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Photo Blog: Wilson Iron Chef

On April 6, the Wilson Education Foundation hosted its first Iron Chef competition in the gym at Wilson High School. The event, which saw chefs from three local restaurants compete in the Iron Chef battle, was a huge success. More than 500 hungry patrons came to watch the competition and sample items from more than 40…

Wilson Hosts Iron Chef Competition this Sunday, April 6

This Sunday, the Wilson School District will host its first Wilson Iron Chef Competition & Benefit Auction. Local Iron Chef competitions have become increasingly popular since Hamburg debuted its version of the popular competition show in 2011. Wilson becomes the latest school district to join the trend, hosting their first event this Sunday from 1…

The Dos and Don’ts of Navigating Large Menus

Recently I posted a review of Michael’s Restaurant in Douglassville. Michael’s is your typical diner or family restaurant, offering 12 pages worth of menu items in an effort to please all of the people, all of the time. While Michael’s menu is expansive, it is hardly the largest I have seen. The Golden Eagle Diner…

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Road Trip: Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Berks County Eats crosses the county line to bring you some of the best dining both near and far. This edition takes us 37 miles southwest of Reading to Lancaster, PA. Dinner and a show. It is the quintessential night out, a perfect evening of food and fun for couples and large groups alike. Somewhere along…

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Michael’s Restaurant

Berks County is blessed with roads. Lost in the complaints about potholes and the seemingly endless construction projects is the fact that Berks County has one of the best networks of roads in the state. There are no two points in the county that are separated by more than an hour’s drive. Yet the city…

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Marion Fire Company

There is no doubt that Berks County is blessed with a plethora of amazing restaurants. From upscale, downtown dining to back country bars, the options are seemingly limitless. But sometimes the best meals are the ones you can’t get in any restaurant. Pick up a copy of the Reading Eagle or the Merchandiser and you…

Mom Chaffe’s Cellarette

For such a small town, West Reading has a seemingly endless array of restaurants. No less than 30 restaurants and cafes are packed into the town’s 1.5 square miles. From French cuisine to fried chicken and from vegetarian to Mediterranean, foodies can find a world of flavors in this tiny borough. While most will never…