Pink Beer Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Plus: Couch Tomato expands to West Chester.

A BEER WITH A CAUSE: : In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, restaurateur Erin Wallace (Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery, Devil’s Den, Old Eagle Tavern) has partnered with Free Will Brewing Co. in Perkasie to launch a pink beer to benefit Penn Medicine’s Rena Rowan Breast Center. Saison de Rose is on tap around the area through October. A dollar from every pint sold goes to the center.

LOCAL SUPPORT: The second annual Heritage Farm Fare returns to Belmont Mansion to raise proceeds for the year-round, pesticide-free farm located at the Methodist Home for Children in Philadelphia. Expect an impressive roster of local chefs at the tasting. Tickets are $75. Visit

IN THE KITCHEN: Look for QVC host David Venable’s second book this month. Back Around the Table: An “In the Kitchen with David” Cookbook from QVC’s Resident Foodie is an enticing collection of 100 reinvented comfort-food recipes, along with 30 fan favorites. It’s available Oct. 7.

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COMING SOON: Craig Mosmen and Michael Cassano of The Couch Tomato Café in Manayunk are expanding to West Chester, setting up shop in an old bank building on West Gay Street. The menu features specialty pizzas, salads and sandwiches, plus gluten-free and vegetarian options. Expect an opening next month. 

Our Best of the Main Line Elimination Ballot is open through February 22!