Bryn Mawr bistro Sola goes under Craig LaBan’s microscope this week, and he finds good vibes and dishes described as “amazingly crisp,” “superbly moist” and “spectacularly tender.”

[Chef-owner Dave Clouser] may just have the talent to turn Sola into the culinary magnet it can be, with an appealing New American menu that pays attention to seasonality and local ingredients, and well-cooked dishes that are clever but not contrived.

When it’s all working together with outgoing and personal service, as it was on my second visit, it’s easy to see why this comfortable Lancaster Avenue nook should be on every hungry Main Liner’s gastronomic speed dial.

Two Bells (Very Good)

Sola [Philadelphia Inquirer]