Food & Drink

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 […]

Popular Bucks County Food Truck Set to Expand

Popular Bucks County Food Truck Set to Expand

by Lauren Rooney Jean-Pierre and Rebecca Bisilliat just celebrated the two-year anniversary of opening their well-known food truck, Bonjour Creperie, which offers something food trucks can’t often provide.  “We chose to start a food truck that offered Crepes for many reasons one being that we could provide both sweet and savory options which is unique […]

Cheers! Your Holiday Beverage Guide

Cheers! Your Holiday Beverage Guide

by Lauren Rooney It’s true, the holidays are fast approaching. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and then it’s a free for all of parties and hosting responsibilities. This year we have aimed to help you out a little bit in the beverage department by reaching out to a few of our Bucks County adult […]

4 Places to find Farm Fresh Turkeys for Thanksgiving

4 Places to find Farm Fresh Turkeys for Thanksgiving

No more freezer burned turkeys from far away! Here are four farms in Bucks County that are selling fresh turkeys for Thanksgiving. If you want to eat local this Thanksgiving, be sure to order as soon as possible. Bolton Farm, 1005 Main Street., Route 113, Silverdale: The farm is the only large turkey farm left […]

Enjoy Apple Picking Season from Farm to Table

Enjoy Apple Picking Season from Farm to Table

by Lauren Rooney Aren’t apples great? There’s apple butter, apple jelly, apple juice, caramel apples, candied apples, apple pie, apple strudel… Okay I’ll stop before I start sounding like Bubba from Forrest Gump. Seriously though, apples are great. They are delicious, healthy and full of fiber and can be used in so many different ways. Fall […]

Local Mushrooms and Comfort Food are Just Right for the Season

Local Mushrooms and Comfort Food are Just Right for the Season

by Erin McNelis A lot of attention and emphasis has been paid to eating both locally and seasonally in the past few years. With farmers markets happening all over the county on several days of the week, it is easier than it has been in decades to do that. Now that it is fall, and the glut […]

Scotch Pairing Dinner at Steam Pub

Scotch Pairing Dinner at Steam Pub

Hey Bucks County scotch drinkers! Here’s an upcoming event that you won’t want ot miss. What: 5 course Glenmorangie Scotch pairing dinner When:  Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6:30pm Where: Steam Pub, Southampton How: $60 per person, email info@steampub.com to reserve a spot

Back to School Breakfast: No-Frills Welsh Cakes

Back to School Breakfast: No-Frills Welsh Cakes

By Erin McNelis Since my oldest son was diagnosed with a food allergy, visits to bakeries have become a thing of the past. I have yet to find a bakery that doesn’t make a peanut butter cookie. I understand that. At one time in my life, I lived on the stuff. But no more. Just because […]

Carlucci’s Makes Game Day Delicious

Carlucci’s Makes Game Day Delicious

by Erin McNelis Whether your team won or lost last Sunday, it’s great that football season has arrived again. The sounds and sights of the game, and the hint of fall in the air provide the perfect excuse to have a get together. You don’t want to spend game day in the kitchen. Lucky for […]

Bread Box and Bakery rises to challenge of providing quality local food

Bread Box and Bakery rises to challenge of providing quality local food

By Jim Boyle Ryman Maxwell is a man on a mission. Not only does he want to serve up delicious food made from as many locally grown ingredients as possible, he also wants to continue making Perkasie a premier Bucks County destination for community supported business, rivaling similar boroughs in Doylestown and Newtown. “The whole world needs to […]