The Fenway flock are getting ready to fly south in a few weeks, for Spring Training, but not everyone gets to be a snowbird. Even if our beloved ballpark is hibernating for the winter now that Frozen Fenway has come and gone, there is still so much to do at a ball’s throw from the park.
This Satuday, Church Boston is hosting a chili cook-off with an amazing assortments of chili simmering in each neighboring chef’s kitchen. Read more.
Brunch is definitely best enjoyed this time of year. Sleep in and then enjoy some hot dishes perhaps a little sweet treat with a touch of richness on the side. FoodieBytes blogger shares her brunch experience as she headed out with the Boston Brunchers at none other than the Lansdowne Pub. Read more.
If you sleep past brunch, long awaited, Top Chef (runner up but who’s counting) Tiffani Faison’s Sweet Cheeks BBQ is up and running with great reviews. I guess sweet cheeks make happy bellies. Sweet Cheeks is open for lunch, dinner and late night.
Whether you wait for spring training or you head there this weekend. While the cat’s away the mice will play and play and play. Come opening day, you’ll be ready and know the neighborhood beyond the Green Monster.
Now that the snow has fallen and the tv room has officially been turned into a haven of football, the crockpots have been dusted off at home, and chefs in professional kitchens all around are mixing up their secret ingredients for chili. Yes, it is that time of year! The Chili Cook-Off season is well under way. With neighborhood spots like Paddy’s 34 tapping into some old family recipes this past Saturday to upcoming, February 4th Some Like It Hot cook off that will take place in Harvard Square. While these cook-offs all have a little history, titles to defend, newcomers trying to claim their fame, Church is holding their first annual cook off.
On January 28th, from 1:00 to 4:00, Chefs from Fenway neighborhood restaurants Church has gathered some celebrity judges and a fine list of restaurants to compete for the title including both a Judge’s Choice and a People’s Choice.
Chef Jon Gilman is rumored to be cooking up a Turducken chili.
Tickets are $8 for general admission and can be purchased online. Let the battle of the chili cauldrons begin!
The event is sponsored by Philadelphia based Organic Root Liqueur. Perfectly paired cocktails will be available because you can’t drink any old thing with a hot spoonful of chili.