Suburban Snacks

The owners of Rascal’s BBQ & Crab House in New Castle said they were “ashamed” of how their restaurant was portrayed in the forthcoming Food Network’s Restaurant Impossible. Airing on February 2nd, the show which features a similar premise to Gordon Ramsey’s Kitchen Nightmares filmed at the 45-year old Delaware restaurant last October and November. The owners told Delaware Online’s Second Helpings blog that workers for the show “sprinkled caraway seeds on the floor to look like mouse droppings and that another employee heated and exploded coffee in a microwave and left the oven dirty.” [Second Helpings]

Come springtime seafood fans will need to check out A La Maison in Ardmore. The BYOB is getting consulting help from Fish/Little Fish/Fathom Seafood House owner Mike Stollenwerk. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

In the next few weeks Toast Tavern will open, replacing Crawdaddy’s in West Chester. The Tavern will feature a menu of international dishes served on toasted breads from that part of the world. [WC Dish]

Belgium comes to West Chester and Iron Hill this Saturday and the 22 Belgian-style beer list has been finalized. [Iron Hill Brewery]