LA MAISON 1470 Old Ridge Rd., Coventryville, 484-680-2631; martinskitchen.com. This early-18th-century stone house in historic Coventryville is both the residence of Martin and Janet Gagné and their 24-seat restaurant, where rustic French tasting meals are served three nights a week. The multicourse $90 menus (and smaller $42 Thursd
Beeramisu, an otherwise traditional Italian tiramisu layered with Vietnamese coffee stout instead of espresso, is a perfectly delicious beer dessert fusion metaphor for two immigrant cuisines that have helped keep South Philadelphia vital.
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