DINE

A Taste Tour Through Asia, in Manayunk!

Exploring the diverse (traditional and fusion-style) Asian food in our neighborhood. By Jessica Jewel TylerPhotos by JPG Photo & Video (jpgphotography.com) Ginger, garlic, sesame, and soy — these ingredients are synonymous with the distinctive (and ...

LABOR OF LOVE

Taqueria Amor’s proven success throughout the years has remained a bright spot during the pandemic. By Megan Douress • Photography by Melissa Kelly Photography (melissakellyphotography.com) The storefront at 4410 Main Street has seen it all. During The ...

Hell or High Water

How Manayunk’s business owners reinvented the word ‘community’ during the recent pandemic.By Jessica Jewel TylerPhotos by Melissa Kelly Photography (melissakellyphotography.com)and TERRYLEAHYFILMS (terryleahyfilms.com) Under the stay-at-home order — and on...

Coming Together While Apart

Virtual Happenings: The New Normal on Main StreetBy Meghan SackPhotography by Alexa Nahas Photography (alexanahas.com)and JPG Photo & Video (jpgphotography.com) Our businesses on Main Street have been adapting to the new world, which heavily relies on ...

Putting It All on the Table

Highlighting five of Manayunk’s leading ladies working behind the scenes of our neighborhood restaurants. By Leo Dillinger Photography by JPG Photo & Video (jpgphotography.com) and TERRYLEAHYFILMS (terryleahyfilms.com) Women play an integral role in ...

For the Love of It

After nearly 30 years of ups and downs on Main Street, Zesty’s is here to stay.By Noel BartocciPhotography by JPG Photo & Video (jpgphotography.com) There are two things you need to know when you sit down to have a conversation with Athanasios Konidari...

A Neighborhood Staple

Although Union Tap House has changed with the times, the neighborhood bar — known for its craft beer and wings — has never lost its identity.By Brian AndersonPhotography by JPG Photo & Video (jpgphotography.com) Bill Newman says Union Tap House is an...

Mixing Up Main Street

How La Roca is putting their own spin on classic mexican dishes and drinks. By Samantha Costa Photography by JPG Photography (jpgphotography.com) La Roca has held down the Tex-Mex presence here on the southern end of Main Street since April 2018. Wall-to-...

Breakfast is Served

Start your day at Manayunk’s best kept secret. By Megan Douress Photography by JPG Photography (jpgphotography.com) You know what they say – breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If you ask Greg Gillin, it’s also the best meal of the day. Althou...

Edible Art

Manayunk’s restaurants channel their inner artist with these dishes. By Leo DillingerPhotography by JPG Photography (jpgphotography.com) While some artists prefer the palette and canvas, others utilize pots, pans, and cooking utensils to create their ma...