Category Archives: Food

Wolfgang Candy bringing back Skipjacks for a limited time

Wolfgang Candy Co. stopped making Skipjacks two years ago. But fans of the milk chocolate-covered oyster crackers, which went by the name of Cracker Crowns back in the day, haven’t forgotten them. They’ve been asking Wolfgang to bring them back. … Continue reading

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Promotion boosts sales of Pa. wines

October’s month-long promotion of Pennsylvania wines drove sales of wines from Commonwealth wineries up 31 percent at Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board said. More than 41,600 bottles of wine from Pennsylvania was sold at … Continue reading

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Leg Up Farm to include farmers market as part of Manchester Township project

  Leg Up Farm plans to build a market to sell locally grown fruits and vegetables and other items as part of its plans for a 23-acre site it owns in Manchester Township. The Mount Wolf-based nonprofit is turning the … Continue reading

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Speaking of free food…

Chick-fil-A isn’t the only restaurant giving away free food. Baron Von Schwein will be giving out a coupon for a free pork bun to the first 300 customers who show up at 11 a.m. Monday (July 14) for the grand … Continue reading

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Healthy World Cafe targeting early November opening

Healthy World Cafe, a nonprofit restaurant where patrons pay what they can afford, is targeting early November for the opening for its new location in downtown York. The restaurant, which sources its products from local farms, will open for lunch … Continue reading

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Tutoni’s to open for lunch starting July 7

I had a chance to catch up by phone the other day with Toni Calderone, half of the husband-and-wife duo that runs Tutoni’s, the new farm-to-table Italian restaurant on North George Street in downtown York. Tutoni’s, which opened May 21, … Continue reading

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Foodstruck brings foot traffic to York businesses

More than 8,500 people filled downtown York Friday night for the second Foodstruck event. When I read Christina Clarke’s (You probably know her as the owner of Sunrise Soap) comments on the YDR Facebook post below, I had to share it … Continue reading

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Frozen Giant turkey finally cooked one year later

Last year, I got a free 20-pound turkey from Giant. I just like free things. But, to be honest, I didn’t know what to do with it. (Aside from posing it in weird positions.) I’m usually a pretty good cook, … Continue reading

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My rules for impulse purchases at the grocery store

I tend to grocery shop hungry, so I developed rules to keep myself from impulse shopping.

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Reporters never unplug, especially with a longhorn on the loose in West York

Before last month, I had never chased down a long-horned steer. And, when I finally had the chance, I didn’t do so in an attempt to check something off my bucket list. But, if anyone asks if I ever tracked … Continue reading

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