Here’s how to feed a March Madness crowd in a fine and fabulous way, writes Nick Vadala for The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Need to feed a crowd for any occasion (college basketball or football playoffs, perhaps?) Gina Stiteler of Eagleville has turned her pastime of creating grazing trays and charcuterie boards into a full-blown business called Grazefully Delicious, with thoughtfully crafted details of a perfect layout of goodies with meats, cheeses, olives, fruit, and nuts.
Get these fun trays for a birthday, graduation, or the holidays, this is a great way of supporting a local business AND eating quite well. She offers offering — vegetarian, vegan, keto, & weight watchers style designs!
Two words: tomato pie. When you know, you know. A staple at every tailgate, every event, and every birthday party (or is that just my family??). In addition to bread, pies, cakes, cookies, Stromboli, scones, Italian cookies, and cupcakes, Corropolese Italian Bakery & Deli offers tomato pie. Get some for your party today!
Cheese glorious cheese- that’s what Di Bruno Bros. has….but you already know this. With just about every cheese known to man, you can create a swoon-worthy cheese tray for any event, or event just a night at home. Get a pre-made tray or create your own (DIY Cheese, anyone?)
Ever try a BBQ party tray? Load up on ribs, pulled pork, brisket, beef tenderloin, burgers, and hotdogs at Streetside BBQ. Don’t forget the mouth-watering sides: smoked veggies, collard greens, beans. Get dessert too: banana pudding, pound cake, brownies, and cookies.
Streetside BBQ is located at 801 W. Moreland Road in Willow Grove, 215-821-7665.
Ardmore has Maido! A Marketplace of Japan, where this unique restaurants features ‘Japanese Soul Food.’ Their party trays are loaded with the best Japanese food around: gyoza, fried chicken done Japanese-style, shumai, edamame, and so much more, plus their trays serve over 10 hungry people.
Maido is located at 5 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, 484-417-6745.
What do you want? If you’re hungry for just about anything, Carlino’s Market in Ardmore has got you covered. Italian specialties, bread, sauces, hoagies, pasta, cheese, desserts, and the all-around awesomeness that is tomato pie, this market has it all. Go in and shop for a while or get their party trays to go.
Carlino’s Market is located at 2616 E. County Line Road in Ardmore, 610-649-4046, and 128 W. Market Street in West Chester.
Find the best charcuterie trays to feed your family and friends in 2022 for Game Day at The Philadelphia Inquirer.