"A restaurant is a story," says Christian DeLutis the thirty-something Executive Chef of Tröegs Brewing Company's Snack Bar. Once you enter the sleek modern brewery, located next to Pennsylvania 's famed Hersheypark, you may well wonder what is the story? Sharing the same space as the brewery's expansive beer tasting room, a customer can certainly order fries, popcorn or a grilled cheese sandwich. Yet that's where any similarity to average pub food ends.
Best dining & ice cream spots reveal a culinary culture and playful panache of the Hershey & Harrisburg Region. From ethnic cuisine and locally sourced menus, to reinvented American dishes, the region continues to grow as a foodie destination. Then take on dessert at one of the top spots for organic & all-natural ice cream and signature sundaes.
Hershey and Harrisburg have so much to offer residents and visitors in the way of food, drinks, entertainment and more. In order to get the inside scoop on where the best places to visit in Harrisburg and Hershey might be, The Town Dish went to an extremely reputable source, Rick Dunlap, Director of Public Relations for Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau.
Weekends are meant for brunch in Harrisburg. In the past couple of years the Sunday brunch scene in the city has grown. It's a great way to cure a hangover and meet with friends over bloody marys and eggs Benedict. Here's a list of some hot brunch spots around town from local columnist Sue Gleiter.