Four Twelve is known for coffee and waffles. We don’t drink coffee, but we love waffles, so we made the trip to Hamburg for Belgian waffles, waffle sandwiches and waffle dippers.
On a rainy Labor Day weekend, the 14th Annual Taste of Hamburg-er Festival took over the streets of Hamburg, Pennsylvania. Berks County Eats braved the weather and enjoyed some of the unique burger creations that you will only find at the festival. Here’s a look back at our afternoon in Hamburg.
Friends gather around the table at the Indian Fort Inn, Hamburg, a historic country inn along Old Route 22 where they are serving a mix of American and German classics.
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.
Patty’s Soups, Salads and Such closes; El Morro to open in mid-May; Rutter’s coming to Hamburg; and Chef Tim wins Taste of Wyomissing
Ray’s Original O’Grady’s closes; Slim Pickens and Bloomin’ Lotus close in West Reading; Backwoods Brothers brings BBQ to Hamburg
Pourhouse American Grill reopens under new management; Niko’s at Night set to debut this Friday; The Westy closing for renovations; and Iron Chef Hamburg is this Sunday.
On my first visit to the Taste of Hamburg-er Festival, I find a third-pound burger topped with beef brisket. A blue cheese bacon cheeseburger, truffle fries and fresh fruit smoothies were also on the menu.
The fourth annual Iron Chef Hamburg took place on November 2, offering visitors a chance to watch a top-notch culinary competition, as well as a chance to sample food from a variety of area restaurants and vendors.