>> COMING THIS SPRING: The fast-casual, locally focused Honeygrow is opening its third location along Radnor-Chester Road near Lancaster Avenue, joined by HubBub Coffee in the same retail complex. Garces alum MacGregor Mann unveils his new BYOB, Junto, in the former Chadds Ford home of Village Diner in the Olde Ridge Village Shoppes off Route 202.
>> FOOD FEST: The annual Taste of Phoenixville returns Jan. 16 to the Phoenixville Foundry. Participants include Dia Doce, Majolica, Marly’s BYO, Sly Fox Brewing Company, Vecchia Pizzeria and more. Tickets are $85, and proceeds benefit Good Samaritan Shelter. Visit tasteofphoenixville.com.
>> HOT STUFF: Best known for his PBS series, Mexico: One Plate at a Time, TV chef Rick Bayless makes his East Coast debut with Tortas Frontera on the ground floor of the University of Pennsylvania’s recently renovated Arts, Research and Cultural House. The made-to-order, mod-Mex café specializes in salads and sandwiches, and has a guacamole bar.