Get your stink on

The Morning Call - - GO GUIDE - — Jen­nifer Sheehan

Pack the breath mints: It’s gar­lic time.

Head north to the 25th an­nual Po­cono Gar­lic & Har­vest Fes­ti­val, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 31 to Sept. 1 at Shawnee Moun­tain

Ski Area, East Strouds­burg.

First, there’s the food. You’ll find ev­ery­thing from sa­vory to sweet and full of gar­lic:

Here are just a few to whet your ap­petite:

Bull & Bear Restau­rant (Al­len­town) will have gar­li­claced spanako­pita; gy­ros; grape leaves, in­clud­ing gar­lic-laced lamb and beef gy­ros.

Sweet sum­mer corn roasted on-site and smoth­ered with fresh gar­lic but­ter.

Sycamore Grille (Delaware Wa­ter Gap) will have its fa­mous roasted gar­lic crab cakes, gar­lic­drenched fries, roasted gar­lic and cheese risotto cro­quettes, Parme­san andgar­lic wings, sausage and chicken soup.

Ducky’s Sno Shaved Ice Shaved ice with a wide ar­ray of fla­vors, in­clud­ing gar­lic.

The 6th An­nual Gar­lic Eat­ing Con­test will be held at 2:30 p.m. both days, with first- and sec­ond-place prizes awarded to those who can eat the most gar­lic in one minute. (Sign-up is no later than 1:30 p.m each day and the first 10 con­tes­tants will be ac­cepted.)

You’ll also find a va­ri­ety of craft ven­dors sell­ing gar­lic­themed pot­tery and paint­ings. There will also be live mu­sic fea­tured on the main stage and strolling the fes­ti­val grounds, ed­u­ca­tional demon­stra­tions, and plenty of chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties.

How much: $9, $15 for both days in ad­vance for adults; $12.50, $17 for both days at the door, adults; $7.50, $15 for both days, chil­dren 5 to 12 in ad­vance; $8.50, $17 for both days at the door; un­der 5 free.

Info: https:// po­cono-gar­lic-har­vest-fes­ti­val


The An­nual Po­cono Gar­lic Fes­ti­val re­turns Aug. 31 to Sept. 1 at Shawnee Moun­tain.

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