Food/Drink

 NEPA Scene Staff

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre hosts first-ever F.M. Kirby Fest arts fundraiser on April 22

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre hosts first-ever F.M. Kirby Fest arts fundraiser on April 22

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre has announced its first major fundraising event, “F.M. Kirby Fest – A Night of Pints, Pinot & Performing Arts” on Saturday, April 22 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. This all-inclusive fundraising event, aimed at showcasing local wineries, breweries, restaurants, and […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Project Haze 003 Imperial IPA by Funk Brewing Company

Beer: Project Haze 003 Brewery: Funk Brewing Company Style: Imperial IPA Age: 2016 ABV: 7.60% We have some semi-hometown cooking on today’s MBR with the latest version of Project Haze, a turbid Imperial IPA from those fine funky folks over at Funk Brewing in Emmaus near Allentown! Massive Beer Reviews is an award-winning YouTube beer […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton punk band The Menzingers will release new ‘After the Party’ beer with Neshaminy Creek

Scranton punk band The Menzingers will release new ‘After the Party’ beer with Neshaminy Creek

What better way to celebrate the release of a new album called “After the Party” than with some beers? On Friday, Feb. 3, the day their fifth studio album comes out through Epitaph Records, Scranton punk band The Menzingers have already sold out the record release show with singer/songwriter Roger Harvey at Kung Fu Necktie […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: BuiceJox Mandarin Double IPA by Søle Artisan Ales

Beer: BuiceJox 2.0 Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales Style: Imperial IPA Age: 2017 ABV: 8.20% Last year, we reviewed the popular Juicebox by Søle Artisan Ales, brewed locally at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston. Now, as Søle prepares to relocate to Easton, we’re taking on the new version of that beer, the double dry hopped Mandarin […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Taste and discuss the Italian ‘Wines of Romeo & Juliet’ at The Cooperage in Honesdale on Feb. 2

Taste and discuss the Italian ‘Wines of Romeo & Juliet’ at The Cooperage in Honesdale on Feb. 2

From a press release: The American Wine Society will host a wine tasting and discussion called “The Wines of Romeo & Juliet” at The Cooperage in Honesdale on Thursday, Feb. 2 from 7 p.m. through 9 p.m. The tragic tale of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet takes place in the diverse Italian wine region known […]

 Rich Howells

POSH creates ‘Cupid’s Arrow’ Valentine’s Day dinner at Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 13

POSH creates ‘Cupid’s Arrow’ Valentine’s Day dinner at Scranton Cultural Center on Feb. 13

From a press release: Love is in the air, and POSH at the Scranton Club has planned a delicious spread for “The Menu” at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on Monday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. Hosted by Stephanie Longo of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, the theme, “Cupid’s Arrow,” will […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Pain of Wisdom Whisky Barrel Aged Barleywine by Søle Artisan Ales

Beer: Pain of Wisdom Brewery: Søle Artisan Ales Style: American Barleywine Age: 2016 ABV: 11.00% At the beginning of the month, we reviewed Mirkwood, an India Pale Ale fermented on cedar by Søle Artisan Ales, who are currently brewing at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston but moving to Easton soon. Today, as the days get […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Top 20 best beers and favorite breweries of 2016

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Top 20 best beers and favorite breweries of 2016

As I do every year, I’m breaking down my favorite beers that I’ve imbibed and reviewed on MBR in 2016. I’m keeping the series to three videos this time – the best beers, the best bang for your buck and most readily available beers, and the best breweries. We’ve got a lot to get through, […]

 Rich Howells

Peculiar Culinary Company selling seats fast to classy ramen noodle nights in Pittston Jan. 20-21

Peculiar Culinary Company selling seats fast to classy ramen noodle nights in Pittston Jan. 20-21

Ramen noodles may be seen by most Americans as an instant dinner for poor college students, but not after Peculiar Culinary Company is done with it. The Pittston-area catering and pop-up restaurant concept recently announced a much more high-class Peculiar Ramen Night set for Saturday, Jan. 21 at their home base (30 Center St., Hughestown), […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New Middle Eastern eatery Patti’s Pitas offers free samples at grand opening in Eynon on Jan. 19

New Middle Eastern eatery Patti’s Pitas offers free samples at grand opening in Eynon on Jan. 19

From a press release: Patti’s Pitas, a new Middle Eastern eatery, is holding a grand opening for its first branch on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 1 p.m. Patti’s Pitas (605 Scranton Carbondale Hwy., Eynon) brings a long craved for and fresh addition to the local community – an authentic Middle Eastern restaurant serving lunch and […]