Here's the scoop on a couple of hot spots.
The three Starters restaurants in the Bethlehem area have a special NFL menu for Sundays that includes conference team-themed burgers, cheesesteaks and entrees. You can get a classic cheesesteak representing the
At Starters Riverport, drink specials include $10 Coors Light 100-ounce beer towers, $5 bomb shots — a liquor-filled shot glass dropped inside another drink — and $75 bottle service, including a featured liquor and mixers delivered to your table
There are weekly prize giveaways, from T-shirts to VIP Red Bull soccer game passes. And DJ Fly keeps up the energy during commercials and between games.
Starters Riverport has the NFL Sunday Ticket on seven big screens and dozens of TVs. (
Starters Riverport is at 17 W. Second St. Starters Clubhouse is at 400 Illicks Mill Road and
Fegley's has the NFL Sunday Ticket and eight HDTV screens. Brew Works on the Green is at 3400 W. Tilghman St., Allentown. Info: 484-223-2020, http://www.thebrewworks.com.
ITALIAN TASTING AT THE VINEYARD
The Vineyard Restaurant, a family-run Italian restaurant in Fountain Hill since 1990, is launching its fall Italian Wine and Appetizer Tasting series at 4 p.m. Sept. 30. The price is $40 per person and reservations are suggested.
The event will feature Italian varietal wines selected by co-owner Maria DiMatteo. The wines will be paired with cold antipasto, fresh and aged Italian cheeses, old-fashioned panella bread, portobello pizza, cheese-stuffed eggplant and pasta in vodka sauce. Chef Pietro DiMatteo also will prepare desserts that will be served with an after-dinner liqueur.
The Vineyard Restaurant is at 605 Fiot St. Info: 610-867-2441, http://www.thevineyardrestaurant.net.
Lenora Dannelke is a freelance writer.