Best Places for Pizza


The default food of birthday parties and Saturday nights, pizza holds a hallowed place in the American diet. Lancaster has plenty of top-notch pizza shops, and here are of some of the best. Read more

10 Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants

VL-Vegetarian (Upohar)

Lancaster County is well-known for its Pennsylvania Dutch cooking, but if meat and dairy aren’t for you, there still are plenty of great dining options. Here are some great places for vegetarians and vegans to find a meal. Read more

Best Places to Get Pretzels

Just out of the oven! Photo Jeff Ruppenthal.

Pretzels are a staple of Lancaster County life. America’s first commercial pretzel bakery was established in Lititz in 1861. That, combined with Lancaster County’s Pennsylvania Dutch roots, have made it a hub for pretzel bakeries—both local and national—many of which still produce traditional, hand-rolled soft and hard pretzels. Read more

9 Chocolate and Candy Factories


Before Hershey’s was in Hershey, it was just Milton Hershey, creating caramels in his Lancaster County candy shop. So it’s fitting that there are still plenty of candy makers in the area, south of that famous chocolate-making town. Read more