Posted by Foobooz on February 5th, 2013
As part of Philly Cooks Week, we’ll be offering unprecedented access to Philadelphia’s top kitchens and culinary masters like Jose Garces, Konstantinos Pitsillides and Jeremy Nolen through three nights of Tasting Tours. On February, 25th to 27th we’ll be offering three unique tours a night. The first five tours have sold quickly. Today the final four tours are announced, act quickly.
Tuesday, February 26th Rittenhouse Tour #2
Stop 1: Zama. Get rolling (sushi, that is) with chef Zama at the sushi counter, sip on saketinis.
Stop 2: Lacroix. What would fried chicken taste like from the expert chefs at Lacroix? Find out. The sommelier will present his favorite comfort food pairing — fried chicken and champagne.
Stop 3. Il Pittore. Pasta aficionado Chris Painter will let you in on all his gnocchi making secrets, as you drink wine from Italy’s Arneis region.
Tuesday, February 26th Washington Square West Tour
Stop 1: Kanella. Talk and taste traditional Greek mezze with chef Konstantinos Pitsillides.
Stop 2: Talula’s Garden. Take a Cheese 101 class with Queen of Curds Aimee Olexy, and explore why bubbly drinks and cheese are a match made in heaven.
Stop 3: Chifa. Head to the downstairs lounge at Chifa where our beloved Iron Chef, Jose Garces will be waiting to meet you. Watch a dumpling demo, sip on Chifa-favorite tequila cocktail, Inigo Montoya.
Wednesday, February 27th South Street Tour
Stop 1: Supper. Make and sample deviled eggs with chef Mitch Prensky, and sip on one of Supper’s favorite cocktails.
Stop 2: Percy Street. Get a tour of the big red smokers with chef Erin O’Shea, sample some of their crafty canned beers (they have one of the largest selections anywhere) and make your own bbq sandwiches.
Stop 3: Brauhaus Schmitz. Chef Jeremy Nolen will walk you through all the different types of German sausages. Wash it down with some Deutschland ales.
Wednesday, February 27th Fishtown Tour
Stop 1: Kraftwork. Chef Brian Lofink will make his beloved winter gnocchi dish, while drink expert Tom Flannery will mix up their new Cool Hand Luke cocktail. You’ll get both.
Stop 2: Fette Sau. Learn all about Fette Sau’s meats, from where they come from to how they smoke them. Then, eat them up. Plus, a whiskey primer and tasting.
Stop 3. Frankford Hall. Sample Frankford Hall’s array of sausages, drink some fine German beer.
Philly Cooks Week [Official Site]
- First Two Philly Cooks Tasting Tours Revealed
- Three More Tasting Tours on Sale
- Philly Cooks Week Tasting Tours To Be Announced Next Week
- Who Won the Free Tickets to Philly Cooks?
- A Tease of Philly Cooks Participants
- Learn About the All New Philly Cooks Week
- Philly Cooks: Haiku Contest To Choose A Guest Judge
- About Last Night: Philly Cooks Week Tasting Tours in Old City and Washington Square West
- Zama Launches His Next Charity Collaboration: Garces Chirashi