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Cheu’s Ben Puchowitz Wins Hop Chef

Ben Puchowitz took home top honors in last night’s Hop Chef Philadelphia competition at Union Transfer. The Ommegang event pitted eight chefs against each other […]

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On The Road To Cooperstown With Nick Macri

“Last minute stop @DiBrunoBros for some road provisions and off to Cooperstown with @ashmacri and @foodsyoucaneat for #hopchef” After getting the win in the local […]

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Experience Nick Macri’s Winning Hop Chef Dish This Weekend

Southwark’s Nick Macri won Hop Chef Tuesday night with “You Can Win Friends with Meat Salad.” A salad of housemade coppa with ginger pickled chiles, ballpark nuts, […]

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About Last Night: Hop Chef

Southwark’s Nick Macri wowed the judges last night with his  “You Can Win Friends with Meat Salad,” an ode to Homer Simpson. Where most of the […]

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Prepping For Hop Chef Tonight

30 down, 320 Crackerjack-topped beer rye pretzels to go, according to Fork’s baker, Sam Kinkaid. #hopchef ~@sekinkaid85

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Southwark Is Hosting a Tired Hands Beer Dinner

For this month’s producers dinner at Southwark, chef Nick Macri is welcoming Tired Hands Brewing. The dinner takes place tomorrow, April 17th at 7 p.m. […]

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Ommegang Hop Chef Announces Judges, Beers

Yes, folks, it’s that time again. The second-annual Hop Chef competition (last year’s was won by local boy George Sabatino) is happening in Philly on […]

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Hop Chef Banter Is Heating Up

Ommegang Hop Chef is less than a month away and the trash talking is heating up. This year’s cast will be hard pressed to match […]

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Ommegang Hop Chef Returns to Philadelphia

On Tuesday, April 23rd at 7 p.m. at Union Transfer, some of Philadelphia’s most talented chefs will be competing to become Philadelphia’s second Ommegang Hop […]

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Photos: George Sabatino Wins Hop Chef

In a month of Really Big Things happening in the life of Stateside’s George Sabatino, this weekend’s Ommegang Brewery Hop Chef finals was one of […]

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The Interview: George Sabatino is Having A Helluva Month…

…and it ain’t over yet. When I got the 30-year-old chef of Stateside on the phone this afternoon, I was pulling him away from his […]

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About Last Night: Hop Chef

Last night I was lucky enough to judge Ommegang’s Hop Chef competition at World Cafe Live. Six excellent local chefs put their best foot forward […]

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Who Will Become Philly’s Next Hop Chef?

The Ommegang Hop Chef event is coming up and Philadelphia Weekly has all the details on that road trip four competing chefs took to Brewery […]

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Why Are a Bunch of Philadelphia Chefs Heading to Cooperstown?

If you follow local chefs on Twitter you may have asked yourself the same question poised in this post’s headline. George Sabatinio (Stateside), Scott Schroeder […]