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December 17, 2012

Roundup: Where To Partake In The Feast Of The Seven Fishes This Holiday Season In Philadelphia

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a strong Italian tradition stemming from the Catholic faith, an event that counts down to the arrival of Jesus at midnight on Christmas Day. Traditionally, the feast happens on Christmas Eve, but now has spread to the days leading up to the night before Christmas as well. Many […]

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October 19, 2010

West Chester’s Avalon Restaurant Offering a Special, Five-Course Pasta Menu

Pasta lovers, now is the time to get excited. On Tuesday, November 9, West Chester’s Avalon Restaurant is offering a five course pasta dinner. That’s right, every single course will feature fresh, homemade pasta (even dessert!). This special menu is the brainchild of Avalon’s Sous Chef Barry Salop, who has been with the restaurant for […]

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December 8, 2009

Holiday Seven Fishes Dinner at Avalon Restaurant

I’ve often heard tell of the traditional Italian Christmas Eve dinner that includes seven different kinds of fishes. Sadly, not knowing any Italian families who maintain the practice of that particular feast, I’ve never had the opportunity to try it myself. Happily, John Brandt-Lee, the chef and owner of Avalon Restaurant in West Chester recently […]

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November 16, 2009

Deal Feed: Complimentary Craft Beer & Artisan Cheese Course on Fridays @ Avalon Restaurant in West Chester

Last week, Avalon Restaurant in West Chester, PA announced their complimentary craft beer and artisan cheese pairing, served up on Friday evenings with dinner. That’s right, free. The chef and owner of Avalon, John Brandt-Lee, prepares the spread using fresh cheeses from DiBrunos paired with locally brewed beers. Recent pairing include: - Dogfish Head 60 […]

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