Bucks Food Calendar: Feb 5, 2018

Backyard Fruit

Seeing green this morning? Or maybe you’re not quite awake yet like me. To be honest, I’m not a football fan but I am from Philadelphia and I’m so happy for the city. I keep thinking of my dad, who passed away 3 years ago. Wow. He would’ve been sky-high.

So maybe today you’re really not thinking about food — or just coffee. Nevermind, you will eventually be putting something other than dips and chips in your stomach. It’s a quiet week but we’ve still found a few fun things to eat and drink.

Enjoy your week! See you Thursday for Things You Gotta Do This Weekend.

2018 Winter Oyster Tasting 


Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can’t get your hands on some succulent and well-paired oysters. It’s a bit of a trip for all you Bucks County residents, but Matt’s Red Rooster Grill in Flemington is offering its oyster tasting menu from Tuesday through Thursday this week. Start off with a chef’s tasting of oysters on ice and work your way through the tasting menu, all the way to dessert (a sweet lemon pound cake). It’s four-courses for $46 + tax and gratuity.


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Chef Fred at the Rising Sun Inn in Telford is preparing his favorite small plates and Randy Uhler, wine expert from Southern Wine & Spirits, selects the wine to pair with dinner. Enjoy tasty dishes with excellent wine, for $49 per person. Call 215.721.6350 to make your reservation.

Backyard Fruit

Food, Backyard Fruit

Bucks County Foodshed Alliance presents “Backyard Fruit,” a talk on how to easily grow a variety of fruit in your backyard from a fruit and permaculture expert, Adam Dusen of Hundred Fruit Farm in Buckingham. This event will be held at Plumsteadville Grange on Wednesday, February 7 at 7 pm.

Adam Dusen will discuss common and uncommon fruit from raspberries to paw paws. He will teach you everything you need to know about growing, keeping plants healthy, and harvesting fresh, delicious fruit right in your backyard. Bring your questions, because after the presentation there will be a Q&A session.

Plumsteadville Grange is located at 5901 Old Easton Road, Plumsteadville, PA 18949. There is no charge for this event, but donations support the Foodshed Alliance’s initiatives and keep the programs running. For more information: 215.621.8967 or www.bucksfoodshed.org.

5th Annual Bucks Bacon & Beer

The 5th Annual 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.

Bucks Bacon & Beer ticket buttonTriumph Brewing Company will be making a special beer for the occasion. Take your chance on a raffle with delicious prizes (hint: do you want even more bacon?) and enjoy live music.

Tickets on just went on sale last week. 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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Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm (Sunday, March 25, 2018) We are thrilled to once again bring the Bucks County Taste Dinner Club to the Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm. Chef Josh Homacki will create a wonderful, seasonally inspired meal for us in this intimate dining space. If you haven’t been to the Inn’s restaurant yet, mark your calendar. This is one of the best kept secrets in Bucks County — although increasingly not a secret! Make a weekend of it and stay at the Inn. For more information about the Inn, click here. Details to follow.

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The Farm Cooking School –  Save the date for a five-course meal sourced from Roots to River Farm and other nearby farms. Chefs Ian Knauer and Shelley Wiseman will also demonstrate some of the dishes before we eat! Saturday, April 7, 6 pm. Details to follow.

Hamilton's Grill Room courtyard; painting by Robert BeckHamilton’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!

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