Food/Drink

 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 […]

 Rich Howells

Yuengling has introduced a new Harry Potter-inspired Butterbeer ice cream

Yuengling has introduced a new Harry Potter-inspired Butterbeer ice cream

D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville may be known nationwide for its craft beer, but now Yuengling’s Ice Cream will be famous in the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and the Three Broom Sticks thanks to a new flavor it has debuted this week. On Monday, March 20, Yuengling announced that Butterbeer will be […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Grand Blu by Draai Laag Brewing Company

Beer: Grand Blu Brewery: Draai Laag Brewing Company Style: Wild Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 8.10% You may enjoy wine and cheese, but what about beer and cheese flavors together? There’s some blue cheese funk in this wild ale fermented with peaches and aged in French oak casks that comes courtesy of Draai Laag Brewing in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Yuengling is No. 1 craft brewing company in the country and 4th overall brewery in nationwide sales

Yuengling is No. 1 craft brewing company in the country and 4th overall brewery in nationwide sales

From a press release: As it continues to expand its availability in new states like Indiana, the local lager proves that it’s just as popular across the country as it is here in Pennsylvania. This week, the Brewers Association, the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers, released its annual lists of the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Rita’s holds 25th annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

Rita’s holds 25th annual free Italian ice giveaway on March 20, the first day of spring

From a press release: Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian ice concept with more than 600 stores in 30 states and five countries, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice Giveaway on Monday, March 20 and, in its honor, welcomes back another springtime favorite, Peeps Italian […]