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Philadelphia | September 10, 2014

THE BURGER IS BACK! Philadelphia magazine is hosting the 2nd annual Battle of the Burger presented by Amstel Light and it’s up to YOU to decide which burgers will make it to the final competition on September 10th! The top 20 restaurants will battle it out live at the Battle of the Burger. Philadelphia magazine’s Battle of the Burger is a huge cook-off where guests can sample an unlimited amount of all 20 burgers, enjoy refreshing Amstel Light and vote for their favorite burger. Additional restaurants will also participate in the event by serving side dishes and desserts. PLUS attendees will be able to enjoy music, games, activities and more! At the end of the evening, votes will be tallied and one restaurant will be crowned the ultimate winner of Philadelphia magazine’s Battle of the Burger!

Where:
The Piazza at Schmidt’s
1001 N 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19123

When:
September 10, 2014
6:00pm-9:00pm
Philadelphia magazine hosted an online voting competition (6/19 – 7/31) for over 50 restaurants where the public voted once a day for their favorite burger. On August 1st, we will announce the top 20 restaurants from the voting phase to battle it out live at Philadelphia magazine’s Battle of the Burger event on September 10th. Battle of the Burger is an epic cook-off where guests can sample an unlimited amount of all 20 burgers, enjoy refreshing for their favorite burger. At the end of the evening, votes will be tallied and one restaurant will be crowned the ultimate winner of Philadelphia magazine’s Battle of the Burger! PLUS attendees will be able to enjoy music, games, activities and more.
Philly's Best Burgers
1001 N 2nd St.

Philadelphia | October 12, 2014

High Steaks! The Great Philly Cheesesteak Challenge & Cocktail Competition is a block party set for Sunday, September 12th on the 1600 block of Sansom Street between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. In addition to the cocktails, local chefs will compete to come up with their most creative and delicious version of the cheesesteak. Attendees will sample the chefs' creations while sipping mini-cocktails, beer from Victory Brewing Co. and samples from local distiller Manatawny Still Works. Soft drinks and water will also be included.

Where:
Square 1682
16th St. Sansom Street  Philadelphia, PA 19123

When:
October 12, 2014
1:00pm-4:00pm
Come sample creative renditions of Philadelphia's most iconic sandwich from top city chefs, and wash it down with mini-cocktails from the city's best bar keeps, plus craft beer from Victory Brewing Co. and samples from local distiller fresh local booze makers Manatawny Still Works and so much more. Chefs are asked to whip up a creative rendition of Philly’s iconic cheesesteak in whatever form they please. Cheesesteak Contenders:
Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse Rouge / Red Owl Tavern / Rex 1516
Barren Hill Tavern & Brewery
Crow and the Pitcher
Bainbridge Street Barrel House
Devil's Den
Circles Contemporary
Thai Cuisine / Tuk Tuk Real
Square 1682
Cocktail Contenders: a.kitchen + bar
1 Tippling Place Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.
Oyster Houseuse
Crow and the Pitcheran

Beer Contenders:
Victory Brewing Co.
Manatawny
Still Works
Philly's Best Cheesesteaks
1600 Sansom St.

Philadelphia | October 19, 2014

Stop the bus! The Philadelphia Homebrew Club is shutting down American Street for the best block party you’ll go to this year. Our faithful brewers are already hard at work on some autumn brews that will really help ease the pain of saying farewell to the summertime. Full admission gets you your very own souvenir Philadelphia Homebrew Club tasting glass and the club will ll it for you all day, to your content.. No block party is complete, of course, without some great live music, games and a bouncy castle for the little ones. But wait, aren’t we forgetting something? Oh, right, the food! Now this is where things get interesting. How does scores of teams, huddled around their grill stations, artfully smoking up their version of the perfect rack of ribs for your judging pleasure sound? Not too bad, right?

Where:
Philadelphia Homebrew Club
1447 N. American St.  Philadelphia, PA 19123

When:
October 19, 2014
1:00pm-5:00pm
The Philly Homebrew Club is stepping up to make sure the 8th Annual Rib O continues to be a lip-smackin’, finger-lickin’ success. You can even join in yourselves, with a chance at some serious prizes and indisputable street cred! There will be expert & celebrity judges determining the winners and the crowd will have a voice in selecting the People’s Choice. Ribs ain’t all we’ll have cooking for ya. Teams will also have the chance to try their hands at the an Anything Goes Mac ‘n’ Cheese category. With all the ribs, mac n cheese, and brews you can handle, what better way could there be to spend a Sunday afternoon? Now that’s how Philadelphia Homebrew Club spells Block Party! Featuring a homebrew competition of various styles:
Lite American Lager / Standard American Lager / Premium American Lager / Classic American Pilsner / American Stout / Dark American Lager / American Wheat or Rye Beer / California Common Beer / American Pale Ale / American Amber Ale / American Brown Ale / American IPA / American Barleywine / Fruit Beer / Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer / Other Smoked Beer / Wood-Aged Beer / Specialty Beer
Philly's Best BBQ Ribs/span>
11447 N. American St.
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