Bucks Food Calendar: Oct 9, 2017

Caleb's American Kitchen
Mother Nature has been all over the place this year. And a strange October it has been; with the rain and the heat and then the occasional chilly night, it’s hard to get into fall mode. Or at least, it’s hard to plan what to wear (I just want to strap on my warm boots and break out the cozy sweaters!).
However, it’s not hard to plan what to eat this week, with the usual locals nights happening around Bucks County, along with a few other events like a farm to table dinner, an Avery beer dinner, and a food-focused book discussion. Keep reading for more events!

The Hidden Half of Nature

Food for Thought Book Club

Good health for people and plants depends on Earth’s smallest creatures. The Hidden Half of Nature tells the story of our relationship with microbes and their potential to revolutionize agriculture and medicine, from garden to gut. And you can talk about this with friends and community members at the Doylestown Book Store this Tuesday at 6:15 pm. If you’ve never been to one of the Food for Thought Book Clubs, you can check it out this week, and discuss The Hidden Half of Nature. More information is here.

Avery Beer

Avery Beer Dinner

Come enjoy a well-planned beer dinner at The Yardley Inn this Wednesday. For $65 plus tax and gratuity, you can indulge in a six course meal, with each dish paired nicely with an Avery brew. Avery Brewing Company, located in Boulder, Colorado, has produced craft beers since 1993. Visit their site for the full menu and to make a reservation.

Caleb's American Kitchen

Friend of a Farmer dinner

Caleb’s American Kitchen continues its Friend of a Farmer dinner this week with a four-course prix fixe dinner made with local ingredients. Cost is $50 per person on Thursday. The dinner also continues on Friday, and it’s $54 on Friday, not including tax and gratuity. Reservations are required for the dinners.

Homesteading at FCS

Homesteading with The Farm Cooking School

In this series of classes at The Farm Cooking School, you’ll cover baking, cheese making, sausages from scratch and basic butchering, smoking, preserving, and much more. Join them for the whole series at a discount or just for the classes that work for you. These classes end in a meal based around the food we make. BYO! Note the FCS is in Titusville, New Jersey, a bit across county lines but still fun and farm-focused.

Cocktails at the Castle Collage

Cocktails in the Castle

Nibble while you wander through the fascinating Mercer Museum on THIS Friday, October 13. This annual event takes place in the Mercer Museum and features delicious food from local restaurants and caterers. It is so cool! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here. Mercer’s annual fall gala benefiting the museum’s education and preservation programs. Enjoy an incredible dining experience as you wind your way around the castle, sampling food and spirits from the area’s best restaurants, caterers, bakeries and wineries.

The Barn at Gravity Hill Farm

Rolling Harvest “Farmshare” Farm-to-Table Dinner

Spend the evening at the beautiful barn at Gravity Hill Farm in Titusville, NJ this SaturdayOctober 14. This delicious gathering supports the work of the Rolling Harvest Food Rescue, which collects thousands of pounds of locally grown food and feeds it into the local hunger relief system immediately. Food, wine, beer, a silent auction, and other activities are included. Tickets are $90 and sell out fast. See here for ticket details.

To learn more about Rolling Harvest, see our post, A Day in the Life: Rolling Harvest Food Rescue.

On the radar… 

  • OctoberFEAST at Peddler’s Village. Raise your beer and bratwurst to celebrate the 3rd Annual OctoberFEAST in Peddler’s Village! Join for German food and drink, and live music on Saturday and Sunday, October 14 & 15, 11 am – 5 pm. each day.
  • Fall Brewfest. Be sure to grab your tickets for the Fall Brewfest at Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) on Saturday, October 28, from 12:30-4:30 pm. This event will let you sample the many flavors of fall, everything from ciders and pumpkin beers to sours and IPAs will be yours to sip. They will also have food trucks on-site offering treats to complement the beers on tap.

And, for more details on any of our food calendar events, please go to our full calendar, Food Events in Bucks County, or click the “continue reading” link below.

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Bucks County Taste Dinner Club Upcoming Events

“Pop Up” Dinner with Chefs Paul Mitchell & Alida Saxon

Saturday, October 21, 6 – 9 pm

Only 7 tickets left!

Chefs Alida Saxon and Paul Mitchell are planning one of their amazing menus for us on Saturday, October 21. You may know Alida and Paul from the Rosemont Supper Club and the Pass, where they created exquisite, seasonal and locally sourced cuisine.

Where you ask? None other than the former 1821 Steak and Cocktails restaurant in Upper Black Eddy. Think hip, cool and cozy. You got it. And…it’s BYOB for this event!

For more details and the full menu, CLICK HERE.

In the works…

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. Details coming.

Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm (Winter 2018)

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Here are some of the places we’ve dined since October 2014

The Golden Pheasant Inn (Erwinna, PA)
Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey Distillery with Jamie Hollander Gourmet (Bristol, PA)
The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm (Buckingham, PA)
The Hattery Stove & Still (Doylestown, PA)
Bowman’s Tavern (New Hope, PA)
Maize Restaurant (Perkasie, PA)
Quinoa Peruvian & Mexican Restaurant (Doylestown, PA)
Caffe Galleria (Lambertville, NJ)
Hotel du Village (New Hope, PA)
Hamilton’s Grill Room (Lambertville, NJ)
Lumberville General Store (Lumberville, PA)
Liberty Hall Pizza (Lambertville, NJ)
Royal T’s at the Mansion Inn (New Hope, PA)
Comfortfood & Kitchenette (Morrisville, PA)
Bowman’s North (Riegelsville, PA)
Wycombe Vineyards (Buckingham, PA)
Fancy Fig Café (Wrightstown, PA)

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

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