4 things you gotta do in Bucks this weekend (July 31 – Aug 2)

1. Pairing Wine & Sushi

7 pm on Friday, July 31 at Crossing Vineyards & Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Rd, Washington Crossing, PA


Sushi & Wine; photo credit Cole Danehower

Crossing Vineyards’ will treat you to a multi-course sushi tasting paired with eight of their wines, white and red, including Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Le Nouveau. Click here for the menu. The $65 per person price includes food, wine and instruction. To reserve your place, call 215.493.6500, ext. 19 or buy tickets on-line: www.crossingvineyards.com.

2. Mediterranean Cooking with Chef Martine Bertin-Peterson

2 – 4 pm on Saturday, August 1 at The Tubby Olive, 6 West State Street, Doylestown, PA


madeleines_Martine Bertin-Peterson

The Tubby Olive is holding another guest chef event, featuring Martine Bertin-Peterson, owner of Goût et Voyage. Martine offers Mediterranean cooking classes to enhance basic cooking skills and always uses fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced from local purveyors. Using her decades of cooking experience and training in the United States, France and Italy, she teaches others to create dishes that are tasty, attractive and healthy. This Saturday, come to Tubby Olive’s Doylestown store to taste two French-inspired appetizers prepared by Chef Martine: Tapenade Noire and Savory Madeleines. For more information, see the Tubby Olive’s website.

3. Waterside Restaurants in Bucks & Nearby

The Landing_swans; photo courtesy of the Landing

Let’s face it. It’s August, it’s hot, it’s humid. If you’re not down the shore or on vacation, but hanging here in Bucks, what better way to beat the heat than to sit by the lovely Delaware River sipping your favorite beverage? See our post, 11 Great Waterside Restaurants (including 6 that Zagat missed), find a new favorite, and relax.


4. Tomatoes, Corn, Peaches, Berries…

Ottsville Farmers Market (Friday, 4 – 7 pm), Doylestown Farmers Market (Saturday, 7 am – Noon), Wrightstown Farmers Market (Saturday, 9 am to 1 pm)


Peaches; photo credit Lynne Goldman

Here’s at least 64 reasons to visit your local farmers market this weekend: Apricots, arugula, basil, yellow & green beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, bok choi, broccoli, cabbage, cantaloupes, carrots, celery, cilantro, collard greens, cucumber, dill, eggplant, endive, escarole, fennel, garlic, head lettuce, herbs, kale, leeks, lima beans, millet, mushrooms, nectarines, okra, varieties of onions, parsley, white & yellow peaches, peas, sweet & spicy peppers, pickle cukes, white & red potatoes, radicchio, radishes, raspberries, romaine, salad mix, scallions, sorrel, spinach, summer squash,  sweet corn, Swiss chard, tatsoi, tomatillos, tomatoes (heirloom, slicing & cherry), turnips, watermelon, zucchini, edible and fresh cut flowers. Eggs, pastured meats, cheese & dairy, jams, condiments, locally roasted organic coffee, baked goods, bread and so much more. Oh, and music, kids activities and chef demos too.

To see what’s happening at these Bucks farmers markets this weekend, click on each: Ottsville Farmers Market, Doylestown Farmers Market, Wrightstown Farmers Market.

For more information, see our food guide: 2015 Local Farmers Markets

Have a great weekend!

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

Hunterdon County Taste Food CalendarWant to know what’s happening in Hunterdon County? See our Food Events in Hunterdon County calendar.



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