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An Eye for Food Design

What do architecture and food have in common? For James Morrissey, it’s all about the design. By Brian Anderson Photography By JPG Photography (jpgphotography.com) James Morrissey sings high praises of Manayunk’s most popular thoroughfare. “Main Stree...

Sipping Success at Pilgrim Roasters

Dan and Ryan are perfecting coffee one bean at a time. By Leksey Maltzman Photography By Alexa Nahas (alexanahas.com) One would typically expect a coffee shop to be cozy and dim-lit, but upon entering Pilgrim Roasters, the first thing you notice is the ...

The “Cheers” of Manayunk

Where Everybody Knows Your — or Your Dog’s — Name By Ainsley Maloney Photography By Melissa Kelly (melissakellyphotography.com) Back in the mid-2000s, Joseph Keough and Jeff Bender had been bartending at Bourbon Blue for nearly five years when they began ...

A Taste of The Old Country

The Marchiano family’s baking legacy continues to thrive in Manayunk. By Leo Dillinger • Photography by JPG Photography (jpgphotography.com) Daneen Marchiano is no stranger to Manayunk. Over the last four decades, her family has provided residents and vi...

The Adventures of Tubby Robot

Two lifelong friends unite their passions for ice cream and video games under one roof. By Leo Dillinger Photography By JPG Photography (jpgphotography.com) Ever since they met in sixth grade at Julia R. Masterman School, Chris Maguire and Steve Wright Jr...

Creating A Culinary Community

The fresh food marketplace Manayunk didn’t know it was missing. By Megan Douress Photography By JPG Photography (jpgphotography.com) If there is one thing that everyone knows about Manayunk, it’s that the neighborhood is, essentially, a food hub. Restaura...