Bucks Food Calendar: Jan 2, 2018

Well, the holidays are over. It’s back-to-school, back-to-work, back-to-my-before-December diet (you know, the kind that consists of mostly vegetables and less cookies and cake). That doesn’t mean the festive fun has to end. We’ve gathered up a few holiday events that you can check out early this month, and added a few recipes and things to look forward to in the new year. Bring it on 2018! 

A Taste of Honey for the New Year

Why is some honey light and others dark? Why do they taste different?

Come to the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance‘s Annual Meeting and Potluck this Wednesday evening to learn more about local honey and the health of our local bees. Local beekeeper, Chuck Pressler of Bucks County Apiaries, will lead an educational talk and honey tasting.

The honey Q&A will begin promptly at 6 pm. The potluck meal begins at 7 pm and a short business meeting is held at 7:40 pm over dessert. Please bring a main, side, dessert, or beverages to share and your own eating utensils. Locally sourced ingredients are encouraged! For more information, click here.

Looking for other family friendly activities or things to do and eat in beautiful Bucks County? Check out our “buying local” guides – including libations, dairy and cheese farms, wineries, and more.

Healthy Dishes to Kick-Off the New Year

After the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s nice to get back into the swing of things — especially when it comes to healthy, delicious home cooked meals. Even if “dieting” isn’t on your 2018 list of resolutions, you can still fuel your body with warm dishes that are packed with vitamins and food that’s just plain good for you.

Here are some of our better-than-Pinterest picks to get you started!

Experience the Best Local Cuisine in 2018

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We always say, you don’t need to travel to a big city to experience incredible food. The Bucks County Taste Dinner Club wants to introduce you to all this with special, exclusive dining events at some of the best restaurants in Bucks County and nearby. In 2018, we have a few things cooking up — so sign up now and be the first to know about the next big event near you.

12th Annual Bucks County Holiday Treefest

Traditionally, families take down their Christmas and holiday trees when the new year begins. But there is still a holiday treefest that you can enjoy this week if you can’t bear to see the trees get tossed to the curb! Bucks County visitors and residents are invited to come in and take in the spirit of the holidays — where uniquely themed trees are on display at the Bucks County Visitor Center. The last day to see the trees is January 4. PECO has generously been the exclusive sponsor of the Bucks County Holiday TreeFest.

2017 Holiday Light Show

Shady Brook Farm

Experience the joy of more than three million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show. Better hurry, the last day to encounter whimsical displays and characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car ends on January 7.

The two-mile trail takes about 20 minutes to drive through if you’re taking your time to enjoy the sights (on a non-busy night).

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Upcoming Events

In the works…

Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm (March 2018)

Ian Knauer Shelly Farm Cooking SchoolThe 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. SAVE THE DATE!

James & Jamie – Local restaurateur and chef James Seward (Bowman’s Tavern, Bowman’s North) and Jamie Hollander (Jamie Hollander Gourmet) are teaming up to make us one wonderful dinner. (Winter 2018)


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Bucks County Taste Food Calendar_Bucks County Food Events

