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March 7, 2013

The 2013 Fishtown Chili Cookoff Set To Return For Its Third Year, Sunday, March 24

The Fishtown Neighbors Association will be hosting their third-annual Fishtown Chili Cookoff on Sunday, March 24 from 1-4 p.m. This year’s event will feature 10 amateur cooks along with area restaurants Loco Pez, Sketch Burger, Barcade, Lloyd, East Girard Gastropub, Interstate Drafthouse, Fishtown Tavern, Cedar Point Bar and Kitchen. Philadelphia Brewing Company and Neshaminy Brewing […]

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November 13, 2012

Meritage To Host A “Curry Showdown” Dinner, Wednesday, November 14

Join the crew of Meritage this Wednesday evening, November 14 for a special Curry Showdown. Chef Anne Coll has challenged her kitchen crew to see who can make the best curry dish. You get to decide. Will it be Sous Chef Adam Ratmoko, using his Indonesian background to take on Muhgul Curried Berkshire Pork Carnitas? Chef de Partie Julia Resnitsky, who learned Indian cooking from her mother-in-law and will make Kashmiri Red Lamb Curry? Or Chef Coll, doing her signature “white girl” Kaffir Lime Curry Seafood Pot? You decide. Call (215) 985-1922 for reservations. [Meritage]

October 25, 2012

The Cambridge To Host A Chili Cook-Off, Sunday, November 4: Live Music, 12 Pumpkin Beers And Homemade Chili

South Street’s The Cambridge is getting ready to host heir first annual Chili Cook-Off next weekend, Sunday, November 4, and they’re inviting home cooks to show off their spicy/sweet/meaty/vegetarian ladled creations. In addition to loading up on bowls topped with sour cream and cornbread, event-goers can enjoy two dozen pumpkin beer varieties and live tunes […]

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October 10, 2012

The Third Annual “Cheesesteak Challenge” Returns To Sansom Street This Sunday, October 14

Start saving room. Square 1682 is hosting the third annual “Cheesesteak Challenge: High Steaks” block party this Sunday, October 14 from 2–5 p.m. Salute Philadelphia’s signature dish while benefiting local public schools through The Philadelphia Academies (a charity dedicated to Philly public school students). $25 admission gets you unlimited tastes from cheesesteaks around the city, all […]

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October 2, 2012

The American Swedish Historical Museum To Host The Third Annual Great Meatball Match Up This Sunday, October 7

One of the tastiest comfort foods of fall is meatballs, especially of the delicious Swedish variety. Happily, the American Swedish Historical Museum is hosting its third annual Great Meatball Match Up this Sunday, October 7, a year competition for amateur and professional chefs co-presented by the South Philly Review. Attendees and local contestants will be […]

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September 5, 2012

Reminder: The Northern Liberties Music Fest And A Full Plate Cafe Rib Cook-Off Hit Liberty Lands Park This Saturday, September 8

It’s back: the famous Northern Liberties Music Fest, followed by the A Full Plate Rib Cook-off. This Saturday, September 8, as we mentioned a few weeks ago, the double whammy of an event in Northern Liberties returns to Liberty Lands Park. Head out for fantastic ribs prepared by individual and restaurant contestants, plus the commemorative, […]

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July 9, 2012

The 4th Annual Pizza Olympics Returns To South Philly With Live Music, Raffles And Pizza From More Than 15 Vendors, Thursday, July 19

In the spirit of the London games, Philadelphia offers local pizzerias a chance to go for the gold. From 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, Penn’s Landing Caterers will host their fourth annual Pizza Olympics, sponsored by The South Philly Review. Sample pizza from more than 15 different vendors who will be fighting for first […]

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June 20, 2012

Ommegang Brewery To Host Third Annual Hop Chef Competition With Top Philadelphia Chefs At World Cafe Live, July 10

Ommegang Brewery and World Cafe Live pair up for this year’s third annual Hop Chef Competition featuring some of Philly’s most respected and creative chefs going head-to-head to showcase their culinary talents, Tuesday, July 10. Stepping into the kitchen for the food and brew mash-up is one helluva lineup featuring Joe Cicala of Le Virtu, […]

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May 22, 2012

Chef Jen Carroll To Compete In A Live Cook-Off For Top Chef: The Tour In Love Park, Wednesday, May 30

Things heat up in Love Park next week as Top Chef All Stars and Season 6 contestant Chef Jen Carroll squares off against fellow Top Chef contender, Eli Kirshtein (we think), Wednesday, May 30 (Kirshtein is mentioned as Carroll’s contender on both Eater and Foobooz; however, Bravo has Ashley Merriman as her competitor). Part of […]

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May 3, 2012

The Philadelphia Sandwich Experiment Set For This Sunday, May 6

If you’re a home cook who has a passion for inventing original recipes and enjoys playing with your food maybe a little more than eating it, then consider competing in an exciting national cook-off. Returning for its second year in a 16-city national tour sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery, The Food Experiments makes a pit stop […]

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