Mary Bigham,
President / Co-Founder

Posts by Mary Bigham


This article is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Winery Association. Dear wine lover, If you have yet to explore the elusive southwest region of our great state of Pennsylvania, here is our plea to start planning. Hidden in the hills around Pittsburgh you’ll find some of the most authentic and passionate people making wine on pristine, […]

Gettysburg Festival

Rain could not dampen the spirits of The Town Dish crew while experiencing the Edible Art History tour at 2014’s Gettysburg Festival. Five venues on the Gettysburg College campus welcomed hungry festival goers and provided samples of mouthwatering culinary creations crafted by the Gettysburg area’s leading chefs and popular restaurants. Here are our top bites […]

Pottery Barn Bridal Event

We know you love our food, drink, travel and health sections, but we also have a serious love for all things with a culinary style. Through our recent partnership with Pottery Barn we proudly co-hosted a bridal event last Thursday, June 19, from 6–8 p.m. along with many of Philadelphia area’s top wedding professionals. Attendees […]

Cracked Grain Salad

The Town Dish’s EIC, Amy Strauss, recently sat down with the talented duo behind Exton’s newest dining concept, Forage American Brasserie. Formerly Vella Grill, this new mod-American BYOB features locally sourced, high quality creations served at affordable prices. Vella’s owner Derrick Wheeler teamed up with restaurateur and chef, Ralph Fernandez, to create this innovative menu. […]

DISH’s Michael Klein shares some big news for the West Chester dining scene. Chef John Brandt-Lee of Avalon Restaurant (and JBL Hospitality Group) has taken over the kitchen at Nonna’s (located at 116 E. Gay Street), to set the stage as the new location for Avalon Restaurant. Brandt-Lee tells Klein that the new Avalon will serve “wood-fired pizzas […]