Marinate Magic
May04

Marinate Magic

by Michael Vyskocil, photography by Tara Hope Cofiell To marinate or not to marinate … that may be the question facing home cooks. Marinating helps bring flavor and aids in tenderizing meat, fish or poultry, or enhancing the flavors of vegetables and cheeses. Marinades can also borrow flavors from traditional cuisines — such as chiles and spices for Indian fare. Marinades can lead to creative cooking in the kitchen, but you should be...

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The Altland House: In the Company of Casual Cuisine
Feb22

The Altland House: In the Company of Casual Cuisine

by Michael Vyskocil, photography by Gregory Blank It’s served a president; it’s nurtured a rich tradition of brewing. Here, comfort food chicken and waffles share company with on-site brewed craft beers. This is the Altland House in Abbottstown. Located on the town’s Center Square, this Adams County dining and inn landmark continues to serve a new generation of guests while acknowledging a history that stretches back more than 100...

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The Art of Cuisine
Jan17

The Art of Cuisine

by Michael Vyskocil, photography by Gregory Blank Combine an inviting ambiance with an innovative repertoire, and you have the ethos behind C&D Bar & Grill. Located just north of Hanover, along Route 30 between New Oxford and Abbottstown, C&D Bar & Grill takes its namesake initials from co-owners Chef Charle and Denise Kalathas. As any restaurateur in the business can tell you, owning your own restaurant can feel like...

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Landing Place for Community Tastes
Nov07

Landing Place for Community Tastes

Ocean City, Maryland, and Hanover, Pennsylvania, have close to 200 miles of territory separating the two cities. But for Chris Staub, these two locales represent junctures of hospitality for him and The Staub’s Landing. Growing up in Ocean City, Chris witnessed the love both his parents infused into their work in the restaurant industry. His father John, a Hanover native, worked as a chef at and later managed an Ocean City restaurant...

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Warehouse Dishes Up Technicolor Cuisine
Sep01

Warehouse Dishes Up Technicolor Cuisine

by Nancy Duffy, photography by Kelly Heck Leave the streets of Hanover; walk up the steps under a canopy of hops and into Warehouse Gourmet Bistro & Brewpub. Like Dorothy opening the door to Oz, you have journeyed from a black and white culinary existence into a world of Technicolor cuisine. On the other side of the avocado-colored wooden door, there are soothing colors, gently- worn floorboards, natural light, intimate seating,...

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Unique Grills
Jul01

Unique Grills

by Michael Vyskocil, photography by Tara Hope Cofiell Come on over! It’s grilling time! Roll up your sleeves and grab some finger foods from the grill. Backyard entertaining is casual by nature, and grilled foods like kabobs and skewers are hot items – literally – for informal summer parties. But don’t limit yourself to kabobs and skewered savories. There are other fun finger foods that lend themselves naturally to grilling. When we...

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