Category Archives: Things we eat

What does it mean to be a York Countian? A look at why I’m still here

What does it mean to be a York Countian? Or, to put it another way, what is it that keeps you here? Joan Concilio’s Only in York County project seeks to answer that question.

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Ask Joan: Lots of follow-ups edition

The June 26, 2014, edition of Ask Joan follows up on questions about Boeckel’s Landing along the Susquehanna River and recipes for hot bacon dressing and Jay’s lemon sponge pie.

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Ask Joan: Bevy of lemon sponge pies edition

The May 1, 2014, edition of Ask Joan shares multiple recipes for lemon sponge pie (possibly the one formerly served at the Jay’s restaurants in York County) and updates readers on a Pennsylvania Dutch church service coming May 4, 2014.

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Ask Joan: All about alpacas edition

The June 4, 2013, edition of Ask Joan follows up on a bendy toy from the 1950s and 1960s called Snuggles, and seeks information on a Texas Hot Weiner recipe and powwowing.

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Ask Joan: Helping friends edition

The April 24, 2013, edition of Ask Joan seeks information on a type of schnitz and knepp made with raised dough, as well as the history of the Old Stone Mill Tack Shop in Weigelstown and the York Water Company.

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Ask Joan: Alpaca season edition

The April 17, 2013, edition of Ask Joan shares a photo of the former Dog House restaurant on York’s Memory Lane, as well as the recipe for Avalong’s ham barbecue, and seeks memories of Moser’s Restaurant.

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Many, many York County restaurant memories in honor of Pi Day

Joan Concilio shares readers’ memories of several former York County restaurants, including Avalong’s, Bud’s Drive-In and Hickey’s Drive-In.

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Ask Joan: Dental work edition

The March 5, 2013, edition of Ask Joan follows up on Springwood Pool and Hollander’s and seeks info on where to get a good pizza in York County.

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Ask Joan: March begins edition

The March 1, 2013, edition of Ask Joan follows up on a burned-down restaurant in the Red Lion area, possibly Luddy’s Seafood, as well as some city neighborhoods like The Gap and Bullfrog Alley. In it, we also seek a recipe for a sloppy Joe-like sandwich served at the former Peoples Drug.

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Cleaning out the inbox: Random York County food thoughts and memories

Joan Concilio needs to clean out her inbox, and all the various tidbits (pun slightly intended) about York County food and food memories are getting shared in today’s post!

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