Is this some sort of belated April Fools joke from Mother Nature? Snow — again! Did anyone else rub the sleep out of their eyes this morning and do a double take? After you shovel out the car and layer up, check out what’s happening in Bucks County this week. Although the weather says otherwise, it is springtime and there’s much to do (and eat!). Keep reading!
For the Locals: Eat Your Way Through Bucks County
Can’t bear to cook this week? No more Easter leftovers (and trying to avoid the 50% off Easter candy…)? Try one of these local specials in and around Bucks County. There’s everything from oyster specials, cheap burgers, and happy hours galore. Keep reading here for a full guide or see our food calendar here (and at the end of this post!).
Grow Up, Not Out, for More Vegetables in Less Space
Want to learn how to grow more and grow smarter in your garden, no matter what size garden you have? This week, Derek Fell, nationally known Bucks County author, gardener, and photographer, will help your gardens stretch up, not out, for more fresh produce. Bucks County Foodshed Alliance and Newtown Township Parks and Recreation Department are hosting this event called “Grow Up, Not Out, for More Vegetables in Much Less Space” on Wednesday, April 4, 7 pm at the Newtown Township Administration Building.
Derek Fell’s two most recent books are “Grow Up, Not Out, for More Vegetables and Flowers in Much Less Space” and “Just Grow This! An Insider’s Guide to the Top Plants and Seeds for Great Flavor, Bumper Crop Yields, and Impressive Blooms.”
Come with your garden questions, bring your Derek Fell books for an autograph, or purchase one of his books at the event! Pre-registration is required and is $5. Register online here.
Schnitzel Night! Join the United German Hungarians in Bensalem for Schnitzel Night at the club. The dinner is $11 for adults and $5 for children, dessert is available for purchase. Plus, there is a fully stocked cash bar. The dinner includes schnitzel (pork), red cabbage, and spaetzle (dumplings) and two sides (which change every month) plus a salad, bread and butter, coffee or tea. Dinner begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday.
For the full food calendar, scroll down or click here.
Bucks Bacon & Beer
Sunday, April 22, Noon – 4 pm
Hard to believe but this year will be the 5th Bucks Bacon & Beer! This popular annual event is co-sponsored by Bucks County Taste and Triumph Brewing Company, and will feature bacon, sausage, artisanal cheese, and other delectable foods from local butchers and purveyors, including local breweries and distilleries in Bucks County and nearby.
NEW THIS YEAR!
- Pig Roast
- Local whiskey, beer and hard cider
- Limited edition 5th Annual Bucks Bacon & Beer t-shirts
- Live New Orleans music
- A piggy photo booth
These are the local food folks coming this year. Oh my!
Bucks County Brittle
Clusters Handcrafted Popcorn
The Cook & His Books
Dad’s Hat Whiskey
The Farm Cooking School
Flint Hill Farm
Folk City Roasters
Fulper Family Farmstead
Great Barn Brewery
House of Jerky
Stone & Key Cellars Cider
Two Sisters Canning
Tickets on sale NOW. Don’t wait. We always sell out. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets: $40 for Noon entry, $35 for 2 pm entry.
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Hamilton’s Grill Room (Sunday, May 20) We’re thrilled to be back at Hamilton’s Grill Room (it’s been 2 years!) this spring. Weather permitting, we’ll be out in the courtyard where chef Mark Miller will create a memorable meal just for us. Mark your calendar!
What a great evening…
On Sunday, March 25 the Bucks County Taste Dinner Club had an amazing dinner at the Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm. So much fun! Here are some shots from the evening:
For more details on any of these events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County.
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