Friday, April 19, 2019

Drinking Delco: The List

If there is one thing we love it’s our bars. Whether it’s the corner pub or martini bar, we like to drink.  For your convenience we have compiled this list of our favorite bars and neighborhood taverns. It’s not a complete list by any means. In fact if you’d like to submit your local bar click here.   Ale House-Newtown Square 3546 West Chester Pike Newtown Square, PA 19073 610-353-1618 Bogart’s Bar and Grill 773 W. Sproul Road Springfield, PA 19064 610-544-9200 Boulevard Bar and Grille 33 Brookline Blvd. Havertown, PA 19083 484-453-8531 Bryan Street Pub 2900 Township Line Rd. ... Read More »

DELCO HISTORY- 1950s – Fernwood Diner – Baltimore Pike, East Lansdowne, Delaware County

[Show thumbnails] Delco in the 50’s!  Take your iPad over to your grandparents house and check out the picture of the Fernwood Diner.  The Fernwood Diner was a fixture on Baltimore Pike in the heart of Delco from the 1930s all the way through the 1960s.   From ushering out the end of the Great Depression to enduring through World War II, Korean War, and beginning of Vietnam War, the Fernwood Diner was open 24 hours a day/ 7 Days a week (except Christmas Day!) serving great food and company to Delco’s finest men and women during a time in ... Read More »

Dining Delco:Trattoria Giuseppe

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It’s great to have some restaurants in Delaware County where you just don’t have to think about what you are going to get.  Consistency is the key to to any great business. Give people what they expect. The success of McDonald’s is not because a Big Mac tastes delicious. It’s the Big Mac tastes the same whether it’s made in Broomall or Birmingham. Customers like to know what they’re getting when they walk in the door. There’s a certain comfort to that. Like an old sweater. Consistency is what you get when you visit Trattoria Giuseppe’s in Edgemont.  Expect the ... Read More »

At Last: Delco Beer

We’re not sure if this is a joke but we’re freaking out over this new “Delco” brew. Bob Barrar, the former Brewmaster  at Iron Hill Media has started his own 2SP Brewing Company out of Aston and is soon to release “Delco Lager”. Release date is not set in stone. Only when Barrar deems his brew suitable for public consumption. Check out the press release below. 2SP Brewing Company Press Release Bob Barrar, one of the most decorated and celebrated brewers in the country, has announced that he is building a new brewery in his native Delaware County (Delco) with ... Read More »

Drinking Delco: Frontier Saloon

DelcoPride TV sat down with Frontier Saloon owner Ian Keenan to find out why Delco residents keeping coming back and patronizing the Saloon.  And we find out how the hell those animals made their way to the roof!  True Delco Landmark that can be seen from McDade Blvd! Read More »

Dining Delco: Johnny’s Pizza

Sometimes you are destined to be somewhere. That’s what I felt after I left Johnny’s Pizza at 547 Chester Pike in Prospect Park. My gas tank on the Camaro was on E and had to pull over and get gas at a Sunoco station. As I was pumping I looked across the street and noticed Johnny’s Pizza. I knew the Johnny’s name from their original Sharon Hill location but never ate there. This was my chance. I asked the nice girl at the counter what was good on the menu. She gave me the obligatory “everything”.  I was in the ... Read More »

Dining Delco: Zac’s Burgers

Everyone has their favorite burger spot. This is one near the top of my list. And chances are, if you grew up in Delaware County, Zac’s Burgers is on your list as well. The place is like an old pair of socks you never throw away. Never fancy. Always comfortable. I remember sinking my teeth into my first burger at Zac’s original Crum Lynne location on Chester Pike in 1987. I think I ate there twice a week while escaping out of high school for lunch. The place hasn’t changed since it opened in 1984 and blossomed into a mini ... Read More »