Sunday, June 29, 2014

The Smorgasbord: A Lancaster County Tradition

When visiting Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, one of the things on your must-experience list should be a good old fashioned Pennsylvania Dutch smorgasbord! There are several places to visit in the county, which are within an easy drive of inns of the Lancaster County Bed and Breakfast Inns Association, where you and your whole family will get a hearty meal that tastes just like traditional home-cooked local food. From dishes like scrapple to Swedish meatballs, there are dishes at these local favorites to suit the pickiest eaters
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Shady Maple Smorgasbord

Known all over the country for their long buffet line, delicious home-made donuts, and over-all excellent food, Shady Maple is the premier smorgasbord in the region. They serve breakfast starting at five every morning and guests come from all over to experience a meal there, as well as to shop in their huge gift shop and visit the Shady Maple Farm Market next door.
They do not offer a la carte ordering, but they do cater to large groups and events. A typical breakfast at Shady Maple offers made to order egg and pancake bars, all kinds of breakfast meats, potatoes in any fashion you can imagine, desserts from donuts to croissants, plus fresh fruits and breads. Breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day at Shady Maple.  
Whether you a looking for a venue to hold a catered event or just want to experience real Pennsylvania Dutch cooking, a visit to Shady Maple is a great start.

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The restaurant of choice for many returning guests to central Lancaster County, Millers offers an a la carte menu along with an extensive home-style buffet!  After a visit to the outlets or a day in Strasburg, Paradise, or Intercourse, Millers is the perfect place to take your family to dinner.
The service is fast and friendly, while the rustic d├ęcor and focus on family and tradition make guests feel right at home. From the first bite of salad to the last bite of shoofly pie with ice cream, Millers is a place that should stay at the top of your list of places to visit in Lancaster County.

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