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Farm Fresh Fall Cocktails

Finally! Some cool fall weather. Time to warm up with these autumnal beverages, made with ingredients easily found at local farms and farmers markets. Cheers! Rosemary Maple Bourbon Sour Cuddle up with a blanket, a good...

February tidbits: Beer, supper clubs, rebirths and tomato pies

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...
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Tidbits: Farm Fresh Cocktails

If all the lovely veggies now showing up at local farmers' markets don't do it for you (??), I found a Philadelphia Daily News article that highlights some delectable drinks you can make with local...
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January Tidbits: Wine, Spirits and Beer

It's a new year, which means new businesses, and new opportunities to try great food and libations. We've gathered some up and coming local spots for great drinks (beer, wine, cocktails, etc.), along with...
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Hewn Spirits

Updated 10/21/16 Sean Tracy loves wood. Especially old wood. White oak, hickory, black birch, cherry, sycamore. For over 15 years his company, Bucks County Timber Craft, has reclaimed antique barns and given them new life...
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January Tidbits: New beginnings and fresh, new food

Look who's new in town! Welcome a new bakery, a bustling market, farm-to-table restaurants and more in Bucks County. Goodbye ice cream, hello pastries The former Sweet Pea Ice Cream shop at the Goodnoe Corner shopping...

Dad’s Hat releases first Bottled-in-Bond whiskey

This weekend, whiskey drinkers are in luck. Local distillery Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Rye is releasing their first Bottled-in-Bond rye whiskey this Saturday, November 5 at 8 am at their distillery in Bristol, PA. What's so special...

5th Annual Bucks Bacon & Beer 2018

Yes, there will be bacon and there will be beer but this year — our 5th year — there will be a lot more. A Blooming Glen Pork pig roast (can you smell it?), over 20...
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2016 – The year in review, or delicious posts you may have missed

Every year, as I prepare to do this post, I look back at all the articles we have published. And I'm always amazed and humbled. What started as "just a blog" nine years ago...

Rye whiskey comes back home

My friend Kate says she’s never before met a Jewish girl who drinks whiskey. That would be me. It started with Scotch – first Dewar’s, then Johnny Walker, and then onto single malts. Then I...

4th Annual Bucks Bacon & Beer 2017

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...
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Derby Day Bucks County Style

Being as my birthday is only a few days before the Kentucky Derby, I'm usually completely unaware of this popular horse race. Typically, I mention doing something on that day with a friend and...

Pennsylvania whiskey and local farms

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...

Why I love living in Bucks County

I had to get out of the house. That's what happens when you work from home. "I'm just running out to get a few things," I told Mark and the dogs. "I shouldn't be...
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Bucks County beer and spirits tidbits

Do you love wine, beer and spirits events? Are you known for suggesting happy hour hotspots? Keep reading. We've gathered up some of the latest happenings on the adult beverage scene, so you can start...
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