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  • Jules @ Market

    PAUL F WESLEY

    Jules @ Market

    By Frank D. Quattrone Dining at Jules @ Market during a sudden torrential downpour can be quite a trip. Entertaining to the max. A delight for the senses. As your taste buds tingle with the sumptuous seafood banquet on your table, your ears perk... Read more

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  • Bowman's Tavern

    PAUL F WESLEY

    Bowman's Tavern

    When he purchased, updated, and breathed new life into Bowman’s Tavern ten years ago, owner James Seward vowed to “stress the integrity of the product and service to assure the return of twenty- to thirty percent of our customers.” Judging from... Read more

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  • Tony's Place

    Tony’s Place

    On a frigid day in the dead of winter, the parking lot at Tony’s Place was packed. We wondered what had lured so many mid-afternoon patrons to this modest eatery situated so close to the railroad tracks in a bustling patch of Ivyland. Could it be ... Read more

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  • Golden Pheasant

    PAUL F WESLEY

    Golden Pheasant Inn

    When a guest at an adjoining table politely asked if he could have a variation on a standard menu dish, server Annie Parise smiled brightly and said, without hesitation, “Of course, sir. No problem!”The silver-haired bartender who shares a surname... Read more

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    Pita Chip In Yardley

    Pita Chip, the Modern Middle Eastern quick-serve restaurant with locations on Temple University’s Campus and in University City, is finally ready to open their first suburban location — an expansive outpost located within the Oxford Oaks Shopping... Read more

  • Earl's

    Earl’s New American

    Now that Persephone has returned from the darkness and we slowly emerge from our pandemic cocoon, you owe yourself an outing — free from the trappings of Everyday. That means a trip to Peddler’s Village. Recently named the top tourist destination... Read more

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  • Descendents

    PAUL F WESLEY

    Descendants Brewing Company

    In its own quiet way, Descendants Brewing Company at the Old Ship Inn is making history. Located in the charming borough of Milford, New Jersey, Descendants is the first new brewery in the state—since Prohibition!—to brew beer for consumption on... Read more

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  • Pineville chef

    Pineville Rising!

    When the Pineville Tavern launches its new winter menu this January, Bucks County foodies won’t have far to travel to experience a top chef who has been celebrated in the regional and national press for the past two decades. Matthew Levin, the... Read more

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    Café Antonio

    You don’t have to fly to Italy to find a great Italian meal. Save your euros and drive to Café Antonio instead. Last April the popular Morrisville dining haven won the 2018 Bucks Happening List award, voted in by customers, for “Best Italian... Read more

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  • Isaac Newton's

    PAUL F WESLEY

    Isaac Newton

    From the apple serving as an apostrophe at the end of the restaurant’s name, to the proliferation of apples popping up on tables and gazing down at you from photos on the wall, you just know you’re in for some “Fun Food and Drink,” as Isaac... Read more

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  • Pineville Tavern

    PAUL F WESLEY

    Pineville Tavern

    As we approached Pineville Tavern for our first dining adventure at the landmark restaurant, we lined up behind a veritable parade of waiting cars. Was it a special occasion? In a way it was, as Tuesdays have become Lobster Night at the venerable... Read more

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  • Heirloom Restaurant

    Paul Wesley

    Heirloom Restaurant

    Heirloom: It’s something treasured, handed down lovingly from generation to generation. It’s also the perfect name for the intimate, unadorned restaurant located next door to Quinoa, a lively Mexican eatery, both within view of Doylestown’s... Read more

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  • Tewksbury Inn

    Paul Wesley

    Tewksbury Inn

    Even on a night when a major summer storm turned umbrellas inside-out and flooded nearby streets and byways, guests poured in to enjoy a Saturday evening repast at charming Tewksbury Inn. The venerable stagecoach inn in the equine heart of ... Read more

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  • Trattoria Rosa Bianca

    Paul Wesley

    Trattoria Rosa Bianca

    Now that the pandemic has begun to fade into the rear-view, people long-shuttered are venturing out again to their favorite haunts, including our local restaurants. Some have suffered badly over the past year, while others, somehow, have more than... Read more

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  • The Deck

    PAUL F WESLEY

    The Deck

    The Deck Dining out these days can be a cornucopia of surprises—hopefully, most of them pleasant. That was certainly the case on our first visit to The Deck, the charming gastropub situated by the Delaware just behind New Hope’s vaunted Bucks... Read more

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    Looking for that quintessential Bucks County Inn, fine Italian restaurant or the best smoked ribs? Let Bucks County Magazine help you find it. And, be sure you check out our dining and food section featuring some fine chefs and restaurants with taste. Read more

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  • Wholly Crepe

    PAUL F WESLEY

    Wholly Crepe!

