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About Last Night: Southern Boys Gone North

So we went and did it again. Because if it was fun the first time, then it just has to be fun the thirty-first time, […]

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Open Stove XXXI: Putting Your Skills To The Test

A battle between two masters of Japanese flavors, our 29th Open Stove was an epic that, despite physical challenges designed to irritate and confound the […]

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About Last Night: Fancy-Pants Brunch

Last night, we held our 28th Open Stove cook-off. It was an inner-city rivalry: Fishtown gastropub Kraftwork vs. Graduate Hospital gastropub The Sidecar Bar & Grille. […]

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About Last Night: Booze, Lentils, Booze and Booze

The title may be misleading—last night’s event wasn’t all about booze. It was, as always, an impressive showdown between two extremely talented chefs. They came […]

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About Last Night: Relish Butter And Hot Dog Jus

You know what would make any 28-day dry aged New York strip steak even better? Hot dogs. At least that was the working theory last […]

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Open Stove XXV: Drink, Drank, Drunk

We celebrated our 25th Open Stove event last night, and the festivities started off with Jason saying, “I’m going to do everything in my power to […]

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Hey, We’re Famous! Open Stove Night In Conde Nast Traveler

Okay, so really, it’s the crew at COOK who are getting the love from Conde Nast Traveler–scoring the first spot in a list of “Where […]

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Open Stove XXIV: Not Very Mexican At All

If life was fair, we’d all be living differently. That’s what I would’ve told our contestants last night before they started cooking, had I had […]

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About Last Night: Pork Hearts And Awesome Sauce

Two of my favorite places to eat in Philadelphia competed Monday night at our 23rd Foobooz Open Stove event. It was a knife fight between […]

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Recapping Open Stove XXII: Happy Almost St. Patrick’s Day

Open Stove XXII was on Monday night, and like most of our Open Stove events, the guests got drunk. Not just because of the beer […]

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Open Stove XXI: Now We’re Legal

It is hard to believe sometimes that we have been doing Foobooz Open Stove Nights at COOK for as long as we have. But by […]

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About Last Night: Sbraga vs. Sbraga At COOK

Last night was a special kind of night at the COOK thunderdome. Sure, it was the same kind of set-up we’ve been using since the […]

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About Last Night: A Birthday Battle At COOK

It was a birthday battle last night at COOK, with Aila DeVowe of Bar Ferdinand going up against Ron Silverberg from a. kitchen in our […]

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Sneak Peek: January Schedule At Cook

Still have a few last-minute Christmas gifts to pick up for the food nerds in your life? Then we have the perfect solution. The January […]

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Foobooz Open Stove XVIII: Hands Up, Knives Down

So last week, before all the madness of the Thanksgiving holiday (and all its attendant drinking and regrets), we threw a little party of our […]