February is coming to a close, but not without a bang. Fastnacht Day (Donut Day) is tomorrow (What’s Fastnacht, you ask? Read all about it here.)
This week is also full of great foodie events like wine pairing dinners, a whiskey tasting, authentic schnitzel and half-price burgers. Enjoy and eat local!
“In Piemonte” wine dinner.On Tuesday, February 28, Non Solo Pasta Ristorante in Morrisville, PA will host a wine dinner featuring Piemonte wine, from the region of Piedmont in northwestern Italy. The dinner includes four courses paired with wines for $75 per person. Reservations are required, so call 215.736.0750 to save your spot.
February tasting dinner. Chef Brian Held from Brian’s in Lambertville wants you to say farewell to winter by eating his rich, new tasting menu on Tuesday, February 28 at 6:30 pm. Chef Brian’s restaurant combines French-inspired cuisine with Italian flavors, and at this event, you’ll enjoy a creative and hearty feast including Alsatian potato pie, roasted monkfish with sea urchin sauce, duck confit crepe, and French tapas, just to name a few.
The prix fixe dinner is $85 per person. Call 609.460.4148 to reserve a spot. Remember, the menu is subject to change, and most important: Brian’s is a cash-only BYOB restaurant.
Half-priced burgers. Your hump day just got better. The Hops Bar and Grill in Doylestown now offers half-priced burgers from 11 am – 9 pm on Wednesdays (dine-in only). Try the goat cheese and onion burger, or the bacon, egg and cheese burger. Also, don’t forget to grab a Doylestown Brewing Company beer while you are there!
Schnitzel time. 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, and 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.
Bourbon and Scotch night. Why not start March off tasting some great whiskey? This Wednesday at McCoole’s at the Red Lion Inn, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, enjoy a complimentary bourbon and scotch tasting including Knob Creek Rye Whiskey, Auchentoshan American Oak Whiskey, Basil Hayden Bourbon, and Auchentoshan Three Wood Whiskey. Seems like a good way to wind down and try new smooth bourbons and scotch!
Backyard fruit.Want to grow your own fruit, right in your backyard? Learn how from fruit and permaculture expert Adam Dusen of Hundred Fruit Farm in Buckingham this Wednesday, March 1 at 7 pm. The Bucks County Foodshed Alliance will host this program at the Doylestown Mennonite Church.
At Hundred Fruit Farm, Dusen and his farm team work hard to maintain traditions in order to preserve the Bucks County farmland. Dusen is an experienced permaculture farmer, designer and educator, and he is excited to share his knowledge about growing backyard fruit. For more information, call 215.621.8967 or email info@BucksFoodshed.org.
Wine and food pairing event!This Thursday, March 2 at 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Chef Fred at the Rising Sun Inn is preparing his favorite small plates. Randy Uhler, the wine expert from Southern Wine & Spirits, will select the right wine to pair with and enhance the food. Click here for the full menu and more information. Tickets are $49, so call 215.721.6350 to make your reservation (please let them know you heard about it on Bucks County Taste!)
SAVE THE DATES!
ComfortFood & Kitchenette A charming farm-to-table restaurant in Morrisville, PA Sunday, March 26, 2017, 6 pm
Bowman’s to Bowman’s
Road trip! We’ll start at Bowman’s Tavern in New Hope, then transport you to Riegelsville to the new Bowman’s North, then bring you back to Bowman’s Tavern at the end of the evening. And, all food and transportation is included (and some drinks along the way).
Sunday, April 2, 2017,2 pm to 7 pm
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On the radar…
Bucks Bacon & Beer 2017. Tickets are now available for the 4th Annual Bucks Bacon & Beer on Sunday, March 19 from 12 – 4 pm at Triumph Brewing Company in New Hope, co-sponsored by Bucks County Taste.
It’s all about the bacon! Be it smoked, cured, artisanal, or non-nitrate, come and taste the best. Enjoy locally sourced and locally made bacon, sausage, cheese and other delectable foods from local purveyors, farmers and butchers. While you are there, enjoy a barrel tapping of a sweet beer, brewed by Triumph Brewing Company. Tickets are $45 for noon entrance and $40 for 2 pm entrance. Don’t wait. Tickets always sell out quickly. Click here for more information and to buy tickets.
For more details on any of these events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County,or click the “continue reading” link below.
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