It looks like a soggy week for Bucks County residents, with thunderstorms and showers popping up almost every day. Good for the herbs I just planted!
Hopefully this week’s foodie happenings will stay safe from the rain. If not, you can check out our locals night guide, where you’ll find tons of options for prix fixe menus and locals night specials.
And don’t forget to review our food calendar to see what’s going on for Memorial Day — which is this weekend!
New menu specials. Spring is in full bloom, and what better way to enjoy it then with some tasty new specials from Karlton Cafe. From 8 – 11 am you can enjoy breakfast specials like fresh peaches and cottage cheese with a grilled cinnamon bun, or asparagus Benedict with sun-dried tomatoes. Lunch is just as delicious and seasonal — so try out items like the bacon and peach panini, or the BBQ chicken tacos.
Mondays at the Bistro. Looking for a great dinner on a Monday night? Try Bistro Rouget in Stockton, NJ for a seasonal prix fixe dinner. It’s $35 on Monday nights only, and you need to call for a reservation at 609.460.4863.
Cinnamon Bun Sale. It’s that time of the month again! We know you can’t resist these ooey gooey cinnamon buns. Stop by the Central Bucks Senior Center (700 N Shady Retreat Rd) in Doylestown for freshly baked cinnamon buns this Tuesday through Friday. The last week of each month, the members of the Senior Center all pitch in to create these mouth-watering sticky buns. Beginning at 9 am you can buy the buns by the dozen in four flavors: plain ($5), raisin ($5.50), nuts ($5.50), or raisin and nuts ($6.50).
Lower Makefield Farmers Market. This Thursday, May 25 is the opening day of the Lower Makefield Farmers Market. This year, the market is adding some new vendors selling cheese, meat, eggs, gluten-free baking, fruits, and cut flowers The market will also have live music and more great family friendly activities.
Wine tasting dinner. If you want to treat yourself to a lovely mid-week wine dinner, go to King George II Inn in Bristol this Thursday, May 25 at 6:30 pm. Thhe inn will host a four-course meal prepared by Chef Fabian Quiros. The wines will be presented by Robert Strasser. You’ll get to feast on dishes like scallops with honey grits, butter roasted Chilean sea bass, and sweet potato beignets. Seating is limited, so call to reserve at 215.788.5536. The meal is $60 per person.
Beer or wine fan? Review our recent Bucks County beer and tidbits post. We’ve found some fun beer and wine events coming up that you’ll want to check out.
Beer dinner at the Yardley Inn. The Weyerbacher Beer Dinner at the Yardley Inn is this Thursday, May 25, starting at 7 pm. Weyerbacher Brewing was founded in 1995 in a livery stable in downtown Easton, Pennsylvania. The brewery’s full-flavored brews will be paired with dishes like white asparagus and passionfruit. Also on the menu is mussels with chicory and cream, and roasted suckling pork with fava beans, to name a few. The dinner is $65 per person plus tax and gratuity.
On the radar…
- The 22nd Annual Lobsterfest at Trinity Solebury Church is coming up on June 3. This annual festival features lobster from Heller’s Seafood, and a rib dinner from More Than Q. There will be live music, games, raffles, and treats by Nina’s Waffles and Ice Cream. You must order by May 26, which is this week, so call 215.297.5153 so you can enjoy this feast for a good cause.
Want to know when your local farmers market will open? Check out our 2017 Guide to Farmers Markets in Bucks and nearby.
And, for more details on any of our food calendar events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County, or click the “continue reading” link below.
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SAVE THE DATES!
Friday, June 2: Cheese and Wine Tasting with local cheeses from Bucks County and nearby. Members only event. SOLD OUT!
Sunday, June 25: Brunch at Genevieve’s Kitchen in Doylestown. Details coming this week.
Monday, July 3: Bowman’s to Bowman’s…Again! Come celebrate the holiday weekend with barbecue and good friends. Details coming soon.
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Cheers to the weekend! We’ve gathered some upcoming events on the adult drinking scene, covering everything from wine events to beers on tap. If you are looking for a new bar or a place that is BYOB-friendly, be sure to peruse our beer guide and BYOB map. And tell them Bucks County Taste sent ya!
Tonight (Friday Night)…
This week is American Craft Beer Week, and this is the perfect weekend to celebrate it. Check out the Bucks County Brewery’s Friday night fun tonight, May 19. They’ve got tunes by singer Lauren Marsh, and some tasty treats from Empanada Mama and Aioli Food Truck. Then on Saturday, keep the party going with some Mango Men Duo songs. And, eat up some snacks from On a Roll Rolling Kitchen.
Don’t forget to wash all this food down with a nice beer! The Bucks County Brewery has several beers on tap in their tasting room.
For instance, try the Peach Saison (a farmhouse ale), the Mulleys Tavern Red (a red ale), or the Kestrel IPA (an American IPA with a lot of hop flavor). Check out all the beers on tap here.
You can also enjoy MGK’s Friday Night Flights – a craft beer sampling and live broadcast, at Doylestown Brewing Company’s Hops Bar and Grill on East State Street in Doylestown. MGK’s Ray Koob (of the radio station 102.9 MGK) loves his craft beer and his classic rock, so this Friday he will be rockin’ out and sipping half-priced flights from Doylestown Brewing Company. If you stop by, you can win MGK prizes and dance to classic rock jams. More information can be found here.
What’s cooking in Bucks County?
In addition to their tasty cocktails and beers on tap, Triumph Brewing Company in New Hope has added a ton of new menu items. Check out their chicken and waffles, agnolotti, steak and eggs, gnocchi, and jambalaya.
Pre-Memorial Day Fun
There will be a BBQ brunch on May 28 at the Neshaminy Creek Brewing Co. Feast on a barbecue buffet with food from Sweet Lucy’s Smokehouse. Tickets are $27 in advance including two drink tickets for any beer or speciality drink, and a wrist band for Sweet Lucy’s buffet. More will be announced, so check back here. The event runs from noon until 5 pm.
And, check out a sample of Sweet Lucy’s menu for the buffet: Home fries with house-made pepper crusted bacon and caramelized onions; cheddar baked egg casserole, only available from 12 – 2 pm, Cajun deviled eggs, and much more!
Also, coming soon is the Weyerbacher Beer Dinner at the Yardley Inn on May 25, starting at 7 pm.
Weyerbacher Brewing was founded in 1995 in a livery stable in downtown Easton, Pennsylvania. The brewery’s full-flavored brews will be paired with dishes like white asparagus and passionfruit, mussels with chicory and cream, and roasted suckling pork with fava beans, to name a few. The dinner is $65 per person plus tax and gratuity.
Wine on the waterfront
Tickets are now available for the first-ever Wine on the Waterfront tasting event, Saturday, July 29 from 1 to 5 pm in Washington Crossing Historic Park, near the Colonial Village and Visitor Center.
The event features wine tasting with seven local wineries, live jazz music, and food for purchase. Guests can enjoy one ounce tastes of over 40 varieties of wine, and purchase their favorites to enjoy along the riverbank. General admission tickets are available here for $25 per person.
And, if you love wine, you’ll love the month of June. Bucks County wineries along the Bucks County Winery Trail will be celebrating the month with specialty wines, tastings, and more.
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