Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Philly Food Events

3rd Annual Cheesesteak Challenge
WHAT: Gourmet cheesesteaks by great chefs. Band. Beer and free Smartwater. Benefits Philadelphia Academies. Lisa Nutter will speak as well. Who doesn’t love a deliciously spirited event to benefit Philadelphia’s public school students while fostering community and celebrating culinary excellence?
WHERE: 121 S. 17th Street; block party on Sansom Street between 16th & 17th Streets
WHEN: Sunday, October 14, 2-5pm
COST: $17 via CityEats deal (admission, cheesesteaks, two beers); $25 at the door

Meet Philly Chef Jose Garces
WHAT: Philly's own Iron Chef Jose Garces will be signing copies of his brand new cookbook, The Latin Road Home: Savoring the Foods of Ecuador, Spain, Cuba, Mexico, and Peru. Chef Garces owns and operates fifteen restaurants in five cities, including local favorites such as Amada, Tinto, Village Whiskey and Distrito.
WHERE: Penn Bookstore
WHEN: Thursday, October 11, 6-8 pm
COST: Free

Nutella Food Truck
WHAT: stop by it’s daily location to get a free sample of the chocolate hazelnut spread. While the truck is giving away waffles and bread to accompany the samples, feel free to BYO croissants, bananas, Oreos or anything edible. Or not edible, if you just want to bring a giant spoon, thats cool too. They will also be selling T-shirts and some other Nutella merchandise. More information here.
WHERE/WHEN: Monday, October 8 | 111 South Independence Mall (Historic District) | 7am – 12pm
Tuesday, October 9 | 1735 Market St (Mellon Bank Center) | 7am – 12pm
Wednesday, October 10 | Temple University (1801 North Broad St) | 7am – 12pm
Thursday, October 11 | Reading Terminal Market (51 North 12 St) | 7am – 12pm
Friday, October 12 | 1650 Market St (Liberty Place Center City) | 7am – 12pm
Saturday, October 13 | near Franklin Field for UPENN vs Columbia Football game (235 South 33rd St) | 9am – 2pm
COST: Free

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