Quick Bites: Food as art, peach weekend, local-food classes

Quick Bites: Food as art, peach weekend, local-food classes

Have a York County food-related item to submit for Quick Bites? Email the information to food editor Mel Barber at mbarber@yorkdispatch.com.   First Friday: August begins with a Sidewalk Sale theme from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday in downtown York City. Several restaurants will offer special discounts, Central Market stand will be open late, and merchants will have free refreshments for shoppers. At The Parliament, 116 E. King St., a food-themed...

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Blues & Brews is back with an all-you-can-eat menu

Blues & Brews is back with an all-you-can-eat menu

The annual Blues & Brews event returns to the grounds of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire for two sessions of all-you-can-eat food, beer and sangria, and live music. The festival menu features hard shell crabs, crab soup, steamed shrimp, brisket, hot dogs, potato salad, coleslaw, pasta salad, hush puppies, fresh fruit and dessert. Unlimited food and drinks — Swashbuckler Brewing Co. beer and Mount Hope Winery Sangria Punch — are...

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Food for Fines program at York County Libraries

Food for Fines program at York County Libraries

The York County Libraries will accept donations of nonperishable food items to reduce library fines in July. Each canned or boxed item a library patron donates will eliminate $1 from his or her fines for overdue materials. Suggested donations include cereal, pasta, soup, rice, beans, macaroni and cheese, juice, peanut butter, canned tuna, and canned fruits and vegetables. Do not bring in out-of-date food or dented or rusted cans. The donations...

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Passport to Flavors explores Pakistani cuisine

Passport to Flavors explores Pakistani cuisine

The YorKitchen Passport to Flavors series will serve the cuisine of Pakistan at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 28, in the production kitchen at Central Market, 34 W. Clarke Ave., York. The meal will feature a menu of: Appetizer: Pakoray (spinach, onions, potatoes dipped in chip-pea flour batter and spices) Salad Course: Green Salad with Raita (yogurt, onions, salt and pepper, and cucumber) Intermezzo: Turkey kebab (ground meat patty with onions,...

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History Untapped pours specialty brews

History Untapped pours specialty brews

History Untapped: An Artisan Beer Affair, the annual York County Heritage Trust beer festival, features samples from about three dozen breweries as well as food from a handful of local restaurants and shops. The party lasts from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the Agricultural & Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess St., York. Tickets are $65 and are available through an Eventbrite link on the heritage trust website or in person at the...

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Tasting parties at Flinchbaugh’s, Brown’s

Tasting parties at Flinchbaugh’s, Brown’s

Feeling hungry? Like trying locally made products? Flinchbaugh’s and Brown’s will hook you up on two Saturdays in June. The first is free; the second is a $10 ticketed event.   It’s All Local Tasting Party Bring an empty stomach to Flinchbaugh’s Orchard and Farm Market on Saturday, June 7, for this event. Visitors can fill up on free samples of products made in York, Lancaster and Lebanon counties from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...

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