A Mano reopens

George Sabatino
Chef George Sabatino. Image | PUNCH Media

A Mano announced its highly-anticipated grand re-opening with the addition of new Executive Chef George Sabatino, featuring an all-new menu of hand-crafted, soulful dishes in its welcoming and picturesque Fairmount location. Noted Philadelphia-based Sabatino brings his extensive scope of experience and expertise to the kitchen at A Mano. As culinary director for Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran’s Safran Turney Hospitality organization, Sabatino oversaw 35 sous chefs over the span of four restaurants. Prior, Sabatino worked in some of Philadelphia’s most respected kitchens such as Fork and Monk’s Café as well as his first Executive Chef position at East Passyunk Avenue’s Stateside. 2244 Fairmount Ave. | (215) 236-1114 amanophl.com

Summer reading
Image | Neha Raman

Summer reading

Ever wonder what life would be like if you broke the rules just for one night? This is the dark and twisted plot Philadelphia author Nina Raman centers around in her debut Young Adult Murder Mystery, “Everything You Wanted.” Wren Clements is a high school senior dying for one night of teenage rebellion that might just end in bloodshed. Could this star student be the perfect suspect, or could this be the perfect crime? To find “Everything You Wanted,” check the Barnes and Noble website, select Barnes & Noble stores, and Amazon. Follow along with Raman’s writing journey and hear more about the book through her Instagram @ninaramanwrites and her TikTok @nina_raman, where you will find it to be a new #Booktok book.


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