Monthly Archives: February 2009


It’s been a while since I shared one of my Page-A-Day Web sites with you, but today’s got me thinking in a local way. It’s a page of McDonald’s “local adaptations” in its foreign locations. You know, the Greek Mac … Continue reading

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Pattie memories in York

The Peppermint Pattie story I mentioned yesterday was one of our most-viewed stories online all day Saturday, and I’m not surprised. We also got a lot of comments, many unhappy with outsourcing, but others reminiscing about the Pattie being made … Continue reading

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Sad breaking news

Sad news today, folks, in the world of local and food-related items. (Mark, I know you’ll especially not like this one.) The York Peppermint Pattie, which used to be made in York but was most recently made in Reading at … Continue reading

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Food fun, or, why you shouldn’t be too literal

From a funny e-mail making the rounds: Think about it. “I want a cake decorated. Yes, I’d like it to say ‘Best wishes Suzanne.’ Underneath that, ‘We will miss you.’” Oops. 🙂

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Cheeseburger paradise

One of my favorite locally owned places to eat is Alexander’s Restaurant on Route 74 in West Manchester Township. I took Hubby there for lunch last Friday, and for less than the cost of a couple of value meals, he … Continue reading

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