New chives; (c) 2014 by L.GoldmanDespite the frosting of snow earlier this week—which I refused to acknowledge—we are on our way to spring!

Grand Opening! The Doylestown Food Co-op celebrates the opening of its first brick-and-mortar store this Saturday, March 22 at 29 West State Street in downtown Doylestown. Mayor Ron Strouse will be on hand at 10 am for the official ribbon cutting. Activities continue all day. Come meet the local Doylestown Food Co-opproducers whose goods fill the shelves at the co-op. They’ll be providing samples of their products throughout the weekend, as well as the weekend of March 29th. Enter a raffle to win a Vitamix blender (drawing on Saturday) and another raffle to win one of two $100 Doylestown Food Co-Op Gift Cards. For more details, please see their website.

Wine, whiskey and beer. There are quite a few special dinners this week in the area, featuring spirits and pairing menus.

Goose Island beerIn Peddler’s Village, on Thursday evening, the Buttonwood Grill presents a Goose Island Beer Dinner featuring five brews from the Chicago brewery’s Vintage Series and with great food by chef Sean Browne to go with it. Details at their website here. On Friday, March 21Earl’s Bucks County will host Craig Bridger from Glenlivet Scotch leading diners through a four course meal complimenting this great whiskey. The menu, created by chef Bill Murphy, includes Pan Seared Golden Potato Cakes, Scottish Salmon, Oat Crusted Lamb and finishes with a good Stilton cheese. Cost is $70 per person. Call 215.794.4020 for reservations.

Also on Thursday, March 20, the Yardley Inn will offer the Paul & Philippe Zinck Vins D’Alsace Wine Dinner, a five-course dinner with wine pairings. Here’s some tidbits from the menu: Terrine of foie gras, Tarte Flambee, Seafood Fleischschnacka, Choucroute Garnie, and a Plum & Cream tart. For details, click here.

Jim HamiltonAre you a fan of Hamilton’s Grill Room? This Tuesday evening, come to a special dinner with founder and chef Jim Hamilton. Jim will host one of his Tuesday Tableside Suppers. See their website for menu details. Cost is $25 per person. Call for reservations at 609.397.4343.

All about organics. What exactly does “organic” mean? Is organic food better, and if so, why? Two events on Thursday, March 20 answer these questions. At McCaffrey’s Supermarket in Lower Makefield, Erik King, Director of Natural and Organics at Haddon House Foods, will cover all aspects of organic. Want to learn even more? Come to the County Theater Thursday evening for a film showing of In Organic We Trust, sponsored by the Doylestown Food Co-op and the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance as part of the 2014 Farm Fresh Film series. For details, see the co-op’s website.

Community events. Join the River Horse Brewery this Sunday, March 23 as they host a fundraiser benefiting victims of the recent gas explosion and fire in Ewing Township, NJ. Tickets are only $20 per person which gets you a free beer. Proceeds will go to the Disaster Relief Fund. Click here for more details and to buy tickets.

I know I mentioned this last week but what a great deal. The New Hope-Lambertville Restaurant Week continues through Friday, March 21. Last night we had a great 3-course meal at El Tule in Lambertville for $19.95. For more information and a complete listing of participating restaurants see the website.

For more details on any of these events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County. Follow Bucks County Taste also on Facebook ,Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest.

Bucks County Food CalendarWednesday, March 19:

  • Pierogi Sale – St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1545 Easton Rd., Warrington, PA [9 am – 3 pm]
  • Specialty Keg Tappings – Isaac Newton’s, 18 South State Street, Newtown, PA [12 pm – 9 pm]
  • Wings & Yuengs – Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Road, Wycombe, PA [4 – 10 pm]
  • 5th Annual New Hope-Lambertville Restaurant Week – Various restaurants in New Hope, PA and Lambertville, NJ [5 – 9 pm]
  • Free Community Dinner – Christ Community Bible Church, 1830 N. Ridge Rd, Perkasie, PA [5:30 – 6:30 pm]
  • Supper Club – The Raven, 385 W. Bridge St, New Hope, PA [6 – 10 pm]
  • Dining in the Dark: Blindfolded Wine Dinner – Vintage Grille, 3617 Ferry Road, Doylestown, PA [7 – 9 pm]

