Trying to corner London Grill owner Terry Berch McNally on Thursday night at her new Paris Wine Bar was akin to nabbing a butterfly out in the field with a net. She was just here. No, she’s over there. But could you expect anything else on her first debut in a couple of decades?
Paris Wine Bar, on Fairmount Avenue up from the Philadelphia Art Museum, was packed much of Thursday night, if nothing else sending staff often scurrying to get more clean wine classes. Its opening in Philly was significant for two reasons: It was selling PA wines only, and they were being poured “on draught.”