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Susquehanna Life's Spring 2019 Dining Guide

Restaurants Off the Beaten Path, 
as Chosen by Our Readers

Guante Family Restaurant (111 Bridge Street, Mifflintown) Take a side trip to Mifflintown for the honor of dining at this unique Spanish restaurant. Everything on the menu is homemade, and speaks of quality and tastes amazing.  Huevos Rancheros shines with homemade tomato sauce, refried beans, plantains and the best corn tortilla (puffy and chewy and tasting of fresh maize). Top off any brunch item with the Café Con Leche and you’re good to go. Don’t forget to try the Tres Leche cake!

No visit to T.J. Rockwell's (896 Grantham Rd., Mechanicsburg) is complete without tasting the Rhino Fries (a giant platter of home-style fries covered in a blend of melted cheese and bacon and served with Ranch dressing). An assortment of sandwiches and salads rounds out the menu. Grandma Zeuben’s Reuben is a standout. Sunday Brunch is served 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and features an all-you-can-eat buffet of made-to-order omelets and waffles, prime rib and an assortment of side dishes.  

Union Canal House (107 S. Hanover Street, Hershey) is housed in an historic building and features such classics as Crab Cakes, Chicken Marsala, Blackened Delmonico and Roast Duck A L’Orange and Vegetarian Pasta. The Onion Soup, flavored with rich veal stock and gruyere cheese is a house favorite!

Au Bon Lieu, an authentic French creperie (110 Rear W. Chocolate Ave., Hershey – there’s also a location in Harrisburg) is housed in an unassuming brick building that’s easy to miss. Diners can watch their creations being made, and swoon over savory and sweet crepes featuring everything from brie, tomato and egg and roasted eggplant, zucchini, garlic, squash and feta cheese to Belgian dark chocolate and blueberry or caramel and banana crepes.

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