Updated: Nov 21
The 19th edition, sold-out event highlighted the Greater Art Museum District's best restaurants, chefs and culinary experiences. 18 restaurants and bars from Brewerytown, Fairmount, Francisville, and Spring Garden joined Kiki Vodka and Stone's Beer and Beverage offering guests small bites and beverages from their menus.
More than 250 guests voted for their favorite flavors at the Taste of Fairmount November 16th at the historic Divine Lorraine Hotel. Congratulations to the evening's big winners!
Mahi Taco/ Breaded Mahi, avocado mash, pickled red cabbage, micro cilantro, spicy mayo
Bite Back/ Spicy pineapple margarita, jalapeno/lime garnish
Philadelphia Butter Cake
While the event recognized three official winners, it's fair to say that every participant was a star in their own right, serving up an array of spectacular dishes and drinks. Here's a glimpse at all their offerings. Don't miss out on the opportunity to visit these culinary gems and taste their creations for yourself!
2023 Participating Restaurants
Short Rib Mac+Cheese
All Day Chicken Caesar Hoagie, Turkey'ed Out, What's Your Beef?, Triple Threat
Pancake & Ice Cream
Ricotta Toast - House-made buttermilk ricotta, caramelized figs, pomegranate
Seasonal House G+T - Revivalist Harvest, warming spices, Thai basil, mint, cinchona bark, kaffir, citrus, soda
Btown Smash Burger caramelized onions, American cheese, special sauce
Btown Smash vodka, mint simple, lemon juice, strawberries & blackberries, bubbles
SMOKED TUNA DIP: Pickled Jalapenos, Capers, Romaine, House Made Tortilla Chips + CHICKEN ROPA VIEJA: Chipotle Braised Chicken, Avocado, Lettuce, Crema, Queso Fresco
Macaroni & Cheese; Candied Yams; Collard Greens
Crab balls made with fresh Maryland crab meat and served with French fries (old bay) Lobster bisque- Cameron’s favorite, made with Maine lobster, roux, broth and spices
Tuna Tartare/ Crushed avocado and cucumber, tamari marinade, topped with wasabi-lime sour cream and tuna
Butcher's Old Fashioned/ House infused bacon bourbon, maple syrup, bitters, orange and a cherry
Southern Style Pulled Pork on Spiced Corn Chips
Philadelphia Butter Cake
SMOKED CHICKEN & BLACK BEAN CHILI: Shredded Cheese Blend, Cajun Cilantro Sour Cream, Guacamole & Tortilla Chips
LEMON BLONDIE: Cream Cheese Icing
Dan Dan Noodles | Bell pepper, baby corn, baby bok choy, dan dan sauce, sichuan chili oil
Espresso Martini Numero Dos
Mushroom Toasty - wild mushrooms, truffle-goat cheese mousse, arugula, and chili oil, on rustic bread
Gemstone Spritz - gin, blueberry, cucumber, thyme, sparkling wine
The Otto - Mainstay Pilsner Braised Beef Cheek; Drunken Goat Cheese; Cherry Pepper Relish; Arugula; Sriracha Aioli; Demi Baguette
Rosemary Plum Fizz, provided w/ or w/o alcohol: Tanqueray; Grilled Plum Puree; Rosemary Simple Syrup; Lime Juice; Soda Water
James: pulled short ribs | sharp provolone | caramelized onions | candied jalapeno
Tony: shredded chicken | cheddar cheese | roasted peppers | caramelized onions | garlic spinach
Macaroni and cheese, yams, crab bites
Drunken Noodles with Pastrami & Kabocha Squash
Bananas Foster Spring Roll
Thank you to the businesses that contributed raffle prizes!
2637 Brew 4Ever Young Action Karate Ali’s Wagon BalletX Bar Hygge Brewerytown Baker Cerulean Arts Gallery & Studio CoreFitness Cultivaire Plant Store Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site Fare Jack's Firehouse
Lather Hair Studio
Libertee Grounds Muse Yoga Nectar Juice Co. Retro Fitness Rybread rybrew Shevys Babka Paradise Small World Seafood Stone's Beer & Beverage Market underground concepts. Yoga Habit
As Fairmount Community Development Corporation's largest annual fundraiser, proceeds from the event benefit neighborhood beautification efforts, business support, and community-building events throughout the year. Thank you for your support!