Bucks County

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Category: Food + Drink

10 Farmers Markets to Visit in Bucks County

by Christina Cordaro on January 15, 2021

Bucks County is recognized for its historic towns and main streets, iconic landmarks and scenic farms and landscapes. It is a destination that locals are fortunate to call home. Looking for ways to support local businesses in the community? Many farms in Bucks County have their own markets that you can shop and visit right on site. All of these markets feature a variety of local products…

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5 Times to Take-Out in Bucks County

by Alex & Taylor of Bucks County Bites on January 8, 2021

As the weather becomes colder and COVID-19 cases remain on the rise, we are finding ourselves ordering take-out more frequently. With so many restaurants in the Bucks County area, the options for take-out seem endless. Lucky for you, we have curated a list of our top 5 take-out spots that are sure to provide you with a great, at-home dining experience. 1. Oishi or KO Modern Korean Cuisine Oishi…

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How to Hit ALL 40 Sweet Spots Trail Locations in 3 Days

by Brittany Brown on August 18, 2020

By now, you are probably familiar with the Visit Bucks County Sweet Spots Trail, a list of more than 40 locations that are sure to satisfy your taste buds. When you download the Sweet Spots Trail Passport to your phone and visit 5 locations you are able to win a free plush of Visit Bucks County’s mascot, Bucky! Following the Trail is an excellent way to get a tour of Bucks County, since it winds…

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Pairing History with Pints: Second Sin Brewing Company + Historic Bristol Borough

by Jennifer Rogers on August 4, 2020

Spend some time in the sun before you stop by Second Sin Brewing along the Bucks County Ale Trail for a cold pint in historic Bristol Borough to take in the beautiful waterfront. (And while you’re there, don’t miss one of the only Harriet Tubman statues in America!) Did you know that the history of Bristol Borough dates back several centuries? Bristol’s first European settlers arrived more than…

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D.I.Y. Summer Cocktails using Bucks County Spirits

by Bucky on July 13, 2020

Road Trip The contrasting tastes of sweet tea and spicy jalapeno combine in this whiskey drink named after one of the best parts of summer – taking road trips through Bucks County! Ingredients: 1.5 oz of Hewn Spirits Rye Whiskey 1 slice of fresh jalapeno pepper 8 oz Peach Iced Tea 2 pumps of Rose Geranium hydrosol 2 edible flowers Ice Directions: Pour whiskey into tumbler, add one slice of fresh…

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Where to Find Cocktails To-Go in Bucks County, Part II

by Christina Cordaro on July 7, 2020

Restaurants and bars are now open for dine-in service outdoors, some indoors too, but with occupancy limits and specific guidelines. If you are still hesitant about being out in public or if you just want to get out and the weather is permitting, there is still an option to support local by taking food and cocktails to-go at several local establishments, like the ones below… 5. Cosmos Restaurant &…

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Pairing History with Pints: Playwicki Farm & Moss Mill Brewing Company

by Jennifer Rogers on June 23, 2020

I know what you are thinking -- you are tired of sitting out back, barbecuing with an ice-cold drink in hand. Well, I am here to tell you that instead of hanging out back, why not visit a local historic park, appreciate all that Bucks County has to offer, and stop at a Bucks County brewery or distillery on your way home? Playwicki Farm, a 110-acre historic park located in Feasterville, has been…

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Take Your Pick at The Hickory Stick

by Brittany Brown on June 20, 2020

The Hickory Stick is a small family business based in an old German schoolhouse in Perkasie. It re-opened in 2019 under Laura & Tom Devlin’s ownership and is one of the newest additions to the Bucks County Sweet Spots Trail! Originally, Laura was working for Dairy Queen when she lost her daughter, Mia’s, father. It always brought back a smile to her face seeing all the kids get ice cream at DQ…

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Where to Find Cocktails To-Go in Bucks County, Part I

by Christina Cordaro on June 12, 2020

As of May 21, take-out cocktails are legal to purchase in Pennsylvania. House Bill 327 is designed to help restaurants, bars and hotels that continue to struggle during the coronavirus pandemic since they needed to shut down their dine-in services. Lucky for us, now, thirsty patrons can safely sip their favorite beverages to-go! Find a beverage at one of these local establishments… 1. Buckingham…

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Bucks County Sweet Spots Trail: Making Our Community A Little Bit Sweeter During a Crisis

by Brittany Brown on May 30, 2020

One of the sweetest things about Bucks County are all of the treats that it has to offer. Spread throughout the County are dozens of local businesses who are waiting to provide you with the perfect remedies to quell your sweet tooth. Last year, Visit Bucks County (VBC) launched the Bucks County Sweet Spots Trail, a list of places that sell sweets for you and your family and friends to turn it into…

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