    “Perfectly imperfect” is how Eric Wieczorek, owner of Wholly Crepe! describes his creations. When pushed to explain, he says, “Every crepe is made by hand. Every crepe rolled and filled by hand.” And “by hand” he means himself—and he alone... Read more

  • Different Abilities

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    Different Abilities Bakery

    Bucks County is known for its many attractions. High on the list are its destination-worthy bakeries. They not only get us going in the morning with their freshly brewed coffees and tantalizing scones and muffins, but they also sweeten our day... Read more

  • Adel Bensalem

    PAUL F WESLEY

    Middle Eastern Delights

    O.K, so you use salt and pepper when cooking—and hopefully, extra virgin olive oil. Perhaps you’ve even been seasoning some of your dishes with cumin, coriander, pimentón or ginger and feeling savvy about spices. But have you tried sumac? Zaartar?... Read more

  • Cocktails

    PAUL F WESLEY

    Cool Summer Cocktails

    Fifteen years ago Kristopher Kwant began brewing beer with his dad out of their shared passion for a good brewski. It was only to be a hobby. Instead Kris’s beer started gaining recognition in micro-brewing circles. Not long after, he was winning... Read more

  • Deli

    Paul Wesley

    Borscht Belt In Stockton

    What’s a nice Italian chef doing opening up a Jewish delicatessen in our area? Everything—from creating its menu to cooking its food, to designing its decor and to turning it into a community go-to place for great, comfort food. Still, he has no... Read more

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    Saucy Goodies

    Since age eight Arlene Hayden has cooked and baked, and she offers her homemade canned foods, baked goods and her amazing sauce at Goodies at the Doylestown Farmers’ Market... Read more

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    PAUL F WESLEY

    Wrapped Flavor

    Ask Julius Facenda about comfort food and he’ll tell you the best ones come in small packages. Like little presents, each of his comes wrapped in its own handcrafted covering. To be more precise, Julius’ wrappings are deliciously edible. He blends... Read more

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    Culinary Captivators

    Some have a blue tint to them. Others display petals that lean on the rosy side or burst into a brilliant bouquet of sunset orange. Still others are more sedate hiding in their mass of creamy browns or grays. A few are scruffy looking and globe-... Read more

  • A Garden for Dad

    A Garden For Dad

    When Vincent Gisoldi thought he would not be able to maintain a vegetable garden due to knee and shoulder problems, his son Vincent Jr. found a way to keep his father’s passion alive Read more

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    Drink what You Like

    It was while hiking through the vineyards in the hills of Mongardino in the Piedmont region of Italy that Mike Conti’s love of wine was first ignited. He was with his great-grandmother, Nonna. Though she didn’t speak English and he didn’t know a... Read more

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    Mixing It Up

    Cole Porter immortalized them in song. Ogden Nash sang their praises in his poem “A Drink with Something in It.” In “Sex and The City,” Carrie Bradshaw introduced the Cosmo to women everywhere, while Don Draper in “Mad Men” turned to more than one... Read more

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    Fear of Sautéing

    In his much-acclaimed book “How to Cook Everything The Basics,” Mark Bittman defines sautéing as “cooking food in a skillet with some oil or butter (usually at least a couple of tablespoons) to brown it on the outside, while keeping it tender and... Read more

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    Spicing It Up

    Good food starts with good ingredients. But even the freshest, local ingredients, like a pastured-raised egg, grass-fed beef or freshly picked asparagus, can have its flavor profile raised with a shake of salt, a few grinds of black pepper or a... Read more