Sample the specialties of the county’s fertile fields and artisans of edibles on a five-hour guided tour, including transportation and lunch. Book the Mixed Bag of Bucks Tour for the maximum delectable diversity. $95.
(215) 598-3979, buckscountyfoodtours.com.
The owner of Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Philly and King of Prussia pays homage to the flavors and family recipes from her native New Orleans. Don’t-miss dishes include Mamére’s crab cheesecake, gumbo yaya and jambalaya. The 125-year-old stone church setting is spectacular. Entrées $25-$30.
15 S. Main St., New Hope; (215) 862-7044, marshabrownrestaurant.com.
Set in a lovingly restored 250-year-old farmhouse, this anything-but-snooty tearoom is family-friendly (there’s even a kids’ tea). Everything—from the scones to the sandwiches to the sweets— is homemade. Tea service $6.95-$18.95.
301 W. Butler Ave., Chalfont; (215) 997-8441, thetalkingteacup.com.
For those who can’t take the heat, this is kinder, gentler fare. The tandoori mixed grill is a real feast. Extensive vegetarian menu, too.
$15.95-$19.95. 64 W. State St., Doylestown; (215) 489-9101, crosscultureindiancuisine.net.