Trendy pop-up restaurants deliver a movable feast to diverse locales, and
Hook, who has worked in New York and Paris with such illustrious chefs as Alain Ducasse and Jean-Georges Vongerichten, is a restaurant consultant and food photographer for http://www.eater.com. His flexible H2O Kitchen pop-up operation brings dining experiences to restaurants and homes. For this event, Hook will be joined in the kitchen by colleague George Sabatino, executive chef at Philadelphia's Stateside restaurant. Sabatino was recently recognized as "Best of Philly 2012 Chef" by Philadelphia Magazine.
The BYOB dinner takes place in a second-floor great-room event space inspired by a medieval Irish castle. The nine-course menu features sophisticated renditions of pork cheek tartine, beef tartare, butternut risotto, country ham rillette, foie gras veloute, chestnut cavatelli, dry-aged rib-eye, reblochon and pot de crème. The cost is $95, not including tax or gratuities. Advance payment is required and can be made by calling Donegal Square. Attendance will be capped at 40 guests.
Donegal Square is at 534 Main St., Bethlehem. Info: 610-866-3244, http://www.donegalsquare.com.
IT'S SHOWTIME AT BUCKEYE TAVERN
Sensing that people were hungry for entertainment on Sundays,
Upcoming shows include Erik Kearns, a singing impressionist who covers everyone from Sinatra to
Buckeye Tavern is at 3741 Brookside Road,
Lenora Dannelke is a freelance writer.