Old San Juan Cafe

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 closes; Niko’s at Night ends run; new restaurants coming to West Reading, Boyertown and Kutztown; more food news

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.

It’s Just Barbecue (The Pink Pig)

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

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.