Food/Drink

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Pivo Pils

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Pivo Pils

Beer: Pivo Pils Brewer: Firestone Walker Brewing Company Style: German Pilsner ABV: 5.30% Description: Pivo Pils pours a golden straw color with a bright white fluffy head that remains for quite some time and leaves behind a beautiful lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of hops up front of the spicy noble variety […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Ten FIDY

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Ten FIDY

Beer: Ten FIDY Brewer: Oskar Blues Style: Russian Imperial Stout ABV: 10.50% Description: Ten FIDY pours a deep, dark black with a deep brown head that leaves behind a thick lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of roasted malts with sweet chocolate and coffee coming to the forefront, first backed by hints of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Peculiar Culinary Company holds pop-up restaurant series at River Street Jazz Cafe

Peculiar Culinary Company holds pop-up restaurant series at River Street Jazz Cafe

From a press release: Pittston’s Peculiar Culinary Company will be presenting a series of pop-up restaurants at the River Street Jazz Cafe (667 N. River St., Plains), in conjunction with Camp Rattler, starting on Tuesday, Dec. 2. For dinner reservations from 6 p.m.-9 p.m., call 570-212-0960 soon, as these pop-ups with innovative cuisines are known […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Californians taste test Pennsylvania foods for the first time

Living in Pennsylvania, we tend to take birch beer and whoopie pies for granted, but if we weren’t raised on such things, what would we think of them if we discovered them as adults for the first time? That’s the premise of this funny video from Movoto, a real estate company from California that gathered […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Xocoveza Mocha Stout

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Xocoveza Mocha Stout

Beer: Chris Banker/Insurgente/Stone Xocoveza Mocha Stout Brewer: Stone Brewing Co. Style: Milk/Sweet Stout ABV: 8.10% Description: Xocoveza Mocha Stout pours a deep black with a frothy tan heads that leaves behind a think lacing on the glass. The aroma is a veritable bouquet of flavors with coffee, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, dark chocolate, toasted malts, and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Susquehanna Brewing Co. and LCHS pay historical tribute to brewmaster Charles Stegmaier

Susquehanna Brewing Co. and LCHS pay historical tribute to brewmaster Charles Stegmaier

From a press release: The Luzerne County Historical Society and the Susquehanna Brewing Co. are organizing a tribute to Charles Stegmaier on Sunday, Nov. 23 from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. at the SBC Brewery in Pittston. Portrait of Charles Stegmaier For $30 for LCHS members or $35 for non-members, attendees can enjoy a variety of SBC’s […]

 Lora Kormos

Owner of Miss Ellie’s Cakes retires, hoping to pass the sweet legacy on

Owner of Miss Ellie’s Cakes retires, hoping to pass the sweet legacy on

Scranton baker spent 19 years in business, taking over in 1995

For the past 19 years, Diane Flanagan’s day could be described as hectic. She would greet customers, take orders, bake cakes and cookies, and decorate cakes, all while maintaining her business. She knew firsthand what it was like to work a 19 hour day. But since Friday, Oct. 25, her daily routine has become a […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Missile IPA

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Missile IPA

Beer: Missile IPA Brewer: Champion Brewing Company Style: American IPA ABV: 7.00% Description: Missile IPA pours a light copper with a frothy head that lingers long and leaves a beautiful lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of citrus hop notes and backed with hints of pine and sweet malt. The taste follows the […]

 Sara Pokorny

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 10 – Healthy boneless chicken bites

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 10 – Healthy boneless chicken bites

WINGS. WAAAANGS. Who doesn’t want to scarf down some filthy messy buffalo wings while watching football? Well, now you can have the taste of such a plate, without the unhealthy junk. I give you boneless chicken bites, the right way. (And hey, keep that celery on the side. If you must do blue cheese, make […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Night Owl Pumpkin Ale

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Night Owl Pumpkin Ale

Beer: Night Owl Pumpkin Ale Brewer: Elysian Brewing Company Style: Pumpkin Ale ABV: 5.90% Description: Night Owl pours deep amber red with a slight orange highlight and an off-white head that disappears quickly leaving a fine collar on the beer. The aroma is absolutely amazing and has everything one would want from a pumpkin ale. […]