Out-of-State

Restaurant Reviews

5 Stars: Black Eyed Sally’s (Hartford, CT)

5 Stars: Maggie McFly’s (Glastonbury, CT)

5 Stars: The Crab Bag (Ocean City, MD)

5 Stars: The Globe (Berlin, MD)

5 Stars: A Taste of Britain (Wayne, PA)

4.5 Stars: Thai Thai (Bethlehem, PA)

4.5 StarsBJ’s on the Water (Ocean City, MD)

4.5 StarsMain Street Enchanted Tea Room (Berlin, MD)

4.5 Stars: Tequila Mockingbird (Ocean City, MD)

4.5 Stars: Saigon Cafe (Lancaster, PA)

4.5 Stars: Cafe Chocolate (Lititz, PA) 

4.5 Stars: Logan Inn (New Hope, PA)

4.5 Stars: Dienner’s Country Restaurant (Ronks, PA)

4.5 Stars: General Sutter Inn (Lititz, PA)

4.5 StarsBongo Road House (Lake Ariel, PA)

4.5 Stars: Half Moon Restaurant (Kennett Square, PA)

4.5 Stars: Hank’s Place (Chadds Ford, PA)

4.5 Stars: Peach Lake Market & BBQ (North Salem, NY)

4.5 Stars: Sunberry Cafe (Hartford, CT)

4.5 Stars: El Fenix (Dallas, TX)

4 Stars: Ripper’s Pub (Bethlehem, PA)

4 Stars: Cheer’s American Bistro (Reading, PA)

4 Stars: Sofrito Gastropub (Reading, PA)

4 Stars: 32 Palm (Ocean City, MD)

4 StarsRayne’s Reef Luncheonette (Berlin, MD)

4 Stars: Thrasher’s French Fries (Ocean City, MD)

4 Stars: Decatur Diner (Ocean City, MD)

4 Stars: Dumser’s Drive-In (Ocean City, MD)

4 Stars: Rumspringa Brewing Company (Bird-in-Hand, PA)

4 Stars: Barbie’s Sandwich Shoppe (Bird-in-Hand, PA)

4 Stars: C’Est La Vie (New Hope, PA)

4 Stars: Revere Tavern (Paradise, PA)

4 Stars: Plaza Azteca (Kennett Square, PA)

4 Stars: La Verona (Kennett Square, PA)

4 Stars: Lily Asian Cuisine (Kennett Square, PA)

4 Stars: Kildare’s Public House (West Chester, PA)

4 Stars: Zoubi Restaurant and Bar (New Hope, PA)

4 Stars: Nancy’s Village Cafe (Lahaska, PA)

4 Stars: Manor Buffet (Lancaster, PA)

4 Stars: Cracker Barrel (Lancaster, PA)

4 Stars: Windmill Family Restaurant (Morgantown, PA)

4 Stars: Huckleberry’s Tavern (Lancaster, PA)

4 Stars: Sea View Snack Bar (Mystic, CT)

4 Stars: City Steam Brewery (Hartford, CT)

4 Stars: Agave Grill (Hartford, CT)

4 Stars: Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse BBQ (Dallas, TX)

4 Stars: Taqueria La Ventana (Dallas, TX)

4 Stars: RJ’s Mexican Cuisine (Dallas, TX)

4 Stars: Record Grill (Dallas, TX)

3.5 Stars: River Cat Cafe (New Hope, PA)

3.5 Stars: Tavern at the Sun Inn (Bethlehem, PA)

3.5 Stars: Procopio’s Pizza (Denver, PA)

3.5 Stars: Cross Culture Fine Indian Cuisine (New Hope, PA)

3.5 Stars: Tokyo Diner (Lancaster, PA)

3.5 Stars: California Pizza Kitchen (Plymouth Meeting, PA)

3.5 Stars: Palm-a-Bagel (Kennett Square, PA)

3.5 Stars: Havana (New Hope, PA)

3.5 Stars: Conestoga Restaurant (Lancaster, PA)

3.5 Stars: Fireside Tavern (Strasburg, PA)

3.5 Stars: Pizza City (Strasburg, PA)

3.5 StarsM & M Bistro (Hartford, CT)

3.5 Stars: Campisi’s Restaurant (Dallas, TX)

3.5 Stars: Gator’s Downtown (Dallas, TX)

3 Stars: China Star (Bethlehem, PA)

3 Stars: Dave and Buster’s (Plymouth Meeting, PA)

3 Stars: Isaac’s Restaurant and Deli (Strasburg, PA)

3 Stars: Buttonwood Grill (Lahaska, PA)

3 Stars: Mystic Diner (Mystic, CT)

3 Stars: Hoffbrau Steaks (Dallas, TX)

2.5 Stars: Smyrna Diner (Smyrna, DE)

2 Stars: The Joint (Bethlehem, PA)

2 Stars: Menno Tea Cafe (Bird-in-Hand, PA)

2 Stars: Plaza Azteca (Plymouth Meeting, PA)

2 Stars: Joni’s 340 Diner (Smoketown, PA)

1.5 Stars: Nawab Indian Restaurant (Bethlehem, PA)

1.5 Stars: Fran’s Pub (New Hope, PA)

1 Star: Starburst Cafe (King of Prussia, PA)

1 Star: Longwood Family Restaurant (Kennett Square, PA)

Restaurants We Miss

Cafe Pasta (Staten Island, NY)

Food Odds and Ends

New Hope Needs Ferry Market (PA)

Kennett Square’s Half Moon Closes After 20 Years (PA)

Bizarre Experience at the Conestoga Restaurant (PA)

Hats Off to Lancaster’s Chili’s (PA)

Booze Notes on this Current Trip (PA)

Kennett Square Odds and Ends (PA)

Customize Your “Flight” at Huckleberry’s (PA)

An Ode to Scrapple (PA)

Restaurant Memories from My 2011 Trip to Manassas (VA)

Upgrading The Crab Bag to Five Stars (MD)

Hartford was a Shockingly Good Food City (CT)

Attractions and Tourism

Bethlehem Steel, Chocolate, and Thousands of Trout (PA)

Light Out at Crystal Cave (PA)

The Double Tree at Reading (PA)

Reading’s Pagoda (PA)

Exploring Adamstown, Reading, Kutztown, and Bethlehem (PA)

Flashback to Hartford’s 2016 St. Patrick Day Parade (CT)

Is Winterthur Worth it? (DE)

Ocean City’s Vintage Signage (MD)

Another Fun Off-Season Getaway to Ocean City (MD)

Berlin, the “Pipeline”, Mini Golf Madness, & More (MD)

Ocean City in December (MD)

Review of Tru by Hilton Lancaster East (PA)

A Whirlwind Two Days (PA)

Staying at the New Tru by Hilton Lancaster Location (PA)

National Christmas Center to Close in 2018 (PA)

Spend Your Tuesday at Root’s Country Market (PA)

Antiques and Ice Cream in Columbia (PA)

King of Prussia and the Surrounding Area (PA)

An Unexpected Find at the Brandywine River Museum (PA)

In Kennett Square for a Week After Christmas (PA)

Suggested Kennett Square Itinerary (PA)

Doylestown’s Fonthill Castle is Worth Checking Out (PA)

Visiting Downtown Lititz (PA)

Strasburg is a Train Lover’s Paradise (PA)

Reflecting on Dealey Plaza (TX)