January 2, 2018
    • Mix and Match Sandwiches/Burgers at Fireside Smokehouse 237 Elmwood Ave Feasterville-Trevose, PA (12:00 am-11:59 pm)
    • Burgers at McCoole's McCoole's Red Lion Inn, South Main Street, Quakertown, PA (11:30 am-10:00 pm)
    • Five Course Menu at The Buck Hotel The Buck Hotel by Ruhling, Buck Road, Feasterville-Trevose, PA (3:30 pm-5:30 pm)
    • Cheese Steak Night Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Road, Wycombe, PA 18980 (4:00 pm-10:00 pm)
    • All You Can Eat Crabs Legs & Trivia Night Fran's Pub, 116 South Main Street, New Hope, PA (4:30 pm-6:30 pm)
    • All-you-can-eat Spaghetti Night Bell's Tavern, 183 N. Union Street, Lambertville, NJ (5:00 pm-10:00 pm)
    • Lobster Fest The Buck Hotel, 1200 Buck Road, Feasterville-Trevose, PA (5:00 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Locals Night Quinoa Peruvian & Mexican Restaurant, 762 North Easton Road, Doylestown, PA (5:00 pm-10:00 pm)
    • Locals Hamburger Night Carversville Inn, 6205 Fleecydale Road, Carversville, PA (5:30 pm-11:00 pm)
    • Weeknights at Brian's Brian's, 9 Klines Court, Lambertville, NJ (5:30 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Honey Tasting & Potluck Dinner with BCFoodshedAlliance Plumstead Grange, 5901 Old Easton Rd, Plumsteadville, PA 18949, USA (6:00 pm-8:30 pm)
    • Tacos & Movie Night ComfortFood & Kitchenette, 437 Alden Avenue, Morrisville, PA (7:00 pm-10:00 pm)
January 3, 2018
    • Wine Down Wednesday Frenchtown Inn, 7 Bridge Street, Frenchtown, NJ (12:00 am-11:59 pm)
    • Rib Night Fireside Smokehouse 237 Elmwood Ave Feasterville-Trevose, PA (12:00 am-11:59 pm)
    • Morning Conversation on Food Easton Public Market, 325 Northampton St, Easton, PA 18042 (9:00 am-10:00 am)
    • 1/2 Priced Burgers at Hops Bar and Grill Doylestown Brewing Co - Hops Bar and Grill, 52 East State Street, Doylestown, PA (11:00 am-9:00 pm)
    • Community Lunch Centenary United Methodist Church, North Union Street, Lambertville, NJ (11:30 am-1:30 pm)
    • Specialty Keg Tappings Isaac Newton's, 18 South State Street, Newtown, PA 18940 (12:00 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Roots to River Farm Market Roots to River Farm, 67 Pleasant Valley Rd, Titusville, NJ 08560 (3:00 pm-6:30 pm)
    • Five Course Menu at The Buck Hotel The Buck Hotel by Ruhling, Buck Road, Feasterville-Trevose, PA (3:30 pm-5:30 pm)
    • Wings & Yuengs Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Road, Wycombe, PA 18980 (4:00 pm-10:00 pm)
    • Rising Sun Inn Happy Hour Rising Sun Inn, 898 Allentown Road, Telford, PA (4:00 pm-6:00 pm)
    • Steak Nights The Pineville Tavern, Durham Road, Pineville, PA (4:00 pm-10:00 pm)
    • Locals Night El Tule, 49 North Main Street, Lambertville, NJ (5:00 pm-10:00 pm)
    • All Day Happy Hour Food Menu McCoole's Red Lion Inn, South Main Street, Quakertown, PA (5:00 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Oyster Night The Buck Hotel by Ruhling, Buck Road, Feasterville-Trevose, PA (5:00 pm-7:00 pm)
    • Locals Night DeAnna's Restaurant, 54 North Franklin Street, Lambertville, NJ (5:00 pm-9:30 pm)
    • Mexican Night Taste of the World, Union Square, New Hope, PA (5:00 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Steak Night Fran's Pub, 116 South Main Street, New Hope, PA (5:30 pm-10:00 pm)
    • Weeknights at Brian's Brian's, 9 Klines Court, Lambertville, NJ (5:30 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Schnitzel Night United German Hungarians Club, 4666 Bristol Rd, Bensalem, PA (5:30 pm-7:30 pm)
    • Supper Club The Raven, 385 W. Bridge St, New Hope, PA 18938 (6:00 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Rib Night Fireside Smokehouse, 237 Elmwood Ave, Feasterville-Trevose, PA (7:00 pm-10:00 pm)
January 4, 2018
    • Locals Night Taste of the World, Union Square, New Hope, PA (2:30 pm-3:30 pm)
