On Sunday, the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.Com published an interview of Chef Steve Waxman of Trax Restaurant and Cafe‘. The article included the history of Trax, the Chef’s opinions of changing tastes and the current tenor of the restaurant business. Click here for the full article.
Trax has initiated a new reservation system as well which can be found on their website and is also participating in Spotluck. You can download the free Spotluck app and sign up using promo code “TRAX” to discover hundreds of local restaurants in the Philly area (plus over 20 right here in Ambler and Blue Bell). There are incentives for dining at Trax, along with hundreds of other local restaurants throughout Ambler to get more people to dine local! Check out on the app here: http://bit.ly/1WSnmoy.
Trax’s menu changes frequently, depending on the season. Here are the current dinner offerings at Trax:
Spicy, Summer Gazpacho, Lime Cream Garnish $9
Seasonal Local Farm Salad, Balsamic Dressing $10
Shaved Fennel Salad, Green Apple, Red Onion, Parmesan Cheese $10
Local Tomatoes and Roasted Peppers, Mozzarella, House Made Pesto $11
House Smoked Bacon Caramelized Brussel Sprout $10
Mac & 3 Cheese Sauce with Spinach $10
House Smoked Bacon and Kale Gratin $10
Lump Crab Cake, Roasted Pepper Remoulade $28*
PA Brook Trout Cipolini Sauce $29
Pan Seared Salmon, Black Eyed Pea Salad, Dill Sauce $26
Organic Chicken Breast, Ratatouille, Caper Sauce $25
Sweet Sausage Pomodoro over Penne Pasta $24*
Apple Wood Smoked BBQ Platter $26
Beef Bourguignon, House Smoked Bacon Lardoons $26
Seasonal Grilled & Roasted Vegetable Platter $24
Herb-Rubbed Rack of Lamb, Red Wine Demi Glace $30
Dark Chocolate Cognac Mousse, Whipped Cream $8
Summer Fruit Cocktail, Sherbert $8
Warm Apple Crisp, Vanilla Ice Cream $9*
House Special NY Cheesecake $8
Trax also participates in the weekly Ambler Farmers’ Market as an outdoor, Farm-to-Table option, sourcing directly from the vendors at the market. With all of this going on, Trax Restaurant and Cafe’ is still going strong after 18 years in Ambler. Here’s to another 18!