Chef Throwdown and Food Truck Feast at EATS Philly 2013


imagesEATS Philly 2013: Two Kitchens/Two Countries will take place on Tuesday, April 23rd from 6 to 9 p.m. at Vie (600 N. Broad St., Philadelphia). This street food festival benefits the Children’s Village and twelve of the city’s premier chefs battle it out for a good cause.

A nonprofit cause launched by Moon Krapugthong (Chabaa Thai, Yanako) and Judy Spielman (Space by Spielman), EATS (Eat Along the Street) unites high-profile chefs, food media and mobile eateries for a friendly culinary competition benefiting children here in Philadelphia and in Thailand, where Chef Moon was born and raised.

Among the chef throwdown are Marcie Turney, Tony Clark, Tim Spinner, Michael Fiorello, Sylva Senat, Greg Vernick, Clark Gilbert, Chaz Brown, Aimee Olexy, Chad Rosenthal, Angie Brown, and the Rich Landau & Kate Jacoby.

The following food trucks are also participating:

Nomad Pizza

Gozen Yogurt

The Sunflower Truck Stop

Just Jackie’s

Local 215

The Cow & the Curd

Sammy Chon’s

Vernalicious

Foo Truck

Sweetbox

This year’s proceeds will go toward kitchen renovations at both Children’s Village, located here in Philadelphia, and Wat Bodd Voraditth orphanage in Thailand.

Tickets are available at http://eatsphilly.eventbrite.com and visit EATSphilly.com or Facebook.com/EATSPhilly for more event details/background info.