Amy Strauss,
Editor in Chief

Bred a full-blown PA Dutch gal, Amy Strauss is a Philly suburb-based food fiend who lives to chomp up-and-down the East Coast. Weaving through the latest brewpubs and craft breweries, up-and-coming bakeries and eclectic eateries, this twenty-something aims to live her food life as seen on an edible Travel Channel episode and always dashes to eat dessert first.

Posts by Amy Strauss

Yellow Bird Cafe, Harrisburg

We have big news for you! We at The Town Dish are thrilled to announce that we are expanding our food and drink coverage to now include the latest news in more regional communities. The Town Dish, as based within the great Keystone State, expands its coverage to now encompass the following communities: Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, the Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia and York. Dish LLC […]

KIND Hickory Smoked Package

Long gone are the days when snack bars provided solely sweet satisfaction. There’s still a time and place for dried fruits and cinnamon spice, but now there’s also a healthy option when you crave a savory snack with bolder flavors. That option is KIND’s Strong & Kind Bars. Lining shelves in five varieties—Hickory Smoked, Honey […]

Eggnog Cookies

(Makes 24 Cookies) David’s Insider Tip: “Step away from the eggnog punch bowl! Get the same flavor in every bite of these holiday cookies. If you only have salted butter on hand, use half the amount of salt in the recipe to balance the sweetness of the other ingredients. You can achieve cookie perfection without […]

Victory Brewing Co. Bill & Ron Donating Thanksgiving Turkeys

On Monday, November 23, Victory Brewing Company introduced its newest, expansive brewpub to Parkesburg. But prior to the anticipated opening of the third brewpub in the Victory family, the Downingtown-founded brewery wanted to make an impact in a different light—by giving back to the immediate community. As part of its Community Fund initiative, Victory selected […]

Chaddsford Winery Halloween Glasses

Looking to pack your planners with the region’s best Halloween activities? Eager to try something new beyond the over-the-top haunted houses? Look no further than Chaddsford Winery, which will host its fun-filled Trick or Treat Tastings for the remaining weekends of October. Curious what makes this wine tasting so worthy of your attention? The Town Dish hit […]

Chaddsford Wine

Who said Halloween is only for the kids? Chaddsford Winery is hosting a slew of Adult Trick-or-Treat Weekends throughout October, and The Town Dish was lucky enough to swing by the festivities on a recent weekend. Even better, this past weekend featured a rare opportunity for guests to stomp Cabernet Sauvignon—and of course we couldn’t skip getting […]

Salted Caramel Skillet Cookie

Ever wonder what it takes for a dish to make it on the menu at a multi-location restaurant? Who designs the dish? Who taste-tests it? How does the recipe ultimately wind up on the roster, where you, the patron, can enjoy it? At the P.J.W. Restaurant Group, which encompasses the P.J. Whelihan’s, The Pour House, […]