Monday, September 24 2018 11:33

Food News / October 2018

Written by County Lines Magazine

A few of our favorite things to share this month about local food and drink.

Pharm Fresh

Bring farm to city with Philly Farm & Food Festival on October 28. Join nearly 200 farmers and producers and eat the best of locally grown and crafted foods. Satisfy your craving with vendors like Weckerly’s Ice Cream and Epic Pickles. Whet your whistle in the Beer Garden or get educated about Pennsylvanian agriculture at PF3 Kitchen’s exhibits. And kids will love hayrides, pumpkin picking and alpacas from local farms. 11–4 p.m. 4500 S. Broad St., Philadelphia.


A Taste! of Fame

Ever wanted to dine with the stars? Now you can with TASTE! Philadelphia Festival, October 1921 at Valley Forge Casino Resorts. Sample the finest in wine, spirits and gourmet foods along with the talents of local chefs and culinary personalities. Book VIP seats for celebrity cooking demos. And eat lobster fritters with Chefs Kev D and Eddie G of The Great Food Truck Race, drink wine with Top Chef’s Fabio Viviani and more. Tickets at


You Are What You Wheat

Taste wheat the way nature intended with The Heritage Flour Baking Company’s baked goods, created from ancient “heritage” grains—all-natural, GMO-free and bursting with pure, organic flavor. Plus, these ancient grains are healthier, more nutritious and easier to digest! Find Heritage Flour’s delicious European pastries at farmers markets in Malvern, Eagleview, Downingtown and Upper Merion. Or DIY and bring their wholesome treats home with pre-made cake, pancake and baking mixes. Order online at


In High Spirits

Looking for a new spot that boasts all-natural booze? Tour Pennsylvania Distilling Company for old-fashioned, handcrafted spirits made with locally sourced ingredients and where the brother-in-law owners follow authentic “grain-to-glass” principles. Sip specialty cocktails like the Main Line Express in the tasting room or at the hand-built bar, made of repurposed local barn wood. Or sample their homemade spirits, including artisan dry gin, gold rum and white rye whiskey. Visit at 50 Three Tun Rd., Malvern.


Well Read, Well Fed

Philadelphia’s culinary scene is finally getting its just desserts. Local author Irene Levy Baker spent over 25 years eating her way through Philly’s restaurants to write Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia. Discover sweet and spicy stories of 90 eateries, including a secret restaurant that began in a backyard tent and the love story of two chocolatiers. Get the inside scoop on snagging reservations at trendy restaurants, where to spot celebs and more. At independent bookstores and


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