Want to cater some or all of your Thanksgiving feast this year? We've assembled some of the local options for you in the following list. We'll add more as we find them, but feel free to comment at the end if you have any more suggestions - or just email Ed here, and he'll add them as he can.
Carlino's Market - Ardmore
Always a solid choice, this neighborhood staple offers turkey and all the sides a la carte, so you can choose exactly what you need. Order online here by November 15.
Sontuosa BYOB, Bryn Mawr
This Bryn Mawr restaurant lets you specifically order for any number of diners and pay per person. Turkey is the main course, but you choose the starters, sides and dessert. Stop in, or call 484-222-6216 and leave a message to order, no later than November 19.
Manny’s Place - Bala Cynwyd
Bala’s Manny’s Place is offering tons of options in their Thanksgiving catering menu, with both traditional Thanksgiving dishes and a number of Jewish deli options. Want to order a turkey and a brisket, with sides of mashed potatoes and matzo ball soup? Manny’s is your place! Use this order form before November 18th.
Di Bruno Bros. - Ardmore
It's great having an outpost of this South Philly favorite right in Suburban Square. Order from their holiday menu by November 15, using this online order form.
McCaffrey's Food Markets - Gladwyne
This highly anticipated market finally opened in Gladwyne at the site of the old Acme, that was previously a Superfresh, and an A&P before that. Their Thanksgiving menu has a variety of complete dinners and a la carte options. Order here by November 19.
Mom's Organic Market - Bryn Mawr
The next best thing to Mom's house is Mom's in Bryn Mawr! If you're looking for an organic or free range turkey, or you're looking to serve guests with mains, sides and desserts that are vegetarian and/or vegan - this place has everything you'll need. See their Thanksgiving menu here.
McShea's Catering - Ardmore
Looks like our good friend John McShea is offering an 18-20 lb boned, easy-carve turkey, plus sides, for $195. Or by emailing email@example.com by November 19.
Savona - Gulph Mills
Take Montgomery Ave out of Lower Merion, and you'll pass this classic restaurant on your way to the KOP mall. They have a ready-to-reheat Thanksgiving menu ready for your online order.
Tank & Libby's - Drexel Hill
Just down Rt 1 in Drexel Hill is Tank & Libby’s. Thanksgiving menu includes Herb Roasted Turkey Breast Brined and Hand Carved, plus their twist on most of the traditional sides. Orders must be placed by Friday 11/17 by emailing Chef@tankandlibbys.com or calling 484-455-7527
Too busy to even pick it up yourself? Get your holiday meal home-delivered by ordering online here.
Personal Gourmet - Narberth
Looking for quality meats that you cook yourself? This online business is opening a brick & mortar location in the old Village Treats location in downtown Narberth. Personal Gourmet offers fresh and frozen quality meats, fish, chicken, pork, veal, and lamb. They are accepting pre-orders for Thanksgiving turkeys, hors d’oeuvres and fresh, cut meats. (Think high-end Omaha steaks, with local delivery or pick up.) Details here.
(Also - that's Ed & Cindy's dog, Stella. She's not for sale, but she does love turkey!)
Looking for an idea for your Valentine this year? Whether you need candy, flowers or food, here are a few local ideas for you:
Flowers are a Valentine's classic. Check out Melissa Parker's new Amaranth space "on the hill", in downtown Narberth, or order online at amaranthflorist.com
Plan a special meal at home with a little help from Carlinos, in Ardmore. Check out their Valentine's specials, and place an order here. Or, if you can't order ahead, just call your own favorite pizza place and ask if they'll make you a heart-shaped pizza!
Need some dessert? Do it right this year, and go straight to the amazing Le Petit Mitron. See why this French patisserie is a local treasure.
Philly-area Valentines of all ages will appreciate heart-shaped soft pretzels! Find your closest Philly Pretzel Factory here.
Place your order now for some handmade chocolate-covered strawberries at The Sweet Trading Company at 711 Montgomery Ave.
Looking for a gift, but not sure what you want? Sweet Mabel has every unique gift you could imagine, from art to handmade jewelry. Not only will they have just what you need, but they'll beautifully wrap it for you, too! 235 Haverford Ave, Narberth.
Make your reservations now if you want to eat out this Valentine's weekend. Some places, like Bryn Mawr's Sontuosa, have already published special menus. Call (484) 222-6216 to reserve a table.
With Valentine's Day on a Monday this year, you will want to call ahead for whichever night you choose to go out. Ryan Christopher's has posted their special menu for the weekend. If you're looking for a daytime option, they also have an award-winning Sunday brunch!
There are a number of local places advertising Superbowl takeout menus. We’ll add more as we see them, but here are the promotions we’ve seen so far:
The Pub of Penn Valley has a Super Bowl Family Style Package. Pre order by Saturday 2/6 for pickup on Sunday 2/7. The full menu is always available for takeout, too. Call 610-664-1901 to place your order.
Royal Cafe, Narberth has a combo of 24 Royal Buffalo wings, 20 trashed ribs, 1 Margherita Pizza, and 3 orders of Mac N' Cheese for $100. Takeout only, while supplies last. Call 484-429-2626 or order online
Sophie’s BBQ, Ardmore has all sorts of wings, ribs, hush puppies, and more for your Superbowl spread. Regular menu + specials are available. Click here to preorder NOW!
Sontuosa BYOB, Byn Mawr Their menu has 1/2 trays that feed 4-5 people. Orders must be placed by Friday 2/5 for pick up Super Bowl Sunday. Call (484) 222-6216
Nana's Kitchen, Narberth is taking orders until Saturday night. 610-664-9263 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Didn't see what you want? Narberth is lucky to have a number of great takeout options for Superbowl munchies. If you need contact info for your favorite, you can get it from this directory.