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Recipe – Tortilla Pizza

Like most people, I have a hard time cooking for one. When my wife isn’t home, it’s a lot easier to pick up an order from a fast-casual restaurant than it is to break out the pots and pans. Recently, however, I discovered a great single-serve recipe, one that is so easy I can’t believe…

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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…

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Mangia Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Mangia! In Italian, the word literally means “Eat!” In English, it is the perfect name for an Italian restaurant. As I have crisscrossed Berks County, I am always looking for something different. A quirky restaurant, an odd menu item or anything else that makes a place stand out above the countless dining options in Greater…

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…