Philly Beer Week Brings 10 Days of Beer and Food Events to the Suburbs

PLUS: Verdad Restaurant and Tequila Bar’s Nick Farina preps to launch a taco truck this fall, Night Market returns to Philly and more.

On Tap

Philly Beer Week, the highly acclaimed, 10-day celebration throughout the city and its suburbs, is back for its sixth year. expect hundreds of festivals, pairing dinners, brewery tours, pub crawls, tastings and meet-the-brewer nights. events run May 31-June 9.

Fresh Meat

Honey Brook’s Wyebrook Farm wants to educate locals on the art of butchery. Upcoming nose-to-tail pig- butchering demonstrations are slated for June 2 and 16, with a goat course on the agenda for June 30. Classes are limited and cost $80 per person. For more information, visit

Eat Street

The Food Trust revives the popular Night Market street festival for its third season. Neighborhood food-truck takeovers on the horizon for 2013 include June 20 at West Oak Lane, Aug. 15 on South Street, and Chinatown in October. Events feature food vendors, art and live music. In other mobile-food news, Verdad Restaurant and Tequila Bar chef/ owner Nick Farina successfully met his $8,000 fundraising goal to help start his Bryn Mawr-based taco truck, courtesy of the crowdfunding service, lucky ant. expect to see it roaming the area this fall. 

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