DINING GUIDE: Escape Your Comfort Zone

The year is more than half over, folks. Time to take some risks—maybe even try a new restaurant (or three), sample a mystery pinot or dabble in the latest gustatory lingo. Not that we want you to fly blind. Which is why we’ve compiled this gastronomic primer to safely guide you through the rest of 2007. So read up and enjoy, while keeping in mind there’s plenty more left to know. Click on the stories below for the full scoop:

Caught in the Act
Six of the Main Line’s hottest chefs tell all.
Learning Curve
A well-seasoned Susanna Foo ponders the formula for success.
Young Gun
Havertown’s culinary whiz kid.
Cooking for Jetsetters
A school for aspiring Main Line chefs in Tuscany.
MLT’s Culinary Cheat Sheet
A gastronomical glossary, where to go for global eats and more.

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