Food & Drink

Here comes the Sweets! 2015 Wedding Cake Trends

Here comes the Sweets! 2015 Wedding Cake Trends

by Lauren Rooney Spring has sprung which means that sweethearts are tying the knot all over the county. No wedding is complete without a sweet treat by the end of the night. We sat down with Amy Recinos, cake artist, instructor, and owner of Amy’s Creative Cakes in Quakertown to find out all about wedding cake […]

Stone Brewing Company Tap Takeover

Stone Brewing Company Tap Takeover

Attention craft beer enthusiasts! You’ll want to head over to Isaac Newton’s in Newtown on Saturday, May 16th for a delicious day celebrating Stone Brewing Company, one of the legends of the modern craft beer movement. The event kicks off at 11:30am with an Ultimate Tap Take-over at your 2015 Happening List “Beer Bar” winner. Every tap will […]

The Down to Earth Dish on Local Food: Speakeasy Coffee Company

The Down to Earth Dish on Local Food: Speakeasy Coffee Company

by Erin McNelis Fresher, healthier, and more delicious- eating local food is full of benefits. However, it’s rare to find a restaurant willing to put forth the effort to remain so committed to utilizing local food. That’s exactly why locals flock to Down to Earth Café in Perkasie. Owner J. Ryman Maxwell has created a warm atmosphere full […]

Isaac Newton’s – A Family Favorite

Isaac Newton’s – A Family Favorite

By Erin McNelis Over their past 24 years, Newtown’s Isaac Newton’s has been the backdrop to many milestones for the residents in Lower Bucks- from birthday dinners to high school graduations to after-work drinks to date nights. While best known for their impressive beer bar, locals have come to know the many different sides of Isaac’s, […]

Bucks Happening List Red Carpet Bash Signature Cocktail: The JC Manhattan

Bucks Happening List Red Carpet Bash Signature Cocktail: The JC Manhattan

The signature cocktail for the 2015 Bucks Happening List Red Carpet Bash has been revealed! Introducing the JC Manhattan – a delicious cherry twist on a classic Manhattan cocktail, featuring Jefferson’s Reserve Bourbon, which is bottled exclusively for Joe Canal’s of Lawrenceville. Maureen Petrosky, author of The Cocktail Club, shares the delicious recipe along with expert tips […]

The Down to Earth Dish on Local Food: Living Hope Farm

The Down to Earth Dish on Local Food: Living Hope Farm

by Erin McNelis Fresher, healthier, and more delicious- eating local food is full of benefits. However, it’s rare to find a restaurant willing to put forth the effort to remain so committed to utilizing local food. That’s exactly why locals flock to Down to Earth Café in Perkasie. Owner J. Ryman Maxwell has created a warm atmosphere full […]

Celebrate the End of the Dark Winter at Isaac Newton’s

Celebrate the End of the Dark Winter at Isaac Newton’s

On Saturday, March 14th beginning at 11:30am, Isaac Newton’s in Newtown, PA is saying goodbye to the cold days of Winter and celebrating the beauty of dark ales at their special event, End of the Dark Winter with Founders Brewing Company. On tap will be an array of Founder’s most popular dark ales including: Dirty Bastard […]

Bucks County St. Patrick’s Day Guide brought to you by Isaac Newton’s Bar & Restaurant

Bucks County St. Patrick’s Day Guide brought to you by Isaac Newton’s Bar & Restaurant

By Lindsay Gordon Taking a look outside, there isn’t much green around. Actually, you will see white covered roof tops and frozen trees. But regardless of the Groundhog’s plans for our 6 more weeks of winter, it is time for Bucks County to come out of hibernation to celebrate St Patrick’s Day! Bucks County’s 2015 […]

Get Down to Earth at Mushroom Week

Get Down to Earth at Mushroom Week

Roasted Portabella Benedict with crab meat and sauteed red peppers and onions… Wild mushroom fratatta… Mushroom soup, topped with shallots and truffel oil…  Drooling yet? This is just a small sample of the deliciousness that awaits locals at The Down to Earth Cafe’s annual Mushroom Week! This Bucks County farm-to-table favorite, located in Perkasie, is literally getting […]

Something’s A-Brewing in Quakertown

Something’s A-Brewing in Quakertown

“I was getting bored with the beers I was drinking,” says Quakertown resident and self taught brewer David Johnson when asked how he got started in the brewery business. David and his partner, Chris Vilardi, are on a mission to bring some great new beers to Quakertown soon with their business, the Great Swamp Brewing Company. […]

Photo by David Walbert

Open Hearth Cooking at Yardley Friends Meeting

Rekindle the Past! On Friday, January 23, 2015, Yardley Friends Meeting will host a 6:30pm Colonial Cooking demonstration conducted by Mercy Ingraham followed by a potluck dinner. Mercy has been showing people how cooking was done on the open hearth at many of the areas historic sites throughout the region. She is author of Colonial […]

Introducing Bucks County’s First Community Supported Bakery

Introducing Bucks County’s First Community Supported Bakery

Does your office need a box of fresh baked pastries each week? Would your family love a box of treats for the weekend? Do you crave fresh baked bread and warm rolls for dinner? You’ve probably heard of a “CSA” – community-shared agriculture – program, but what if you took the same philosophy and replaced fresh, local […]

3 Must-Sip Christmas Cocktails from Steam Pub

3 Must-Sip Christmas Cocktails from Steam Pub

‘Tis the season for Steam Pub in Southampton to serve up their famous Christmas cocktails. And this year’s creations do not disappoint! Check out 3 must-sip Christmas cocktails available through Christmas Day at the popular eatery and bar in lower Bucks County. Blue Christmas Martini: You certainly won’t have yourself a blue Christmas after indulging in a Blue Christmas […]

Sweet Success! Unik Cakes Opens in Warminster

Sweet Success! Unik Cakes Opens in Warminster

Warminster is in for a treat this November with the Grand Opening of Unik Cakes! All are welcome to the big celebration, happening all weekend long – Friday, November 21st  & Saturday, November 22nd from 9am to 7pm as well as Sunday, November 23rd from 10am to 3pm. Stop by to check out their brand new location, try some […]

Cooking Corner: Cilantro Lime Fish

Cooking Corner: Cilantro Lime Fish

by Erin McNelis I bought a bag of limes last week at the grocery store because I thought they would look pretty in a glass bowl I have. They did look pretty, nestled in between a few clementines we hadn’t yet eaten. It brought a little color into the kitchen, and this gray time of […]