Philly Neighborhood Food Week Happens October 11th-18th 2009
WHAT IS PHILLY NEIGHBORHOOD FOOD WEEK??
Philly Neighborhood Food Week (PNFW) is a city wide dining event, designed to bring exposure to Philadelphia’s popular neighborhoods as premier dinning destinations. Participating restaurants are offering prix-fixed multi-course (3-4) menu options at two different price points: $20 and $30 per person.
On top of that it benefits Philadelphia Academies Inc.
“Central to Philadelphia Academies, Inc.’s approach is cultivating and maintaining a network of caring adults who play a range of volunteer roles in our direct service model that is designed to prepare young people for workplace experiences. Philly Neighborhood Food Week is an example of how community efforts, committed to Philadelphia, are joining forces to help improve public education. The proceeds from this event will help us continue to our commitment to young people and help them as they navigate the pathway to adulthood. ” – Lisa Nutter, President
top restaurants from all over Chestnut Hill, East Passyunk, Manayunk, Northern Liberties, and Penn’s Landing will be taking part in the event. And here’s a look at Some of them -
In Northern Liberties you can stop by El Camino Real and enjoy a $30 prix fixe menu that includes pumpkin soup, their seasonal fish burrito, bourbon pecan pie, and more. or you can hit up WineO to enjoy a 4 course meal for $30 that features their soup du jour, a hummus platter, Quattro Formaggi, and their homemade tiramisu. or you might want to check out NoLibs newest restaurant Sonata to enjoy a 3 course meal for $30 that includes their crispy pork belly, seared salmon, bread pudding brulee and more.
In East Passyunk you can stop by Le Virtu to enjoy a classic Italian 3 course meal for #20 that includes mussels in marinara sauce, Timballo which is layered crepes lasagna style,; Monkfish sautéed with tomatoes, olives, capers, clams, & mussels, and more. hitting up the South Philly Bar and Grill give you the chance to enjoy a four course meal for $30 that includes smoked potato soup, truffle vegetable risotto, grilled lamb chops, and fruit tarts. or you might enjoy a four course Mexican feast for $30 at El Zarape that includes chipotle shrimp, mango salad, carne asada, and apple plamon.
Take it to Manayunk and you have the chance to enjoy creole cuisine by going to Bourbon Blue for a $30 4 course meal that includes drunken mussels, a house salad, jambalaya, bananas foster, and more. Mango Moon features a 3 course meal for $20 and a 4 course for $30. But your might just want to go big so you can enjoy thai sausage, shrimp and coconut soup, octopus salad, and the mango moon steak. or you could go to the Manayunk Brewery (which was previously featured in CultureMob) to enjoy home brewed beer and a 3 course meal for $20 that includes the choices of brew-battered coconut shrimp, braised short ribs, a hot brownie sundae, and more.
But there’s a whole line up of neighborhood restaurants that can be viewed on The Schedule. You can also follow them on Facebook and keep track of what people are saying about it on Twitter. or you can text PNFW to 77950 to receive the latest updates on your mobile phone. to learn everything about Philly Neighborhood Food Week go to their website.
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