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5th Annual Philly Chili Bowl!

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Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Ukie Club: 847 N. Franklin Street. Philadelphia, PA 19123
1:00 pm for contestants; 2:00 pm doors open

Join us on our fifth chili-cook-off and first-ever Philly Chili Bowl Brunch – including a variety of different competing chilis, light brunch beverages, music, and more! Twenty-five competitors will get to showcase their culinary skills in front of Philly notable restaurants chefs, critics, and beyond!

Cost:
$10 ($15 at the door) to enter, eat, and judge the People’s Choice round.
$15 for single entry or $20 (for teams of 2), to enter the competition and a chance to be named the 5th  Annual Philly Chili Bowl winner!

Judges:
Chris KearseWill BYOB
Drew LazorFreelance Food & Drink Writer/Editor
Candice BirdsongPretty Girls Can Cook Blog
Lily Fischer – Chef/Owner, Cake Life Bake Shop & Chef/Owner,  A Cupcake Wonderland & Winner of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars

Host:
DJ/Producer, DJ AfroDJiak

DJ:
Music provided by the Legendary DJ Low Budget

Entry Requirements:
1. Complete entry form and payment (must be received by March 21st)
2. Each individual/team will cook 6 (or more) quarts of chili
3. Each individual/team will serve and describe their chili recipes to the general public
4. All chili must be made from scratch before the event and cooked entirely
5. Teams are limited to 2 people per team

Enter:
Register to compete here! 25 entries only!

$10 Pre-sale, $15 at the door

Purchase tickets!!

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Book Bites: Conscious Capitalism by John Mackey

Born and raised a Pathmark man, It’s not so often (usually payday) that I take a trip to Whole Foods. Today, one of  those off days when I did make it to the aptly nicknamed “Whole Paycheck”,  something else out of the ordinary happened…I ran into John Mackey, the founder of the Whole foods Chain. Mackey, surrounded by about 50 staff members and Philadelphia fans, was signing his new book Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business. The book is not so much about food, like other books discussed on this blog, but the ethos, purpose and ethics behind the brand Whole Foods.

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Conscious Capitalism calls for a paradigm shift in business practice citing emphasis on philanthropy, a driving social purpose and people. I’m excited to read the book from  a man who can get his own staff to line up and pay for books at their own job. If you had a chance to read it, let us know what you think!!