May’s Foodie News

Coffee and wine lovers will both have a lot to be happy about this month.

>>  CAFFEINE CHILL: Peloton Cold Brew, the newest bottled-coffee contender, was developed in West Chester. Its beans are steeped for 24 hours—12 longer than your standard cup. You can find it at Julie Anne’s Place in Malvern, plus Dia Doce and Yori’s Church Street Bakery in West Chester. To learn more, visit

>>  CHEF SHUFFLES: Clark Gilbert (previously of Gemelli and Bisou) has joined Conshohocken’s Isabella as its executive chef, so expect the Mediterranean-style cuisine to feature some Franco-Italian influences. View the full menu at

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>>  TASTING SPREE: Rub shoulders with regional, national and international chefs and vintners at the MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival. It returns May 13-17, with 35 brunches, lunches, tastings and dinners in four states. Visit for more info and tickets.

Clark Gilbert

Nicholas Elmi

>>  FOOD ON THE SQUARE: Top Chef winner Nicholas Elmi has signed on for a summer stay as acting chef of Morgan’s Pier, set to open April 30 along the Delaware River in Philadelphia. Expect New England comfort food, plus burgers and steaks.

Our Best of the Main Line & Western Suburbs Party is July 25!