Seeing that it's First Friday in Old City, you might drop in - on the early side - to the month-old Menagerie Coffee (18 S. Third St.) not only for a snack and a single-origin coffee from roasters Ceremony and Dogwood Coffee but for a look-see at the woodwork by Niko Dyshniku and Brian Osborne.
The front counter is an old bowling lane and the tables in the front were sliced from the black walnut tree that used to sit in the shop's backyard. Treat yourself to a cold-brew iced coffee of the Neon espresso blend from Dogwood. It's open till 7 p.m., but opens early on weekends.
How about this apple? You've had those electric-red candy apples and those caramel apples. Pennsylvania General Store is ramping up the caramel apple. It takes a Granny Smith, dips it in caramel and then - wait, wait - rolls it in another fall flavor: crushed Sweetzel’s spiced wafers. Drizzles of white chocolate complete the picture. They're $5.99 each.
That's one gigantic taco. Marking National Taco Day (that's Friday, Oct. 4), the Margaritas chain - locally in Lansdale and Langhorne - is bringing back its Taco Gigante - a two-pound goliath that's built on a crispy 12-inch tortilla shell and stuffed with lettuce, refried beans, Mexican rice, seasoned chicken, taco beef, pork carnitas, bacon, salsa fresca, cheese, queso sauce. crema, pickled jalapenos, picante sauce and hacienda sauce for $9.99.