V&S Sandwiches

“u no u luv it. lol :-)” That’s the tagline pasted on the homemade posters throughout V&S Sandwiches on Lancaster Avenue, one poster promoting the shop’s chili cheese fries, another advertising hamburger and chicken sliders, limit 125 per order. There is a lot of love to go round at the many V&S locations scattered throughout…

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…

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.┬áIt is the quintessential night out, a perfect evening of food and fun for couples and large groups alike. Somewhere along…

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…