On Tap: Frybread, Tapas Pop-Up and Beer With Donuts

March 17, 2014
by Danya Henninger

What’s going on in Philly food and drink this week? We’re glad you asked

Garage: Shiprock Pop-Up
On Monday, March 17, the food truck in East Passyunk bar Garage will host a return of the Navajo taco pop-up that was such a success last year. Chef Lucio Palazzo, Marcos Espinoza (aka Fidel Gastro) and Hawk Krall will be slinging frybread from 6 PM to whenever the goods are gone.

Iron Hill: Far East Beer Dinner
Flavors of Asia pair extremely well with beer, and on Tuesday, March 18, chef Jared Cannon will put out five courses of Korean, Vietnamese, Filipino, Japanese and Chinese inspired dishes at this $65 prix fix at the Chestnut Hill brewpub. Call for reservations (7 PM; 215-948-5600).

Four Seasons: Small Plates Pop-Up
The high-end hotel on Logan Circle is starting a new monthly dining experience, making use of the space dubbed “The Cafe” (next to The Lounge, which is next to Fountain Restaurant). From 5-8 PM, on Wednesday, March 19, you’ll find a selection of small Spanish tapas and pintxos ranging from $6-$12, along with Spanish wines, cava and sangria. Reservations are not required, but seating is limited (215-963-1500).

Jerry’s Bar: Troegs and Donuts
Chef Marshall Green has gone and put Troegs beer inside his donuts at this Northern Liberties bar, and on Thursday, March 20, you’ll be able to taste them paired with three different Troegs beers. The beer trio flight plus three donuts goes for $10 all night, Troegs drafts will be $4 per pint.

Will: Chef Collaboration Dinner
On Thursday, March 20, chef Christopher Kearse will host The Mildred’s Michael Santoro at his petite East Passyunk BYO for a five-course meal. Reservations are required for the feast, which includes braised lamb casoncelli, blowfish and Valrhona chocolate for dessert (215-271-7683).

Garces Foundation: Young Professionals Group
Jose Garces' nonprofit is launching a new series of events to involve young Philadelphians, and the first gathering takes place on Friday, March 21 at Hip Philly in The Piazza. Pick up $40 ticket (here; $60 at the door) to mix, mingle, sip Art in the Age cocktails and Brooklyn beer and nibble on Garces Catering snacks while dancing and learning about volunteering for the Iron Chef.

Food for Thought
Urban Outfitters at the Navy Yard will be the location of this year’s fundraiser for education and housing nonprofit ACHIEVEability. Food for Thought goes down Saturday, March 22, from 7-10 PM, with more than 25 chefs offering tasting bites to go with Yards beer and Tito’s vodka cocktails. Tickets to the fundraiser start at $200, and be be purchased here.

charity benefit
michael santoro
christopher kearse
jerry's bar