Food/Drink

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: He Said Tripel

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: He Said Tripel

Welcome to the inaugural column of How to Pair Beer with Everything! While the statement may be bold and all-encompassing, the intent of this column, and all going forward, is to help drinkers realize that drinking beer is a truly holistic experience. For those of us who have been lucky enough to travel, we know […]

 Sara Pokorny

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 4 – Crab rangoons

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 4 – Crab rangoons

I love the shit out of takeout. I love it so much because it’s not only convenient, it’s predictable. I don’t have to think when I’m ordering; I just do it. Japanese – give me miso soup and a Philadelphia roll. Pizza joint – pepperoni topping and mild wings on the side. Mexican – all […]

 Sara Pokorny

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 3 – Strawberry jalapeno salsa

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 3 – Strawberry jalapeno salsa

I promise, I’m done with veggies for the time being – kind of. This recipe has veggies in it, but this is something you can enjoy on some good carby things: the perfect tortilla chip or slab of doughy bread. Welcome to the world of salsa. Salsa, a typically Mexican fare, comes in all shapes […]

 Lora Kormos

PHOTOS: PA Oktoberfest, 09/12-14/14

PHOTOS: PA Oktoberfest, 09/12-14/14

PA Oktoberfest rolled into Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre this past weekend for its fourth annual Oktoberfest celebration. The event kicked off Friday, Sept. 12 with a three-day celebration of food, entertainment, and most importantly, beer! Visitors had the pleasure of sampling food from 13 local vendors, including Fire & Ice’s Jager Schnitzel […]

 Derek Warren

PODCAST: Beer Geeks Radio Hour, 21st Amendment Brewery, 09/13/14

PODCAST: Beer Geeks Radio Hour, 21st Amendment Brewery, 09/13/14

Every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. on 102.3 FM The Sports Hub, Fast Freddie, Derek Warren, and Dr. Johnny Blindside talk and drink beer on the Beer Geeks Radio Hour! The show is also available as a podcast after the live broadcast: This week, we examined the fantastic San Francisco-based 21st Amendment Brewery – through […]

 Sara Pokorny

PA Oktoberfest brings favorite and new events to Mohegan Sun this weekend

PA Oktoberfest brings favorite and new events to Mohegan Sun this weekend

Yes, we know: pumpkin ALL the things! The seasons are so very clearly turning now, which not only means snuggly sweaters, hot soup, and pumpkin-flavored everything, it also means beer. Delicious beer. And despite the fact that it’s only September, Oktoberfest season is here. The festivities continue this weekend at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. […]

 Sara Pokorny

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 2 – Zucchini pizza bites

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 2 – Zucchini pizza bites

Did you make it through the first week? My house was LIT. UP. with excitement thanks to not only the Dolphins winning, but Notre Dame shutting Michigan out HARD. (OK, maybe I am a bit of a football fan.) Well, I hope you and the fantasy players you employee for the next season are doing […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Learn what a firkin is firsthand at Beer Boys’ Firkin Fall Fest

Learn what a firkin is firsthand at Beer Boys’ Firkin Fall Fest

The Firkin Fall Fest is almost here! Except there’s one problem – what the firk is a firkin?! A firkin is a unit of measurement (about 10.80 gallons or 40.91 liters), but it’s also a small wooden or metal keg used for cask conditioning. The fun part comes when the firkin is tapped. The spout […]

 Rich Howells

PODCAST: Beer Geeks Radio Hour, Great Lakes Brewing Company, 09/06/14

PODCAST: Beer Geeks Radio Hour, Great Lakes Brewing Company, 09/06/14

Every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. on 102.3 FM The Sports Hub, Fast Freddie, Derek Warren, and Dr. Johnny Blindside talk and drink beer on the Beer Geeks Radio Hour! The show is also available as a podcast after the live broadcast: This week, we drink and discuss all-things-Cleveland as we enjoy the great beers […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Music-filled Roof-A-Thon on Wendy’s roof benefits American Red Cross

Music-filled Roof-A-Thon on Wendy’s roof benefits American Red Cross

From a press release: Local bands, a silent auction, DJs broadcasting from a roof, and the opportunity to win prizes, including autographed music memorabilia, will highlight the 9th annual Roof-A-Thon, which will be held Sept. 12-13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Wendy’s (709 Davis St., Scranton). Sponsored by Quality Served Fast, Inc., our […]