Berks County Eats pays a visit to Stampede Barbecue (formerly Stampede Smokin’ Barbecue) at their new permanent location along Route 10 in Plowville for beef brisket and smoked turkey sandwiches and more signature ‘cue.
HillBilly BBQ was one of Berks County’s first roadside barbecue trailers and one of the longest-lasting. How have they lasted so long? One taste, and you’ll understand.
We start the new year with a visit to one of Berks County’s newest restaurants, Brocmar Smokehouse at the Shillington Farmers Market, where we enjoy pulled pork, hush puppies and the “Brocmar Taco”.
In November at Iron Chef Hamburg, we got our first taste of Smokin’ Brays. Now we pay our first visit to the restaurant and sample as much food as possible.
When Backwoods Brothers Authentic Texas Cuisine opened in January, it brought something completely new to Hamburg and Berks County. We visited recently to taste true Texas barbecue for ourselves.
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.
The Van Reed Inn re-opened a little more than a year ago with new owners and a fresh look. A year later, it has proven to be a successful revival.