Hawthorne’s rocks, Miles Table comes to South Street & Pollyodd wants to give away new flavors

Hawthorne’s at 738 S 11th St. Pic from Panoramio user Andy Dinh

Don’t mean to link dump here, but there was so much good South Philly stuff elsewhere yesterday that we figured we had to let you know about it.

There’s a new cafe coming to South Street, Pollyodd limoncello shop is offering new flavors and will be giving away samples, and Hawthorne’s brunch gets a rave review.

Brian Freedman at Philly Weekly writes that he waited for 90 minutes at Hawthorne’s – and he’d do it again.

However long you’re on the list, it’s worth the wait. The food here finds a delicate balance between the sort of morning comfort most of us require, and a kind of flavor-driven ambition that sets it apart.

The Insider reports that Miles Table, a cafe by the caterer of the Lombard Swim Club will open on South Street near 16th.

Feb. 23 will see the debut of Miles Table at 1620 South St., a cozy, neighborhood-friendly spot from Michael Lynch, whose business Catering by Miles counts for much of the reason people want to join Lombard Swim Club (where he’s exclusive caterer).

Read the full post, which includes the first pictures of the inside, here.

And Meal Ticket says that Pollyodd is slinging new flavors:

She’ll premiere her cream-based liqueurs in five flavors on the Ave.: lemon, orange, chocolate, banana and strawberry. That last flavor, says Joan, “perfect for Valentine’s Day.”

P.S. Joan and Tom are hosting a grand opening (read: tasting) party for their 1908 E. Passyunk Ave. ‘cello-porium on February 23rd from 1 to 8 p.m.

So much stuff, it’s hard to keep up, right?

One thought on “Hawthorne’s rocks, Miles Table comes to South Street & Pollyodd wants to give away new flavors

  • February 19, 2013 at 8:24 am

    I love Hawthorne’s but no restaurant in this city is worth waiting 90 minutes, especially given the plethora of choices in the neighborhoods.

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