Thursday, March 20:

  • All About Organics and More – McCaffrey’s Supermarket, 635 Heacock Rd, Lower Makefield, PA [10 am – 12 pm]
  • Community Hero Night – Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Road, Wycombe, PA [4 – 10 pm]
  • Happy Hour Raw Bar – Deanna’s, 54 N.Franklin Street, Lambertville, NJ [4:30 – 6:30 pm]
  • Happy Hour Dollar Oysters – Freight House, 194 West Ashland St. Doylestown, PA [5 – 7 pm]
  • Weekly Wine’d Up – Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes, NJ [5 – 8 pm]
  • 5th Annual New Hope-Lambertville Restaurant Week – Various restaurants in New Hope, PA and Lambertville, NJ [5 – 9 pm]
  • The Farm Fresh Film Series: In Organic We Trust – County Theater, 20 E State St Doylestown, PA [7 – 9:30 pm]
  • Paul & Philippe Zinck Vins D’Alsace Wine Dinner – Yardley Inn, 82 E. Afton Ave., Yardley, PA [7 – 10 pm]

Friday, March 21:

  • Stockton Market – 19 Bridge St., Stockton, NJ [3 – 7 pm]
  • Beer Tasting, Phillips’ Fine Wines, 17 Bridge St, Stockton, NJ [4 – 8 pm]
  • Happy Hour Raw Bar – Deanna’s, 54 N.Franklin Street, Lambertville, NJ [4:30 – 6:30 pm]
  • Fish Fry @ Riegelsville Fire Company – Riegelsville Fire Company, 333 Delaware Road, Riegelsville, PA [5 – 7 pm]
  • Fish Fry Dinner – Plumsteadville Grange, 5901 Easton Rd (Route 611 & Keller’s Church Rd), Plumsteadville, PA [5 – 7 pm]
  • 32nd Annual Lenten Fish Fry – Columbia Fire Co., 177 N. Union St., Lambertville, NJ [5 – 7:30 pm]
  • 5th Annual New Hope-Lambertville Restaurant Week – Various restaurants in New Hope, PA and Lambertville, NJ [5 – 9 pm]
  • Lumberville General Store Supper Club – Lumberville General Store, 3741 River Road, Lumberville, PA [6 – 9 pm]
  • Music & Merlot – Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Rd., Pennington, NJ [6 – 9 pm]

Saturday, March 22:

  • Stangl Factory Farmers’ Market – Stangl Factory, 12 Mine Street, Flemington, NJ [9 am – 2 pm]
  • Stockton Market, 19 Bridge St, Stockton, NJ [9:00 am – 4 pm]
  • Quakertown Farmers Market – Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road , Quakertown, PA [9 am – 9 pm]
  • Wrightstown Winter Farmers’ Market – Wrightstown Twp. Municipal Bldg (parking lot), 2203 2nd Street Pike, Wrightstown, PA [10 am – 11 am]
  • Doylestown Food Co-op Grand Opening – Doylestown Food Co-op, 29 W State St, Doylestown, PA [10 am – 3 pm]
  • Spring Wine & Cheese Weekend – Alba Vineyard, 269 County Road 627, Milford, NJ [12 – 5 pm]
  • Vintage North Jersey’s Art and Wine Weekend – Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes, NJ [12 – 5 pm]
  • Wine Tasting – Phillips’ Fine Wines, 17 Bridge Street, Stockton, NJ [12 – 6 pm]
  • St Patty’s Day Tea Party – Bensalem United Methodist Church, 4300 Hulmeville Ave., Bensalem, PA [1:30 – 4 pm]
  • Beer Tasting – New Hope Beverage, 6542-K1 Lower York Rd (Logan Square), New Hope, PA [3 – 7 pm]
  • Music & Merlot – Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Rd., Pennington, NJ [6 – 8 pm]
  • Lumberville General Store Supper Club – Lumberville General Store, 3741 River Road, Lumberville, PA [6 – 9 pm]

