Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Mediterranean restaurant opened its doors March 2012.
Media’s newest Mediterranean restaurant is celebrating its one-year anniversary in town. Desert Rose, which opened its doors on March 2012, posted a message on its Facebook page: Thanks to all our customers for their support over this last year. Today it is officially been 1 yr! Our little celebration/relaunch will be is a few weeks when we finish our upgrades. Thanks Everyone! Congratulate the restaurant on its first year here, and check out the stories below to get more information on Desert Rose:
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Patch contributor Lauren Avellino Turton reviews State Street’s Mediterranean "street food" restaurant and market.
Restaurant: Desert Rose Mediterranean Cuisine & Specialty Market Address: 305 West State St., Media, PA 19063 Rating: (out of 5 stars): ★★★★ Style: BYOB; Sit-down or take-out for lunch and dinner (outdoor seating coming this summer) Food: Traditional Mediterranean cuisine Atmosphere: Casual, clean, and bright Parking: Street parking Service: Friendly, fast, and casual Price Range: Affordable Unique Feature: Traditional Mediterranean “street food” is unique to the State Street restaurant scene. In my never-ending quest to find snacks that are satisfying, but also healthy, my go-to-choice the past several years has become hummus and pita. Generally, it’s low in fat and calories, and packed with protein. I’ve tried many varieties of hummus …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Desert Rose, the new Mediterranean and specialty market on State Street, is now open for business.
Desert Rose, at 305 W. State Street in Media, is now open for business. The new Mediterranean and specialty market right off the corner of State and Orange streets opened its doors Thursday. Sandwiches, hummus, salads and soups are on the menu. Along with the detailed menu explaining the delicious options there is an explaination of the foods, for the less Mediterranean-inspired customer. "What am I eating," is likely a question Chef and Owner Jason McHugh will often get during the first few months of business. So he as the answers ready to go, along with the menu. (See the attached photos and PDF files for menu and "what am I eating" details.)
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Desert Rose on State Street is projected to open in early March.
State Street in Media is lined with restaurants of all types. You can't go hungry. Whether you want Italian, Asian, Mexican, Irish or good old American cuisine, Media Borough can fill your belly. But perhaps you're craving the flavors of the Mediterranean, looking for a falafel or some authentic hummus. Well, you no longer have to go hungry because Desert Rose will soon fill, possibly the only niche still missing on State Street. Chef and Owner Jason McHugh, of Brookhaven, says he hopes to open Desert Rose, located at the former Selene Whole Foods location at 305 W. State Street, in just a few weeks, sometime in early March. "It's really unique and there's nothing in Media or West Chester like it," he says. McHugh, a 1992 graduate of …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
A Mediterranean restaurant appears to be coming soon to State Street.
A Mediterranean restaurant will soon be a new addition to Media's State Street. Signs have gone up for Desert Rose, boosting mediterranean cuisine and market, on State Street just off of Orange Street. Desert Rose will open at the former Selene Whole Foods location at 305 W. State Street, which closed only a few months ago. Desert Rose will join Diego's, Spasso and Zen Nail Salon and Spa as new businesses continue to pop up all over Media Borough. There's no bad economy here.