Old San Juan Cafe sits in the shadow of the former Reading Outlet Center. The ROC may be empty, but the street still bustles with activity, mostly people coming to Old San Juan for authentic Puerto Rican cuisine.
Freymoyer’s Hotel closes abruptly; Red Plate Diner ends Niko’s at Night service; new vegan cafe coming to Boyertown; Saucony Creek Brewing Company + Gastropub celebrating grand opening; and Sweet Ride Ice Cream and Rice Modern Thai are coming to West Reading this spring.
For two years, I have attended food festivals and competitions and been teased with small samples from Its Just Barbecue, a.k.a. the Pink Pig, in Deer Lake. We finally made the trip to Schuylkill County and found out that the restaurant lives up to its name.
Dans at Green Hills is one of only a handful of Berks County establishments that can truly be called fine dining. We visited for a memorable three-course meal that reaffirmed their status as one of the area’s best restaurants.
Sofrito opens second location in Mohnton; Let’s Taco Bout It opens in West Reading; Leesport Diner to open later this month.
Haag’s Hotel has been serving Shartlesville and northwestern Berks County for more than 100 years. And they’re still serving a mix of American classics and Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine.
Pretzel Revolution opens new Kutztown location; Let’s Taco Bout It to open next week; Russo’s Pizzeria to open second location in Outlet District; Penn Werner undamaged after fire department called.
The loss of Risser’s Family Restaurant in Stouchsburg created a void in western Berks County. The new Blue Star Family Restaurant is filling that void and creating their own legacy as the go-to diner in the area.