Posts by: Lynne Goldman

It’s one of those places that everyone knows. It has been there forever, with many owners and incarnations over the years. So it’s sad when it lies neglected and empty.

Bill Haas couldn’t agree more. That’s why he jumped at the chance to renovate and restore the Water Wheel Tavern on Old Easton Road, just […]

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This post was updated 4/3/17

I am 49 years old, and I am baking matzah for the first time in my life.

Not that baking your own matzah is a normal thing for an average Jewish-American woman to do. In fact, my mother’s response was, “Why would you want to do that?”

All my life […]

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What does whiskey have to do with local farming?

Ask Laura Fields, founder of the Delaware Valley Fields Foundation, and she’ll tell you. “American whiskey needs American farmers and vice versa,” she explains. “Bourbon is liquid national pride.”

Laura began the foundation to promote the role and history of local small farming, and to bring […]

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Fastnacht is coming!

On February 24, 2017 By

Post updated 2/27/17

One wintry Tuesday many years ago I walked into a Yum-Yum Bake Shop for my morning coffee and sour cream donut. On the door was a sign, “Donut Day.” Cynically I thought, “Another made-up holiday, probably created by the National Association of Donut Bakers.”

At the time I was working […]

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Viva México

On February 19, 2017 By

Updated 2/20/17

It all began with an innocent question. “I’m new to the area. Where is good for Mexican food?”

It popped up on the Doylestown Facebook page last February and within an hour there must have been three dozen replies (for the full thread, click here). I love Mexican food so it […]

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Yes, Valentine’s Day is around the corner so my mind is on sweets (and why not?). This week our social media fans had to pick their favorite local food photo. Here were the choices:

Chocolate Hearts from Pierre’s Chocolates (New Hope, PA) Mini-cheesecake with fruit on top (gluten-free too!) from Sweetah’s (Warrington, […]

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Openings, moves, rebirths and “gastrogestations.” So much happening on the food scene in Bucks County and across the river in New Jersey.

Openings

The Doylestown Brewing Company has lots going on. The brewery, which began in a small space in the Main Street Marketplace, is growing by leaps and…hops?

Last […]

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Every week we ask our social media peeps to choose their favorite local food photo. It’s not easy! Here were the choices this week:

Tullamore Farms Sirloin Tips, Honey Roasted Shallot & Sweet Potato Pancake, Mizuna & Special Sauce from the Rosemont Supper Club in Stockton, NJ; Heart cupcakes from

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If you missed it last year, thinking you had all the time in the world to buy a ticket, all I can say is you better buy your tickets immediately. We ALWAYS sell out.

In case you have no idea of what I’m talking about, allow me to explain.

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Bowman’s goes north

On January 25, 2017 By

Drive by Bowman’s Tavern, just south of New Hope on River Road, on almost any night of the week, and you’ll see a full parking lot. You’ll also see smiling people coming out.

What’s the secret to their success? Quality food, a varied and interesting menu— including creative daily specials—and consistency. Bowman’s […]

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Every week we ask our social media peeps to choose their favorite local food photo. It’s not easy! Here were the choices this week:

Gold potato and tofu curry, lemon-curry leaf basmati, coconut-cucumber salad, pickled red onion, micro cilantro from Sprig & Vine (New Hope, PA); Creamy crab dip with freshly baked soft pretzels […]

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This week our social media peeps had to choose between two decadent breakfast options and one healthy — but mouth-watering — dish.

1) Breakfast pizza from Lovin’ Oven in Frenchtown, NJ;

2) Croissant French Toast from Moish and Itzy’s Deli in Newtown, PA, and;

3) The Skinny Burger, a bunless burger topped with […]

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Editor’s note: I’ve always been a bit intimidated by French cooking, especially confits, which sound so mysterious. But Martine Bertin-Peterson makes it all so easy. Here is her recipe for Duck Confit, served with potato celery root puree and carrots, making the perfect, seasonal winter meal.

by guest blogger, Martine Bertin-Peterson,

I held a […]

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So (baby) it’s cold outside. That’s why we chose these three local food photos this week: belly warming ribs, hearty crab cakes and piping hot cappuccino with chocolate dessert.

Our social media fans had to choose between:

1) Cappuccino and chocolate from Caffe Galleria in Lambertville, NJ;

2) Ribs, barbecue beans and cornbread […]

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Updated 2/21/17

I decided several years ago that Bucks County folks needed to know where to go to get good meat—locally. Not from a supermarket, but from some of the great butchers and farms right here. So here is a post on where you can find locally raised, locally butchered good meat. Click on […]

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