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Pennsylvania Dutch Country in 7 Bites

Foodies who disdain smorgasbords and sprawling restaurants that feed hundreds of bused-in tourists, feel free to stop reading right now.

If you’re still with me, let’s talk about chicken pot pie. And shoo-fly pie. And whoopie pies, for that matter.

Amish Country, Here We Come!

It’s strange to me that many New Yorkers have not been to the top of the Empire State Building or taken a ferry to the Statue of Liberty. But, then again, during the time I spent outside of Philadelphia attending college, I never bothered to visit Pennsylvania Dutch Country — a mere 30 minutes away…

The Radar: Off the Grid in Amish Country, Travel Apps for Kids, Dublin’s Best Modern Irish Fare

Put aside your smart phone and spend your vacation off the grid at an Amish Bed & Breakfast. B&Bs in Pennsylvania Dutch country offer a glimpse into the Amish way of life, bringing visitors farm-fresh foods, trips to auction-style “mud sale” fundraisers, and the chance to learn about and connect with the “Plain People” and…

Kutztown Folk Festival

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Amy McKeever offers a taste of Pennsylvania’s Kutztown Folk Festival, which runs this Saturday, July 3, through Sunday, July 11, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. I stood mesmerized by the beast hanging upside down on a spit. It roasted slowly over a white brick oven. To my left a food stand advertised ox meat sandwiches,…