Ka’Chi has brought the food truck revolution to the area. A kitchen on wheels, Ka’Chi specializes in what it calls “Korean food, with a twist.” It’s pretty easy to find out where Ka'Chi is going to be – just check out the schedule online! One day you might find the truck at the East Goshen Farmer’s Market, the next at Artisan’s Exchange, but you’ll always find good food. Be prepared when you get there, because word gets around fast and there’s usually a line. The menu is subject to change, but you’ll always find a good selection of sandwiches, rice bowls, and deep fried specialties (try the Fried Rice Balls and the Bulgogi Tacos). Everything is tasty, and to go.
West Chester's Pureblend Tea is a wholesaler of interesting teas and other items for the connoisseur or anybody else who enjoys a good cup of tea. What makes the place different is that you can pick out any number of teas from the selection, and they can be hand-blended into a tea made especially for you. Everything's packaged by hand, and these make great gifts. Pureblend's selection includes classic black teas, herbal varieties, green/white teas and even seasonal selection. There are even interesting flavors like special cocoa mixes and wild sea salts! You can outfit your home with every bit of tea-ware you'd need for a tea party or a single cup.
208 Carter Drive
West Chester, PA 19380
The old fashioned corner bakery is still around – just come to Yori’s. Located in downtown West Chester, Yori’s Bakery is the kind of place that you used to go to as a kid. This is where you get the good stuff! All the traditional goodies are here, from doughnuts, sticky buns and cupcakes to cookies and bread. Lots of folks order ahead before a cookout to get some great rolls for their burgers and dogs. And seasonal concoctions like peach cake in the summer are something you just have to try. Having a party? Get a specialty cake for any occasion.
Have fun with the family at Tee It Up Golf. Located a short drive from where Rt. 202 meets Matlack Street, Tee It Up Golf is a miniature golf and driving range center that caters to everyone. The 18-hole miniature course is great to putt the day or night away with the kids or with friends. It’s easy enough for small ones but challenging enough for adults, too! And practice for golf season at the 52-stall driving range. Want to improve your game? Take some instructions from certified professionals. And no place is better for a party or corporate event!
Tee It Up Golf
21 Hagerty Boulevard
West Chester, PA 19382
Ever wonder how QVC remains the standard bearer in home shopping? Then take the QVC studio tour! Founded in 1986 in West Chester, QVC, which stands for “Quality, Value and Convenience,” now reaches homes worldwide. The studio tour is a guided tour, which will give you a unique overview of one of the most successful marketing companies ever. Go into the modern broadcast facility, where products are researched, tested then, if proven worthy, broadcast live on the air. Who knows, you might get to watch a broadcast from the observation deck and see one of your favorite QVC stars! The QVC Studio Tour happens seven days a week, five times a day. If you have a party of over 10 persons, call ahead for a reservation. It might just be one of the most unique attractions near Thomas Meeting.
For quality baked items and other delicious specialties, one top West Chester spot is the Northbrook MarketPlace. Located in the heart of the Brandywine Valley and housed in a restored barn from the 1800s, the Northbrook MarketPlace might be one of the top foodie attractions near Thomas Meeting. Here you’ll find terrific baked goods like specialty cakes, holiday pies and the famous apple cider doughnuts. Stick around for something from the breakfast menu! The lunch menu also has some great sandwiches, soups and even barbeque. Come back on Tuesday night for Family Pasta Night, and make a reservation to dine at the chef’s table on Wednesday and Saturday nights, when you’ll find an outstanding seasonal menu from the chef/owner. The Northbrook MarketPlace is open Mondays through Thursdays from 6:30 to 7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays until 8 p.m., and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
6 Northbrook Road
West Chester, PA 19382
Four generations of Gadaleto's have been procuring and selling seafood in West Chester, and over the years they've perfected their craft. Located at the Street Parkway Shopping Center in a space not too far away from Thomas Meeting, Gadaleto’s Seafood Market is committed to bringing the best of seafood to you. That’s why representatives travel almost every day to the fish wholesalers in Philadelphia. It’s also why Gadaleto’s receives shipments daily from seafood centers like Boston, Vancouver, Maine and Florida. What this means for you is quality at a great price! Everything from fresh and saltwater fish to shellfish, salads and soups are available to take home. Hey, if it’s good enough most of the restaurants in the area, it’s good enough for your table! Gadaleto’s Seafood Market is open seven days a week.
Gadaleto’s Seafood Market
929 S. High Street
West Chester, PA 19382
The Palace Bowling and Entertainment Center is a popular Downington spot for a fun outing with friends and family. Located near the Bell Tavern Park, in a spot not too far from Thomas Meeting the Palace Bowling and Entertainment Center is 40 lanes of good times. Want to join a league? The Palace has league nights for adults and special leagues for children. Kids can have a birthday celebration where you can get bowling, pizza, drinks and much more for a great price. Adults can also book parties for things like work/team building and family events. Come for other events like Pizza and Bowling Fridays or Family Dance and Bowl or Rock and Bowl weekends! The Palace Bowling and Entertainment Center is open seven days a week.
Palace Bowling and Entertainment Center
977 E. Lancaster Avenue
Downingtown, PA 19335
With places like the Chester County Book and Music Company, the fine art of browsing has returned. With a brand new location at the West Goshen Center, the Chester County Book and Music Company is a great spot to spend an afternoon looking through used books, compact discs, and more. Whether you’re looking for a best seller, how-to, classic or rare book, you're sure to find something interesting here! The store has one of the largest title selections in the country, so you are bound to find something interesting and entertaining. The Chester County Book and Music Company is open seven days a week.
Chester County Book and Music Company
West Goshen Shopping Center
975 Paoli Pike
West Chester, PA 19380
Located on the 103-acre Milky Way Farm in Chester Springs, the Chester Springs Creamery gives you a chance to enjoy America’s favorite frozen confection in a serene, country setting not too far away from Thomas Meeting. Their ice cream is made from milk from their very own happy dairy cows that are free to roam the rolling hills of the farm. Savor a scoop on a cone, a sundae or milkshake, or take home a quart to enjoy with friends and family. Cookies & cream, chocolate, peanut butter, coffee, raspberry, peach and vanilla are some of the delectable flavors to choose from. Stop into the farm store to buy fresh milk, eggs and yogurt. Celebrating a birthday or other special event? They have ice cream cakes, too. The Chester Springs Creamery is open spring, summer, fall, closed in winter.
Chester Springs Creamery
Chester Springs, PA 19425