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Franchise Has Nothin' Here!!

badams | Nov 23, 2005 12:13 PM

If you are ever traveling along I-78 through Eastern PA (that's the main road between Allentown and Harrisburg) make sure you schedule a trip to the major city of Hamburg, PA - not for the overwhelming cultural or historical sites .... but for a Hecky's Sub Shop Hoagie. Don't is one of those "local" places that if you don't ask where it is you'll miss it. When you walk in the place, it is refreshing - when you order, it is filling ... get ready to get full!!! The owner's "story" - started 20 some years ago by a Father, Mom, Son and Daughter-in-law, now owned buy the 3rd generation and the little lessons of providing a belly full has been passed down. When you get your hoagie (or other food item - there is a bunch to pick from - it takes 5 minutes just to go over the menu) you should probably ask for a "to go" box right away. However, you probably will want to eat it all right there - they said that everything comes from local companies in Berks County (most of the soups are home-made by Nanna Hecky)... those PA Dutch know good eats!

Check it out - if nothing else the scenery on the drive is worth it.

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