Food/Drink

 NEPA Scene Staff

Wegmans Chef Paul Comishock teaches you how to make the perfect ‘Big Game Day’ spread at the Scranton Cultural Center

Wegmans Chef Paul Comishock teaches you how to make the perfect ‘Big Game Day’ spread at the Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: Chef Paul Comishock of Wegmans in Dickson City will return to the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple for this month’s installment of “the Menu” on Monday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. Comishock and the Wegmans team will present “Big Game Day Favorites,” featuring menu items perfect for entertaining guests […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout by Brooklyn Brewery

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout by Brooklyn Brewery

Beer: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout Brewer: Brooklyn Brewery Style: Russian Imperial Stout ABV: 10.00% Description: Brooklyn’s Black Chocolate Stout pours thick and is oil-colored black with a rocky brown head that quickly disappears but leaves behind a wispy ring. The aroma is overpowered by bitter dark chocolate with background notes of fresh roasted coffee and […]

 Rich Howells

Beer Boys in Wilkes-Barre celebrates 15 years with 15 Southern Tier beers on tap, including 3 firkins

Beer Boys in Wilkes-Barre celebrates 15 years with 15 Southern Tier beers on tap, including 3 firkins

Beer Boys in Wilkes-Barre is celebrating their 15-year anniversary on Sunday, Jan. 18 with the largest Southern Tier Brewing Company tap takeover in Pennsylvania, which is huge for fans of the Lakewood, New York brewery and beer aficionados in general. Starting at 2 p.m., there will be 15 Southern Tier beers – one for each […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Tweak by Avery Brewing Company

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Tweak by Avery Brewing Company

Beer: Tweak Brewer: Avery Brewing Company Style: American Double/Imperial Stout ABV: 17.81% Description: Avery’s Tweak pour an oil black with a thick and dark khaki brown head that leaves behind a web of lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of coffee notes up front, backed by chocolate, bourbon, hints of vanilla, and toffee. […]

 Rich Howells

Next Peculiar Culinary Company dinner to be held at its home in Hughestown

Next Peculiar Culinary Company dinner to be held at its home in Hughestown

After presenting a series of pop-up restaurants at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains, Peculiar Culinary Company will host the next dinner at its catering and event space in Hughestown in the Greater Pittston area on Jan. 8-9. Seating in the space (30 Center St., Hughestown) is at 6, 7, and 8 p.m., so […]

 Rich Howells

What the Fork food truck giving away free lunch or dinner at Toyota of Scranton

What the Fork food truck giving away free lunch or dinner at Toyota of Scranton

Whether you’ve seen their bright green and red trucks driving through your neighborhood or watched them compete on “Live! with Kelly and Michael,” many hungry people in Northeastern Pennsylvania are familiar with What the Fork trucks and their unique food, including their signature pulled pork tacos with candy sauce. Those who aren’t can try this […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Peculiar Pop Up Restaurant with Skribe and Kaleigh Baker, 12/10/14

PHOTOS: Peculiar Pop Up Restaurant with Skribe and Kaleigh Baker, 12/10/14

Peculiar Culinary Company, who have been making headlines lately after chef/owner Gene Philbin won “Guy’s Grocery Games” on Food Network and announced that he’d be competing on CNBC’s “Restaurant Startup” in January, held one of their popular pop-up dinners at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The inventive à la […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Blood Orange Gose

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Blood Orange Gose

Beer: Blood Orange Gose Brewer: Anderson Valley Brewing Company Style: Gose ABV: 4.20% Description: Blood Orange Gose pours a clear straw yellow with amber highlights throughout with a bubbly white head that doesn’t leave much lacing on the glass. The aroma is wonderful and will awaken the senses with notes of orange jumping from the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peculiar Culinary Company from Pittston will compete on CNBC’s ‘Restaurant Startup’

Peculiar Culinary Company from Pittston will compete on CNBC’s ‘Restaurant Startup’

From a press release: CNBC has announced the 20 culinary entrepreneurs who will compete for an investment on the second season of “Restaurant Startup,” premiering Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 10 p.m., which includes Peculiar Culinary Company from Pittston. Produced by Shine America, the 10 one-hour episodes feature restaurateur and TV personality Joe Bastianich and chef […]

 Sara Pokorny

Pittston Chef Gene Philbin competes on holiday episode of ‘Guy’s Grocery Games’

Pittston Chef Gene Philbin competes on holiday episode of ‘Guy’s Grocery Games’

Episode filmed in March airs tonight on Food Network

In all his years as a chef, Gene Philbin of Pittston has been around the grocery store time and again – but never quite like this. The chef/owner of Peculiar Culinary Company in Pittston – a team well-known for its pop-up dinners throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania – found himself speeding down the aisles of “Guy’s Grocery […]

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