Food/Drink

 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 […]

 Sara Pokorny

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 1 – Mediterranean cucumber cups

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 1 – Mediterranean cucumber cups

The season is upon us! Football, yes, but overall it means gathering with other fans and noshing away as the quarters go by. It’s the time for getting balls deep in chicken wing dip and Tostitos Scoops, pizza by the pound, and food that you aren’t even necessarily hungry for, but, hell, why not? You […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: La Festa Italiana, Scranton, 08/30/14

PHOTOS: La Festa Italiana, Scranton, 08/30/14

If there’s one festival in Scranton that’s guaranteed to be a hit each and every year, it’s La Festa Italiana. The 39th annual event was packed shoulder to shoulder around Courthouse Square as we took in the sights, smells, tastes, and sounds, which included a lively set by Ray Massa’s EuroRhythms from Columbus, Ohio.

 Rich Howells

Jack Kirby limited edition beer benefits comic creators

Jack Kirby limited edition beer benefits comic creators

Comic book readers who also happen to be beer drinkers may want to take a day trip to the Shmaltz Brewery in Clifton Park, New York at the end of the month. The brewery will be celebrating what would have been the legendary Jack Kirby’s 97th birthday by releasing “King Kirby Ale” as part of […]

 Rich Howells

RECIPE: Peculiar Chicken and Waffles

RECIPE: Peculiar Chicken and Waffles

Since the Peculiar Culinary Company just hosted another sold-out Pop Up Dinner featuring chicken and waffles on Aug. 10 at the Knights of Columbus in Pittston, we’d like to share their recipe for the classic soul food dish that they submitted to Cuisinart website. Find more ideas to spice up traditional dishes on Peculiar’s Pop […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Give blood, receive a pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee

Give blood, receive a pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee

From a press release: Dunkin’ Donuts of Northeastern Pennsylvania is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive at its Wilkes-Barre location (1020 Wilkes-Barre Township Blvd.) from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 4. All blood types are needed. At the Wilkes-Barre blood drive, all donors will receive a pound of Dunkin’ […]

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