When Julie and I visited Pretzel Revolution and Creamery in March, we were there for the stuffed pretzels. This time we only had one thing on our minds: ice cream.
It’s been about 10 years since my last visit to Giannotti’s, a favorite of mine from my childhood in Robesonia. We decided to return to see what was new at the rebranded Giannotti’s Italian Kitchen.
The Back Forty Bar & Grill takes a farm-to-table approach in western Berks County’s farm region, the result is a popular restaurant that packs in the customers.
Pretzel Revolution and Creamery takes the Pretzel Revolution brand in a new direction with a family-friendly focus and Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream.
Taking over the space formerly occupied by Maniaci’s Italian Bristro, Sofrito Mohnton is a second act that lives up to the Sofrito name.
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.
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.
When it opened in 2014, Potts’ U in Kutztown became the first Berks County location for the family-owned hot dog business. The dogs are what they are famous for, but Potts’ U has added some unique menu items to help it carve out its own legacy.
A quick lunch and an authentic taste of South Philly: that’s the draw of Lavigna & Son’s in Sinking Spring.
On a night in the city for a Reading Royals hockey game, we skipped the concession stand in favor of a sit-down meal at the nearby Outside In.