LuckyVitamin.com is an online retailer devoted to vitamins, minerals, and nutritional supplements, and has curated products from more than 1,100 wellness brands. Though vast, the selection is easily shopped, as the site can be searched by category (men's health, sports nutrition, etc.) or vitamin type. And because LuckyVitamin.com knows that people interested in their internal wellness are more likely to be interested in a holistic approach to health, they carry much more than just vitamins and supplements. In their online catalog, shoppers can browse an expansive selection of everything from organic skincare and aromatherapy products to water purification systems and green cleaning supplies. Perhaps the largest section of the site is devoted to health foods, where you can find items as varied as instant coffee infused with probiotics and cashew butter infused with cashews.
Bywood Seafood Market brings more than 75 years of experience to the curation and sale of succulent seafood, freshly snatched from the ocean. An extensive menu of seafaring fauna lets shoppers take their pick of the ocean's bounty, including sea scallops ($17.98/lb.) and live crab ($27/doz.), perfect for crafting an optimally fresh meal or employing conductors for burgeoning aquarium orchestras. Hand-cut fillets of such fish as salmon ($13.98/lb.) and flounder ($13.98/lb.) can throw themselves straight onto the grill for last-minute-dinner cooking. Combo dishes such as the flounder, shrimp, and scallop platter ($11.95) provide saltwater-bred sustenance to hungry party-goers, and New England clam chowder ($6.95/cup) warms cockles left chilled from seeing a beloved child actor all grown up.
Despite the trains whizzing past the nearby Philadelphia-bound platform of the historic Wayne Train Station, Fabio and Danny's Cafe serves as a tranquil oasis. The aromas of roasting espresso and La Colombe coffee fill the space as diners savor their soup or commuters grab a sandwich stuffed with Boar's Head meats. On Friday nights, the space hosts a hearty Italian BYOB dinner to complement live music from harpists or local bands.
The café's intimate atmosphere and penchant for live entertainment have earned it praise in the Philadelphia Inquirer as well as the much-coveted number 42 slot on Santa Claus's Nice List. But the café's commitment to art extends beyond music; the fine paintings and works on display become the focus at monthly artists' receptions, and performers lead family-friendly singing and storytelling events every Wednesday morning.
The smell of chocolate-chip cookies baking in the oven has a tendency to unleash waves of childhood memories, especially when those cookies are iconic Nestlé Toll House creations. At Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip, passionate bakers coax out these memories by using Nestlé products to create decadent desserts that taste just as satisfying as they did years ago.
Charles Grim has always had an itch to help people; having spent time as both a math teacher and a youth counselor. In order to deepen his own ability to affect positive change, Dr. Grim has spent the past 30 years studying wellness techniques, focusing specifically on treatments for muscular and structural ailments. His efforts have landed him a wealth of experience and board certifications for extremity and sports adjusting. At Laser Wellness Center, he and his staff offer a menu of wellness services that places equal importance on chiropractic care, massage therapy, and noninvasive laser treatments.
At Northbrook MarketPlace, guests can enter a restored 1850s fieldstone barn with bright-red wood siding and picturesque white wooden frames to browse the market and grab dishes made from fresh, sustainable ingredients. Chefs fire up tender brisket in the smokehouse, make sandwiches to order, and pluck signature apple-cider donuts from trees. Diners can also nosh on daily hot-meal specials, including chicken pot pies and fish 'n' chips, then slide forks into the flaky crust of the daily pie while sitting inside the marketplace, outside in the courtyard, or at home. For those who want a more leisurely meal, the Chef's Table, which was named Philadelphia magazine's Best Private Dining Table in 2009, proffers an hours-long culinary experience in which patrons devour local, gourmet fare from a tasting menu designed by head chef Rob Boone. The week's BYOB feasts include the Chef's Table banquet; Family Nights, which feed visiting households and peckish minivans with an Italian buffet; and brunch, which mollifies maws with homemade granola and barbecue sliders.