Thursday, September 22, 2011

Food Events @ Penn

Sausage Fest at Standard Tap

What: Standard Tap will be celebrating Oktoberfest with a wide selection of beers and wieners all week long. A mostly local selection of sausages--including D’Angelo’s of Philadelphia, Birchrun Hills Farm of Chester Springs, and Standard Tap's own special house-made sausage--will be sold at a wallet-friendly $5, along with festive local beers.
Where: 901 N. 2nd Street
When: Friday, September 23 - Thursday, September 29

Popped! Music Festival Food Bazaar - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

What: A community food celebration showcasing some of the city's best. Try pizza, gelato, a multitude of vegetarian items and much more!
Who: Nomad Pizza, Gigi & Big R, Cantina Dos Segundos, Jimmies Cupcakes, Cucina Zapata, Farm Fresh Lunch Truck, Sweetbox, and more
Where: Festival Moved from FDR Park; Food Bazaar Cancelled
When: Friday, September 23 - Saturday, September 24
Cost: Single day ticket $59.90. Visit for more information.

College Day

What: Beginning at 10 am, get into tons of museums and attractions for free with your student ID. Plus, snag great discounts on food. Then, head to Center City that evening for a free screening of the film 50/50 at the Popped! Music Festival. For more info, go here:
Where: various locations
When: Saturday, September 24

Girard Fest

What: Girard Fest 2011 celebrates the diversity and revitalization of Girard Avenue! Experience eclectic multi-genre music booked by Philly F/M Fest, numerous artists and crafters, the city's best food vendors, family fun, and more. For more info, go here:
Who: Call Me Cupcake truck, Zykal Water Ice, The Real Latin Flavor, Lil Dan’s Sandwiches, Chef Johnny Bravo’s Surf n Turf and Yumtown USA
Where: Girard Avenue between Front and 2nd Streets
When: Saturday, September 24, 12-8 pm

Birdies, Beers + Booze

What: MidAtlantic Restaurant & Tap Room is excited to host "Birdies, Beers + Booze" at MidAtlantic Restaurant & Tap Room. A multi-course fowl dinner, with beer and cocktail pairings from Dock Street Brewery & Philadelphia Distilling.
Where: MidAtlantic Restaurant
When: Thursday, September 29, 6pm
Cost: $35 for dinner, $25 for beer and cocktail pairings

Edible Books Party

What: Celebrate works of art inspired by books and created in kitchens. Edible books could show up as depictions of literary characters or scenes, interpretations of titles or themes, or sculptures of actual books. Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories, including "most punny," "most literal," and the "creative spirit award." All are welcome to join the festival to browse the library of edible titles or to contribute their own! To participate, please email Erin Gautsche ( by Sept. 30 for more information.
Where: Kelly Writers House
When: Wednesday, October 5, time TBD

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