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Archive of: Taste

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Eat, Drink and Be Merry

Eat, Drink and Be Merry

Of all the tastes, of all the flavors, of all the breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks and desserts savored throughout a lifetime – what is the hands-down, all-time, without-question, undeniable, No. 1, top-of-the-list, most favorite foodie delight in the whole world that, if given the chance, you'd choose as the last thing you'd ever eat? Harrisburg Magazine set out to discover what a handful of the midstate's cuisine experts would choose as the one grand-finale dish.

November 2013
The Hershey Pantry

The Hershey Pantry

Well, it’s official. Cindy Hess is taking over East Chocolate Avenue. Hess has owned the renowned Hershey Pantry since 1990. She describes her flagship business, The Hershey Pantry, as serving “upscale family-style fare."

November 2013
Gilligan’s Bar & Grill

Gilligan’s Bar & Grill

Gilligan’s Bar & Grill often gets recognized – and lauded – as a sports bar. You know, pool tables, a large selection of beer, some televisions. And yes, you can find those things at both the Eisenhower Boulevard location as well as the Colonial Park location. But that’s certainly not where Gilligan’s ends. And after the renovations and redecorations that both locations have undergone, you’re going to want to give them a second look.

September 2013
Authentically Delicious

Authentically Delicious

You can trust that you’ll get a genuinely Mexican meal when you visit Herby’s El Mexicano, Maria Marroquin’s establishment tucked on the top of a hill in Bressler, Pa., just past Steelton.

August 2013
Pad Thai

Pad Thai

Saksit Siraphan, the 31-year-old owner of Pad Thai in Mechanicsburg, sits at a table in his almost 10-month-old restaurant with his hands folded in his lap and a smile spread from ear to ear. His love for the Thai cuisine – as well as Thai culture – is obvious as he talks about his dedication to serving the most authentic Thai food this 
area has to offer.

July 2013
Smoke BBQ

Smoke BBQ

Josh and Jenna White have a true love for the art of smoking and curing meats, the right way. This couple own's Smoke BBQ, a southern-style barbecue restaurant in Harrisburg. Read a little bit more about them and their restaurant in this month's Bon Appetit.

June 2013
Let Them Eat Crabs: One Man’s Mission to Bring Seafood to the Midstate (and Beyond)

Let Them Eat Crabs: One Man’s Mission to Bring Seafood to the Midstate (and Beyond)

Harbor House Crabs is a locally owned business that distributes crabs and seafood nationally. This gives them something to boast about, yet they want to have some aspects of the company remain the same - keeping the freshness of their product.

May 2013
Sophia’s at  Walden

Sophia’s at Walden

It all started at the market. The Broad Street Market, that is. Sophia Nelms, 55, opened a humble stand in the famous Midtown Harrisburg marketplace almost a decade ago. Now she has two restaurants under her name: Sophia’s on Market in Camp Hill and Sophia’s at Walden, her new venture in Mechanicsburg.

March 2013
Yesteryear Ambiance, Today’s Taste Temptations

Yesteryear Ambiance, Today’s Taste Temptations

The outside of Hershey Road Family Restaurant, Harrisburg, is somewhat deceiving in its everydayness. Step inside, and that first impression changes.

February 2013
Fusion Fire Offers a Traditional  Asian Meal for a Steal

Fusion Fire Offers a Traditional Asian Meal for a Steal

There are approximately a million and five Asian restaurants in central Pennsylvania, so what makes Fusion Fire in Camp Hill stand out from the crowd? Jen clues us in...

January 2013
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