Lenora Dannelke, Author at Lehigh Valley Marketplace's Posts

Day Trips: Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

Day Trips: Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

In a state teeming with oceanfront diversions, the modest little borough of Point Pleasant Beach—not to be confused with the neighboring town of Point Pleasant—might be one of the best-kept secrets along the Jersey shore. With a mile-long boardwalk stretching next to the sand, this aptly named community is an ideal destination for families. Jenkinson’s Boardwalk supplies a... »

The Beam Yard at the Steel Club

The Beam Yard at the Steel Club

Fee-free Dining Membership puts an egalitarian spin on eating, drinking—and having fun—at the graciously gregarious Steel Club. WE LOVE An ample list of cross-cultural starters sends a brain-to-stomach message akin to “Gentlemen, start your engines.” Asian, Italian, Latin, and classic American flavors all promise gustatory gratification, and seasonal updates keep options f... »

The Flying Egg

The Flying Egg

Bountiful bennies, trendy toasts, and egg-centric specialties segue seamlessly into lunch and dinner dishes at this cozy Bethlehem destination with an upscale diner flair. WE LOVE On a well-appointed all-day-breakfast menu of savory and sweet delights, a dish named “Worth the Wait!” is bound to catch your eye. One bite of this addictively delicious Dutch Baby—a German-styl... »

Coal Lounge & Grill

Coal Lounge & Grill

Eat to a Ghanaian beat in Bethlehem’s newest downtown dining destination The grill is fired up and ready to deliver a culinary adventure. Traditional Beef Khebabs threaded with chunks of Delmonico steak, onions, and peppers, and rubbed with a traditional suya spice blend, arrive accompanied by yam fries and a piquant juko house sauce. Chef/owner Kofi Armah, who was born in... »

Feed Your Love

Feed Your Love

SENSUAL FOODS KEEP THE VALENTINE’S DAY MOOD GOING ALL YEAR LONG Love is at your fingertips. At least it could be, if the object of your affection opens wide to accept a luscious nibble directed toward his or her awaiting mouth—a bite of creamy French cheese, for instance, or even a ripe wild strawberry. While the list of victuals considered aphrodisiacs throughout history ... »

Raise a Glass to Lehigh Valley Beer Week

Raise a Glass to Lehigh Valley Beer Week

Visit LEHIGHVALLEYBEERWEEK.COM for a full list of events; a mobile-friendly website calendar makes it easy to search by type of event or geographic region. Also check Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The approach of Lehigh Valley Beer Week (LVBW) has more than four dozen bars, breweries, distributors, and restaurants throughout the area brewing with excitement. The reboot... »

Healthy Solutions For Your New Year’s Resolution

Healthy Solutions For Your New Year’s Resolution

The new year inspires many an ambitious promise of self-betterment. Unfortunately, such laudable (and common) objectives as “eating healthy” and “losing weight” may be doomed by a lack of planned, actionable steps. “When people make big, global resolutions they tend to fall apart because the goals are too vague,” says Debbie Cooper, RD, LDN, Network Clinical Nutrition Mana... »

Route 611 River Towns

Route 611 River Towns

Riegelsville 40°35’44’N  75°11’44”W COUNTY: BUCKS  |  ZIP CODE: 18077  |  POPULATION: ~868 Kintnersville 40°33’25’N  75°10’47”W COUNTY: BUCKS  |  ZIP CODE: 18930  |  POPULATION: ~2,354 In a county famed for rural charm, the tiny communities of Riegelsville and Kintnersville make up for size with an authentic historic character distilled over centuries. Before the arrival o... »

Day in the Life of Coffee Roaster Matt Adams of Backyard Beans Coffee Company

Day in the Life of Coffee Roaster Matt Adams of Backyard Beans Coffee Company

Some businesses start in basements, others in garages. In the case of Matt Adams, the inception for Backyard Beans took place in his—you guessed it!—backyard, specifically with a drum roller over a propane grill. When this longtime coffee-roasting enthusiast and his wife, Laura, noticed a lack of coffee vendors at local farmers’ markets, they decided to fill the void by se... »

Glasbern Inn

Glasbern Inn

Welcome to the Lehigh Valley’s version of “almost heaven.” Country roads that wind through pastoral scenery lead to some of greenest grazing—and most distinctive and serene accommodations—anywhere. WE LOVE On the recently revamped menu, one new entrée is essentially a love letter to beef aficionados. The 14-ounce cut of prime rib from Hershey Family Farm in Lancaster Count... »

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