Good Food Market in Chestnut Hill
Despite some hideous zoning battles, the Good Food Market is open in Chestnut Hill. (http://goodfoodmarket.net/)
Their goal is to provide upscale convenience food and to add walkable shopping to the CH landscape. I'm really hoping for their success!
Any reviews? I haven't been there yet, but plan to go check it out soon.
I just went through the Dean & Deluca store in Georgetown and by GFM's website It sounds like that's what they're aiming for with an organic bent. I'll be checking it out but only buying if the prices are fair.
I've been following their zoning woes in the Chestnut Hill Local. They went before the zoning board and despite previous support of the zoning board and jumping through many hoops to satisfy the neighbors, they were denied the zoning necessary for sandwich production on-site, coffee, and gelato. I hope they are going to appeal this. CH desperately needs viable businesses, especially since there are so many empty storefronts in CH and now they're saying Borders might be going out of business too. I don't understand, really.
Chestnut Hill Cafe
532 W Chestnut St, Lancaster, PA 17603
went in there. not super impressed. some good stuff... not a lot of stuff for the space. i used to live just a few blocks from there; if i was still there, i'd go to that place pretty often. but now that i'm maybe 2 miles away, it's not really a destination place. at least not yet. i'd like to see it work out. they should try to have somethign there good enough to draw people.
I went once about 2 weeks ago. I bought the vegetarian chili from the prepared foods case- price was fair but the chili itself was very disappointing (extremely bland). They had some interesting packaged foods too but a nice selection of fresh prepared foods would be much more appealling to me.