If you haven't 'bean' to a chili cook-off, you'll get your chance this week.
What else? Try signature dishes during Chestnut Hill's Restaurant Week, enjoy a champagne dinner at Paramour, and more at these five food events.
Can't get enough food deals? Chestnut Hill Restaurant Week returns for the second round of prix-fixe specials on Sunday, March 8 through Thursday, March 12 with menu options ranging from $15 to $35. Some participating restaurants include: Paris Bistro, El Poquito, Heirloom, Tavern on the Hill, and Iron Hill. Restaurant hours vary.
On Wednesday, March 11, Positano Coast (212 Walnut St., 2nd Floor) hosts a four-course Italian dinner with wine pairings. The dinner will benefit of PAWS, Philadelphia's animal welfare society and it starts at 6:30 p.m. All proceeds go to the nonprofit organization.
Grab a date and enjoy a delicious wine pairing at the Paramour Wayne (139 E Lancaster Ave.) on Thursday, March 12. For $150 per person, guests will enjoy a Champagne Wine Dinner featuring spirits from French winery, Tattinger. The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and includes: passed items, foie gras soup, salmon, crawfish, and strawberry Napoleon for dessert. Reservations are required.
The 6th annual Chili Bowl is set to spice things up on Saturday, March 14 at the Ukrainian American Citizens' Association (847 N Franklin St.). Starting at 3 p.m., entry gets you endless chili samples and beers from Yards Brewing. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at door.
In recognition of those who dedicate their time as volunteers for medical trials, the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation will host the Medical Heroes Appreciation Dinner at Yards Brewing Co. (901 N Delaware Ave.) on Sunday, March 15 at 7 p.m. The evening will include catered fare such as antipasti, pork sandwiches, pitas, and, of course, beer. There will be an award ceremony and brewery tours from Yards' staff.. Tickets are $125 per person.