Dining & Food


Acacia Restaurant

Hands down, it was the best meal we’ve had all year. Considering how often Eve and I dine out, that’s a supreme compliment. Guaranteed, it will not be our last visit to Acacia Restaurant, an unpretentious yet sophisticated BYOB in Lawrenceville...



But, as might be expected, guests are drawn to a restaurant more for its food than its décor, and here too Earl’s New American excels. That’s because the chef has fully embraced the new approach, transforming Earl’s menu from fine American... more

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Although it was constructed in 1865, you could call it the new kid on the block and be correct. We’re talking here of the Mansion Inn (aka Royal T’s at the Mansion), the stunning Baroque Victorian manor house that has served New Hope as a private... more

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Now I know it’s winter, and I know you’re going to tell me that apples are a fall fruit. Well, yes and no. True, apples begin appearing in early fall. However, their growing season continues a tad before Thanksgiving. And apples just may be... more

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Recipes from a colonial dinner like the one served in our story "Bucks County Christmas Past," which appears in the Winter 2012/13 issue on page 68. more

Dec 12, 2012 12:03 PM Dining & Food

On an icy Monday winter’s night, when most sensible people were at home keeping cozy and warm, Eve and I were stunned to see the parking lot at Plumsteadville Inn packed with cars. Some guests were laughing as they entered the doors... more

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Villa Borolo

Photography by Paul Wesley

Chef Lo doesn’t go slow. The guy navigates with some sort of cafe-dar: a mechanism, instinct, or what-have-you that allows him to simultaneously scope out everything that’s happening in his empire. more

Jun 19, 2012 1:10 PM Dining & Food

No matter how you slice it, pizza has to be America’s favorite food. Forget about apple pie. On average, every man, woman and child in America eats 46 slices, or 23 pounds, of pizza per year. In their lifetime, each will devour at least 6,000 slices. more

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It exudes Old World Italian family warmth. No surprise there. After all, chef-owner Robert Angelaccio named his cozy eatery after his dear mother, Annabella. She taught him, a fourth-generation Italian, the basics of Italian cooking right there... more

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There are a bevy of outstanding Italian restaurants in and around Newtown, Bucks County's charming and original county seat. So what is it about Osteria Vecchia that has earned it the top spot on Trip Advisor, more

Sep 29, 2014 6:57 PM Dining & Food

here's something about an old country inn that makes you want to sit back, relax and linger with a glass of wine or a cup of tea and imagine what life really felt like before the intrusion of cell phones and the incessant drone of cable TV. more

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The Golden Pheasant is the quintessential Bucks County Inn, nestled between the poetic expanse of the Delaware River and the quiet beauty of the Delaware Canal. The sturdy fieldstone structure, built in 1857 as a stopover for canal bargeman and other more

Sep 13, 2013 3:58 PM Dining & Food

Here’s one of our cardinal rules for dining out: it’s much better to be delighted by an unexpectedly great meal than simply satisfied by one you know will be good. In that spirit, I can definitely say that we were delighted by our dining experience a more

Dec 12, 2012 11:14 AM

Strawberry Festival


Find your berry bliss at the 39th Annual Strawberry Festival! Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.. Shops are open until 8 pm on Saturday! rain or shine. Admission and parking are free. Indulge in the Village-wide strawberry celebration along the winding paths, sprawling gardens, unique shops and the new Strawberry Fields Fun Area! Admission and parking are free.

Celebrate Bucks County Wine Month this June!

Wine Month

Sometimes celebrations are just too big for one day – or even a weekend. Bucks County Wine Month is one of those events. Join the eight wineries of the Bucks County Wine Trail throughout the month of June. Each winery will kick off the celebration – and keep the fun going – in its own way. In addition to award-winning wine at family-owned wineries, guests can try a variety of specialty tastings and pairings, sample new wine releases, hear live music and more to celebrate Bucks County Wine Month. What’s happening? Crossing Vineyards and Winery In honor of National Cupcake Lover’s Day, Crossing is offering its popular Pairing Wine and Cupcakes on Saturday, June 17. Enjoy a tasting of Crossing Vineyards’ award-winning wines paired with a selection of five sensational mini cupcakes. Cost is $35 per person. On Father’s Day (June 18), Crossing is offering Lunch in the Vineyard for Dads at noon. Treat your Dad to wine, lunch and fun at the vineyard. Cost is $55 plus tax and includes a guided wine tasting and tour followed by a hearty lunch with a glass of wine. Reservations are necessary. Kick off summer on Friday, June 23 with live music from The Beach Boys Tribute Band, Still Surfin’ beginning at 7 p.m. The concert will be held rain or shine. Bring a lawn chair. Advance ticket purchases are suggested. Admission $15, $20 at the gate. All ticket sales are final.Wine and cheese is available for purchase. No outside beverages are permitted. Rushland Ridge Vineyard and Winery In honor of National Cheese Day, Rushland Ridge will be serving wine and cheese on Sunday, June 4. Unami Ridge Winery Unami Ridge will offer live music on yet to be determined dates in celebration of Bucks County Wine Month. The winery will also release a new wine, a semi-sweet red called “Reformation Red,” in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Other Bucks County Wine Trail members, Buckingham Valley Vineyards, Peace Valley Winery, Rose Bank Winery, Sand Castle Winery and Wycombe Vineyards are still finalizing Bucks County Wine Month events. Stay tuned for more details!

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