Restaurant Reviews


5 Stars: Revere Tavern (Paradise, PA)

4.5 Stars: Himalayan Curry and Grill (Lancaster, PA)

4.5 Stars: Thai Thai (Bethlehem, PA)

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

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

4 Stars: John and Peter’s Place (New Hope, PA)

4 Stars: Ripper’s Pub (Bethlehem, PA)

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

4 Stars: Sofrito Gastropub (Reading, PA)

4 Stars: Logan Inn (New Hope, PA)

4 Stars: General Sutter Inn (Lititz, PA)

4 Stars: Cafe Chocolate (Lititz, PA) 

4 Stars: Saigon Cafe (Lancaster, PA)

4 Stars: C’Est La Vie (New Hope, PA)

4 Stars: La Verona (Kennett Square, PA)

4 Stars: Half Moon Restaurant (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: Windmill Family Restaurant (Morgantown, PA)

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

4 StarsBongo Road House (Lake Ariel, PA)

3.5 Stars: Hanover Eatery (Bethlehem, PA)

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 (New Hope, PA)

3.5 Stars: Tokyo Diner (Lancaster, PA)

3.5 Stars: California Pizza (Plymouth Meeting, PA)

3.5 Stars: Plaza Azteca (Kennett Square, 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: Rumspringa Brewing Co. (Bird-in-Hand, PA)

3.5 Stars: Huck’s Tavern (Lancaster, PA)

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

3.5 Stars: Fireside Tavern (Strasburg, PA)

3.5 Stars: Cracker Barrel (Lancaster, PA)

3.5 Stars: Pizza City (Strasburg, PA)

3 Stars: State Street Pizza and Grill (Kennett Square, PA)

3 Stars: Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen (Kennett Square, PA)

3 Stars: The Huddle (Sleepy Hollow, NY)

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)

2 Stars: Paradocx Winery (Kennett Square, PA)

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 Restaurant (Kennett Square, PA)


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

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

4.5 StarsMain Street Enchanted Tea (Berlin, MD)

4.5 Stars: The Globe (Berlin, MD)

4.5 Stars: Tequila Mockingbird (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)

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

3.5 Stars: 32 Palm (Ocean City, MD)

New York

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

4 Stars: Lefteris Gyro (Tarrytown, NY)

2.5 Stars: Eldorado Diner (Elmsford, NY)

2 Stars: Whistling Willie’s (Cold Spring, NY)

2 Stars: The Tapp (Tarrytown, NY)

1 Star: The Set Back Inn (Tarrytown, NY)


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

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

4.5 Stars: Sunberry Cafe (Hartford, CT)

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

4 Stars: City Steam Brewery (Hartford, CT)

4 Stars: Agave Grill (Hartford, CT)

3.5 StarsM & M Bistro (Hartford, CT)

3 Stars: Mystic Diner (Mystic, CT)


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

4 Stars: El Fenix (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: Campisi’s Restaurant (Dallas, TX)

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

3 Stars: Hoffbrau Steaks (Dallas, TX)


2.5 Stars: Smyrna Diner (Smyrna, DE)

Restaurants We Miss

Zinn’s Diner (Denver, PA)

Cafe Pasta (Staten Island, NY)

Food Odds and Ends

New Hope Needs Ferry Market (PA)

Kennett Square’s Half Moon Closes After (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

Finally Exploring Lancaster City (PA)

A Seastreak Voyage to Cold Spring (NY)

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

Light Out at Crystal Cave (PA)

The Double Tree at Reading (PA)

Reading’s Pagoda (PA)

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)

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)