    • Five Course Menu at The Buck Hotel The Buck Hotel by Ruhling, Buck Road, Feasterville-Trevose, PA (3:30 pm-5:30 pm)
    • Community Hero Night Wycombe Publick House, 1073 Mill Creek Road, Wycombe, PA 18980 (4:00 pm-10:00 pm)
    • Happy Hour Raw Bar DeAnna's, 54 N.Franklin Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (4:00 pm-6:00 pm)
    • Prime Rib Night Steam Pub, 606 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, PA (4:00 pm-10:00 pm)
    • Rising Sun Inn Happy Hour Rising Sun Inn, 898 Allentown Road, Telford, PA (4:00 pm-6:00 pm)
    • Beer and Burger Night New Hope Winery, 6123 Lower York Rd, NEW HOPE, PA (4:00 pm-10:00 pm)
    • Italian Night Lovin' Oven 62A Trenton Ave. (Route 29) Frenchtown NJ 08825 (5:00 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Thursday Comfort Food Hattery Stove & Still, 18 West State Street, Doylestown, PA (5:00 pm-10:00 pm)
    • All You Can Eat Pasta or Wings Night Fran's Pub, 116 South Main Street, New Hope, PA (5:30 pm-10:00 pm)
    • Weeknights at Brian's Brian's, 9 Klines Court, Lambertville, NJ (5:30 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Seafood Pasta Night The Buck Hotel by Ruhling, Buck Road, Feasterville-Trevose, PA (6:00 pm-8:00 pm)
    • Mojito Chef Cook-Off Mojito Cuba Caribe Restaurant, 90 South Main Street, New Hope, PA (6:00 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Buck-a-Shuck Oysters 59 Almshouse, 59 Almshouse Road, Richboro, PA (6:30 pm-8:30 pm)
    • Complimentary Beer Tastings Iron Abbey, 680 North Easton Road, Horsham, PA (7:00 pm-9:00 pm)
January 5, 2018
    • Happy Hour Raw Bar DeAnna's, 54 N.Franklin Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (4:00 pm-6:00 pm)
    • Rising Sun Inn Happy Hour Rising Sun Inn, 898 Allentown Road, Telford, PA (4:00 pm-6:00 pm)
    • Beer Tasting Stockton Fine Wines, 17 Bridge Street, Stockton, NJ (4:00 pm-8:00 pm)
    • Foodie Frydays Boardroom Spirits, 575 W. 3rd St., LANSDALE, PA (5:00 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Foodie First Friday Doylestown, PA 18901 (5:00 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Prime Rib Night Carversville Inn, 6205 Fleecydale Road, Carversville, PA (5:30 pm-11:00 pm)
    • Music, Pizza & Merlot Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Rd., Pennington, NJ (6:00 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Lumberville General Store Supper Club Lumberville General Store, 3741 River Road, Lumberville, PA (6:00 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Friday Night Jazz at Domani Star Domani Star, West State Street, Doylestown, PA (6:30 pm-8:30 pm)
January 6, 2018
    • Quakertown Farmers Market Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road , Quakertown, PA (9:00 am-9:00 pm)
    • Easton Farmers Market Easton Farmers Market, 30 Centre Square , EASTON , PA (9:00 am-1:00 pm)
    • Stockton Market 19 Bridge St., Stockton, NJ (9:00 am-4:00 pm)
    • Indoor Winter Yardley Farmers Market Yardley Friends Meeting, 65 N Main St, Yardley, PA (9:00 am-11:30 am)
    • Hunterdon Land Trust Winter Farmers' Market Hunterdon Land Trust, Dvoor Farm, 111 Mine Street, Flemington (11:00 am-1:00 pm)
    • Wine Tasting Stockton Fine Wines, 17 Bridge Street, Stockton, NJ (12:00 pm-6:00 pm)
    • Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse Farm Tour Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse, 369 Stamets Road, Milford, NJ (2:00 pm-3:00 pm)
    • Music, Pizza & Merlot Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Rd., Pennington, NJ (6:00 pm-9:00 pm)
    • Lumberville General Store Supper Club Lumberville General Store, 3741 River Road, Lumberville, PA (6:00 pm-9:00 pm)

For more details on any of these events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County.

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