On Your Table: Nothing beats fresh and local

By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Early spring greens such as Swiss chard and kale are plentiful at local farmers markets right now All the lovely recent weather got you jazzed up for some outdoor food shopping?  A farmers market near you can’t be beat for fresh produce and chatting with food artisans.  They are open now and can be found all over Chester County with hours...

On Your Table: Spring greens are on the scene

Your local framers market is filled with fresh local veggies By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Green hues of spring vegetables make for bright, light salads Photo courtesy of Once Upon a Chef. Spring, now that it finally appears to be here, is the season to lighten up after cooking comforting, hearty dishes all winter long.  And, with Earth Day just upon us, budding trees remind...

67th Chadds Ford Art Show & Sale, March 11 & 12

This year’s Chadds Ford Art Show & Sale — the 67th — promises to be the best ever. The event kicks off with a preview night on March 11, with the show taking place the next day, March 12. Gathered to work on the show are: Kara Hyman (co-chair), Shawn Dutkiewicz (Principal CFE), Maggie Niemkiewicz (co-chair), Lisa Albany (co-chair) Featured Artist Helena van Emmerik-Finn and Donating...

On Your Table: Capping National Mushroom Month with a flourish

Longhorn Steakhouse celebrates local mushrooms By Cathy Branciaroli, Food Correspondent, The Times Longhorn Steakhouse’s Chef’s Showcase dish, Harvest Mushroom Filet, features local mushrooms from Basciani Foods. September is National Mushroom Month, and with Kennett Square’s Mushroom Festival behind us, the celebration of mushrooms continues at Longhorn Steakhouse.  The chain of casual...

Kennett Brewing Company opening this fall

New brew pub to merge craft beer, local flare and whimsy By Kim Chiomento, Staff Writer, The Times KENNETT SQUARE – Tucked away on the lower level of 109 S. South Broad Street, the Kennett Brewing Company (KBC) expects to combine innovative craft beer, local artists and a healthy dose of whimsy to create the Borough’s newest destination, when it opens its doors. Scheduled to open in September,...