What: Every Friday and Saturday throughout the month of April, Guillermo Pernot of Cuba Libre wil open the late-night "Empanada Alley". The converted kitchen space, reminiscent of a bodega, a quick-service restaurant, will offer hot crispy empanadas and refreshing non-alcoholic drinks. You can find Pernot's makeshift bodega at the cobble-stoned alley behind Cuba Libre.
Where: 10 South 2nd Street
When: Fridays and Saturdays in April, from midnight to 3am
Cost: Empanadas are $3 each
2nd Annual Fishtown Chili Cookoff
What: Sketch Burger, East Girard Gastropub, The Pickled Heron, Interstate Drafthouse, Frankford Hall, Brindle Cafe, Loco Pez, Murph’s, Barcade & Soup Kitchen Cafe and fifteen amateur contestants will be competing for the title of Philly's best chili! Sample and vote for the best chili. While enjoying beer from Philadelphia Brewing Company and St. Benjamin’s Brewing and bread provided by Fishtown’s own Metropolitan Bakery.
Where: 2424 E York Street
When: March 25, 1-4pm
What: Celebrate Annunciation Day like a Swede! Meaning, eat waffles, lots of waffles. The American Swedish Historical Museum for some yummy waffles, with a side of Scandinavian history.
Where: 900 Pattison Avenue
When: Sunday, March 25th, 11am-3pm
Cost: $10 for waffles, drinks and museum admission
Thursday, March 22, 2012