Monday, April 29, 2013
A grand opening is anticipated for Media's newest burger joint the first week of June.
With two locations already established in Chester County, it was only a matter of time for Buddy's Burgers, Breasts and Fries to expand its business to Delaware County. "I'm a Delco kid," said Marc Boornazian, one of the three owners who grew up in Aston. "I know this area well and when this space opened up, we knew we had to move in." Buddy's Burgers, Breasts and Fries is taking over the former space of Zac's Hamburgers, located on the corner of State and Orange streets in Media. Zac's closed in November 2012. Buddy's expects to open its doors to the public the first week of June. A locally owned chain by three buddies—Boornazian, Sean Dannaker, and Bob Hewczuk—the first Buddy's Burgers, Breasts and Fries opened its doors in West …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Renovations at the West Chester Pike location are expected to begin this summer.
The former Genuardi’s on West Chester Pike in Edgmont Township will soon become a Giant Food Store. GIANT Food Stores announced Friday it will open a new store at 4855 West Chester Pike in the Marville Shopping Center later this year. A specific open date has not yet been announced. Genuardi’s closed its doors in June 2010. “We are excited to soon serve the vibrant neighborhoods of Edgmont and Newtown Square, offering customers our distinct combination of quality, selection, and savings,” Rick Herring, president, said in a press release. Renovations on the 43,000-square-foot store are expected to begin this summer and will include updates to the interior, according to the release. The opening of the store will not affect the nearby Giant …
Sunday, April 7, 2013
YogurTissimo is the name of the new frozen yogurt shop coming to State Street in Media.
The froyo craze comes to State Street this month. A new frozen yogurt shop, YogurTissimo, will be coming into the once vacant storefront at 14 State Street in Media, next to Salon Bella Gente. The owner of Little Anthony's Pizza on State Street will open his new froyo venture a couple shops down from his pizza shop sometime this month, according to an employee.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The new restaurant will take over the former Zac's Hamburgers on State Street.
A new burger restaurant will soon take over the former Zac's Hamburgers in Media Borough. Buddy's Burgers, Breasts and Fries will soon open its doors on the corner of State and Orange streets. Zac's closed in November 2012. Currently, Buddy's has two location in West Chester and Exton. The menu offers burgers, southern fried or grilled chicken breasts, hot dogs, grilled cheese, regular or sweet potato fries and milkshakes to name a few items.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Double Decker Pizza will open its fourth restaurant in Media Borough
Soon Media Borough will be a fourth home to the "inside out," Double Decker Pizza's speciality. Double Decker Pizza, which first opened in 1976, will soon open a fourth location on Baltimore Avenue in Media, next to the vacant lot which was formerly the Media Inn. The new restaurant is expected to open in May, if construction continues to stay on track. Construction is currently underway, including breaking through walls of what once were five different shops and will soon house a two-story restaurant. Dimitri Gianneas, a Double Decker co-owner, says the family-owned restaurant has always wanted to expand to Media and expected the borough to be home to its second location. "We've been looking at Media since the 90s but we never could find …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Granite Run Mall's newest restaurant recently opened its doors.
Dominic’s Hand Carved Roast Beef & Roast Pork opened its doors at Granite Run Mall on Feb. 27. Dominic’s serves up hand-carved roast beef and roast pork, draft beer and wine. Owner Daniel Malatesta, who had retired from now-closed Lotsa Pasta & Pub in Clifton Heights, couldn't stay away from the restaurant business. After about a year of retirement, he decided to open a new restaurant, which is named after his late father. Dominic’s is located inside the mall near Sears. They are open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., except on Sundays when they close at 6 p.m. with the rest of the mall.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The Jackson Street restaurant in Media Borough will more than triple its seating this summer.
House, the quaint restaurant that sits on Jackson Street just off of State in Media Borough, is currently undergoing renovations to expand in to the neighboring properties. After Tea and Cakes Tea Room closed earlier this year, House took over the connecting properties and will bump through to create a larger House. Owner Mike Hackett says House is tripling its square footage and more than tripling its seating with the expansion. House, which has been in Media for six years, currently seats about 16, both indoor and outdoor, but soon customers will fill about 75 seats with more seating both inside and outside. A private room will also be available for parties. Hackett, along with his co-owner and wife, Ginny, were looking for about two or …
Friday, February 1, 2013
This hair stylist and color specialist is living the American dream in Middletown Township.
Middletown Township's newest hair studio, Jana's Hair Studio, is open and ready for cuts and color. Jana Laznicka, of West Chester, opened her shop in January at 6 N. Pennell Road near the intersection of Route 1, across from Weathers Motors. This is Laznicka's first hair shop but she has been in the industry since coming to America from then-Czechoslovakia more than 25 years ago. "I love talking with people and listening to them," she says. "I love making them beautiful and feel good about themselves. It makes me feel good. That's why I love my job." Laznicka, who arrived in North Jersey in 1984 able to speak little English, knew hair was her passion but it was also a great profession for someone starting out in a new country. "I always …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The Middletown Township Council approved the transfer of a liquor license for the restaurant.
A new restaurant, Dominic’s Hand Carved Roast Beef & Roast Pork, will open at Granite Run Mall next month. Middletown Township Council on Monday night unanimously approved an inter-municipal transfer of a liquor license to Dominic’s from the now-closed Lotsa Pasta & Pub at 410 S. Springfield Ave in Clifton Heights. Retirement plans prompted Daniel Malatesta to close Lotsa Pasta in 2011, Malatesta told council. But after a year at home, Malatesta said he decided to open a new restaurant, which is named after his late father. Dominic’s will serve hand-carved roast beef and roast pork, draft beer and wine, Malatesta said. It will be a “simple menu,” said Malatesta, who also owned and ran Café Cosmo, an upscale restaurant in Center City from …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Edgmont Township's newest sports bar and grille will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday.
Double Edge Sports Grille, located at the former Winner's Circle in Marville Shopping Center in Edgmont Township, has been open for business since November but held off on the Grand Opening celebration until after the holiday season. On Saturday, Jan. 12 Double Edge will have food and drink specials and officially be welcomed to the neighborhood. The party will really be all day at the restaurant and bar but specials start around 6:30 p.m. and the band Idlewild South will perform at 8:30 p.m. There will also be giveaways all night and half price appetizers from 8 to 10 p.m. Double Edge's four new owners, from both Delaware and Chester counties, took over the sports-themed bar and grille and renovated and upgraded the facility. Double Edge …