Food/Drink

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: French Toast Imperial Stout by Wicked Weed Brewing

Beer: French Toast Brewery: Wicked Weed Brewing Style: Imperial Stout Age: 2017 ABV: 10.00% This gives a whole new meaning to the term “breakfast stout.” No coffee here, but Wicked Weed’s French Toast is brewed with cinnamon, vanilla, and maple syrup and aged in bourbon barrels, so that’s a hell of a way to start […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: New England IPA homebrew infused with THC/cannabis

Beer: Homebrew Brewery: ? Style: New England IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 6.70% Recorded for science (and 4/20), this review is very different from what we usually do here on MBR. This New England-style IPA is a homebrew with liquid THC added during the fermentation process for a weedy brew unlike anything we’ve imbibed before. As […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

40th annual Cherry Blossom Festival blooms with free entertainment at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre April 22-23

40th annual Cherry Blossom Festival blooms with free entertainment at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre April 22-23

From a press release: The city of Wilkes-Barre will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Kirby Park on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23 with food and craft vendors, amusement rides and games, and live entertainment, including music and dancing. The free festival will run from 11 a.m. through […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Dark Side Corruption Dark Ale by Foundation Brewing Company

Beer: Dark Side Corruption Brewery: Foundation Brewing Company Style: Dark Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 10.80% IBU: 23 With the first trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” out today, it seems appropriate to embrace Dark Side Corruption, a barrel-aged dark ale brewed with roasted malts and sugars with rich flavors of stone fruit, chocolate, and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Free Throop Arts + Food Festival returns for 2nd year with 70+ vendors on April 22

Free Throop Arts + Food Festival returns for 2nd year with 70+ vendors on April 22

From a press release: The second annual Throop Arts + Food Festival is the first of its kind in Throop, gathering over 70 vendors to showcase their art, goods, and food on Saturday, April 22 from 11 a.m.-6 pm. at the Throop Community Civic Center. It is free and open to the public. After a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

PA and NJ cuisine battle in Food Truck Border Brawl at SteelStacks in Bethlehem on June 10

PA and NJ cuisine battle in Food Truck Border Brawl at SteelStacks in Bethlehem on June 10

From a press release: It’s Garden State lobster rolls vs. Philly hoagies and tasty tacos battling mouth-watering empanadas, as the Food Truck Border Brawl presented by Provident Bank returns to the PNC Plaza at the SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Saturday, June 10. The event at the PNC Plaza (645 E. 1st St., Bethlehem), which attracted […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Wicked Philthy Northeast IPL by Søle Artisan Ales and Jack’s Abby Brewing

Beer: Wicked Philthy Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales and Jack’s Abby Brewing Style: India Pale Lager Age: 2017 ABV: 7.00% IBU: 65 Like last week’s review and the week before, we’re drinking another collaboration beer by local gypsy brewer Søle Artisan Ales (who are currently brewing out of Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston), this week with […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Hip Hop Airhorn DIPA by Søle Artisan Ales and Finback Brewery

Beer: Hip Hop Airhorn Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales and Finback Brewery Style: Double IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 7.90% Like last week’s review, we’re featuring another collaboration beer by local favorite Søle Artisan Ales (who are currently brewing out of Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston), this time with Finback Brewery in Ridgewood, New York. Created for […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Montrose Chocolate & Wine Festival celebrates 10th anniversary on May 20

Montrose Chocolate & Wine Festival celebrates 10th anniversary on May 20

From a press release: The annual Montrose Chocolate & Wine Festival will be celebrating its 10th year on Saturday, May 20. The historic town of Montrose is host to the only wine and chocolate festival in Susquehanna County, running from 2:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Regional wineries, numerous vendors, and local businesses will give visitors an opportunity […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Evil Smoosh DIPA by Søle Artisan Ales and Evil Twin Brewing

Beer: Evil Smoosh Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales and Evil Twin Brewing Style: Double IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 7.80% Søle Artisan Ales, who are currently making beer at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston, collaborated with another wickedly creative gypsy brewer, Evil Twin Brewing, to produce Evil Smoosh, a Double IPA dry-hopped with Denali and Lemondrop and […]

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