2015

La Fogata

As happens so often, a run-of-the-mill strip mall yields ethnic-dining gold. This small mom-and-pop just down the road from the Berlin Farmer’s Market has a […]

Penza’s Pies at the Red Barn Cafe

The fruit pies from Penza’s in Hammonton look like they’re straight out of a Gourmet magazine spread — and taste even better than they look. […]

Saffron

While local Indian mini-chain Tiffin has locations in Bryn Mawr and Wynnewood, more than a few Main Liners prefer this stand-up BYO run by a […]

Tria Fitler Square

Fitler Square might be the most picturesque public space in the city, and the newest Tria outpost has the absolute best vantage point. Get there […]

Lake Nockamixon

Bucks County has plenty of gorgeous to go around thanks to destinations like the nearly 1,500-acre lake — all shimmering and tree-lined — in Nockamixon […]

Butcher’s Sew Shop

Because we can’t take another Pinterest-fail, there’s this studio (located in a former butcher shop) where you can learn sewing and pattern-making in multi-week courses […]

Daly Termite and Pest Management

When your backyard starts to feel like a life-size game of Whac-A-Mole or the scurrying noises in the attic seem to be multiplying, your fix […]

The Flwry

No one really needs fresh flowers, but how happy would you be to have a new batch brightening your space on the regular? Sign up […]

ACAC Fitness and Wellness Center

When you consider this West Chester mecca’s pools — two indoor, two outdoor — and full roster of aquatics classes (like aqua ab work and […]

Cella Luxuria

As furniture shopping becomes increasingly big-box and catalog-focused, this growing local shop delivers exactly what we want: options. The Chestnut Street flagship has soft leather […]

Hard Days Night Massage at Lush Spa

The Beatles-themed $175 treatment at this Rittenhouse spa sounds gimmicky, but it’s actually amazing, thanks to amenities both cozy (you get a pair of PJs […]

Monica Virga Cosmetics

It’s the size of a walk-in closet, with shabby-chic charm and a dash of Italian glamour courtesy of owner and makeup artist Monica Virga, who […]

The Philly 10K

This late-summer city race screams “Philly” in every possible way, from its name to its neighborhood-centric course to the post-race South Street block party. X

Valley Forge Flowers

With the addition of a gorgeous barn brimming with gifts, outdoor-living necessities and another cafe, this is officially our favorite place to spend an afternoon, […]

Laurel

From his delicate gnocchi to pork shoulder “sausages” wrapped in caul fat, Laurel’s Nick Elmi exceeds expectations on every front — not least by resisting […]