June Food News in the Brandywine Valley
A few of our favorite things to share this month about local food and drink
Thai Food Mood
Craving authentic Thai cuisine made with fresh, local ingredients? Tai Me Up in Phoenixville welcomes its newest chef: Nui Kullanna, formerly of Thai L’Elephant and Nui Nui Kitchen. Try a starter like pork dumplings, Thai hot fries or duck tacos, then move on to their summer specialty entrees including spicy lemongrass chicken or fried chicken coconut rice and som-tum. Check the online menu for their vegan and vegetarian options. Remember. it’s BYOB! 301 Bridge St., Phoenixville. TaiMeUp.com.
Dublin’ the Fun
Enjoy a taste of Ireland right in Downingtown when Dublin Brewing opens this summer. The new brewery and wine taproom offers plenty to drink, including beer brewed by Ireland-born owner and brewer, Brendan FitzGerald. Sip an Irish dry stout, IPA, red ale, saison or lager at their 30-foot bar, while sampling their Mediterranean-themed menu featuring paninis, salads, sandwiches and pizzas. Grab your friends and head to their game room to double your fun. 137 Wallace Ave., Downingtown.
Grab a drink and spend an early evening at West Chester TAPS, a borough-wide Happy Hour event taking place on Wednesdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Each participating location provides discounted drinks, featuring $4 beers, $5 wines and $6 cocktails. To pair with your drinks, enjoy special half-off appetizers. Mark your calendar for Happy Hour with friends on a leisurely summer Wednesday. What’s better than that? Check the website for locations. DowntownWestChester.com.
Looking for a cool, new spot for your next event? Malvern’s Classic Diner opens a new private event space right next to the restaurant, holding up to 50 guests. This modern farmhouse space has eclectic and versatile décor fit for all kinds of parties. Plus, they offer catering so your guests can dig into Classic Diner favorites and more. Just contact the restaurant or their catering department to book your next event. 360A Lancaster Ave., Malvern. TheClassicDinerPA.com.
New in Eagleview
Say hello to Eagleview Town Center’s latest addition to Restaurant Row. Persis Indian Grill serves authentic Indian cuisine including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Enjoy classic dishes like butter chicken, chicken curry or palak paneer paired with their delicious dum biryani (basmati rice cooked with herbs, spices, meat and vegetables) and a traditional mango lassi drink. After dinner, treat yourself to Indian desserts like carrot halwa or rasmalai, sweet Indian cheese dumplings. 541 Wellington Sq., Exton. PersisIndianGrill.com.
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