Sunday, March 23:

  • Stockton Market – 19 Bridge St., Stockton, NJ [10 am – 4 pm]
  • Quakertown Farmers Market – Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road , Quakertown, PA [10 am – 5 pm]
  • Sunday Brunch – The Raven, 385 W. Bridge St, New Hope, PA [11 am – 3 pm]
  • Spring Wine & Cheese Weekend – Alba Vineyard, 269 County Road 627, Milford, NJ [12 – 5 pm]
  • Vintage North Jersey’s Art and Wine Weekend – Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Road, Ringoes, NJ [12 – 5 pm]
  • 1st Annual Bucks Bacon & Beer – Triumph Brewing Co., 400 Union Square, New Hope, PA [1 – 4 pm]
  • River Horse Brewery Ewing Disaster Relief Beer Event – River Horse Brewing Company, Graphics Drive, Ewing Township, NJ [1 – 4 pm]
  • Jazzy Sundays – Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Rd., Pennington, NJ [2 – 5 pm]
  • Sunday Supper: Oysters & Charcuterie – the PASS, 88 Kingwood Stockton Rd, Rosemont, NJ [3 – 7 pm]
  • Dinner with Friends – Bux-Mont Christian Church, 400 Jacksonville Road , Ivyland, PA [5:30 – 6:30 pm]

Monday, March 24:

  • Burger Night – Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Road, Wycombe, PA [4 – 10 pm]
  • Evening in the Colonial Kitchen – Cock n’ Bull Restaurant, Peddler’s Village, Lahaska, PA [5 – 9 pm]
  • Chef’s Choice Prix Fixe – Hearth, 7 East Ferry Street New Hope, PA [5 – 10 pm]
  • Free Dinner – Presbyterian Church of Deep Run, 16 Irish Meetinghouse Rd, Perkasie, PA [5:30 – 10 pm]
  • Monday Wine Special plus Surf & Turf – Yardley Inn, 82 E. Afton Ave., Yardley, PA [5:30 – 10 pm]
  • Local Chef Cooking Classes: Pasta, Pasta! – Delaware Valley College, 700 E Butler Ave Doylestown, PA [6 – 9 pm]
  • Half Price Burgers Night – Continental Tavern, 2 North Main Street Yardley, PA [6 – 10 pm]

Tuesday, March 25:

  • Cheese Steak Night – Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Road, Wycombe, PA [4 – 10 pm]
  • Lobster Fest – The Buck Hotel, 1200 Buck Road, Feasterville-Trevose, PA [5 – 9 pm]
  • All-you-can-eat Spaghetti Night – Bell’s Tavern, 183 N. Union Street, Lambertville, NJ [5 – 10 pm]
  • Sushi Night in the Wine Cellar – The Inn at Lambertville Station, 11 Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ [6 – 10 pm]
  • Tuesday Tableside with Jim Hamilton – Hamilton’s Grill Room, Coryell Street, Lambertville, NJ [6:30 -8:30 pm]
  • Introduction to Kitchen Knife Skills – Part 2 with Kathy and Dick Daddario – Resurrection Lutheran Church, 620 Welsh Road, Horsham PA [7 – 9 pm]

Wednesday, March 26:

  • Pierogi Sale – St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1545 Easton Rd., Warrington, PA [9 am – 3 pm]
  • Specialty Keg Tappings – Isaac Newton’s, 18 South State Street, Newtown, PA [12 pm – 9 pm]
  • Wings & Yuengs – Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Road, Wycombe, PA [4 – 10 pm]
  • Supper Club – The Raven, 385 W. Bridge St, New Hope, PA [6 – 10 pm]

For more details on any of these events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County. Follow Bucks County Taste also on Facebook ,Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest.

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