Archive for May, 2008

Hungry for Some ‘Cue?

Monday, May 19th, 2008

It’s barbecue season (at least it was at our house recently, with hickory-smoked ribs), but there’s problem: Where does one go for good barbecue between West Chester (Mabel’s) and Philly (lots of great options)?

Well, come September (updated from July), I’ll say Jimmy’s BBQ, coming soon to the Westgate Plaza in Frazer (the one with Royal Thai Orchid and Staples, replacing that wicker furniture store). Jimmy’s catering business has already won awards (Best of the Main Line in 2007), so we’re certainly excited about this one.

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Breathe “Easy” in Paoli

Monday, May 19th, 2008

You asked for it — you got it! The Big Easy Saloon in Paoli is now smoke-free, thanks in part (we think, at least) to the readers of this website. Nice work, everybody. ;o)

John Harvard’s Replacement Plans

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

The former John Harvard’s location in Wayne/Devon has been taken over by 2 seasoned pros/vets in the restaurant biz – Joe Carney (Carney’s Cape May) and Steve Finley (Finley Catering). Both partners, who live locally, are very excited about bringing their new concept to the Main Line . . . which will be a tailor fit to the market and location. Full press release after the jump.