Thanks to their discerning palates, medieval food tasters made sure their king ate only the finest poisons. Train your taste buds with this Groupon.
Choose from Four Options
- $45 for admission for two on Friday or Sunday (a $90 value)
- $49 for admission for two on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (a $90 value)
- $49 for admission for two on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (a $90 value)
- $79 for admission for four on Friday or Sunday (a $180 value)
The 2013 Taste Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine and Spirits takes place on Friday, October 18, from 4 p.m. to 8 pm.; Saturday, October 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, October 20, from noon to 4 p.m. General admission lets attendees sample food, wine, and spirits from more than 150 food-centric stations. It also grants access to most live culinary demonstrations and special events, such as a meet and greet with Ramona Singer from Bravo's The Real Housewives on NYC, and an appearance by former pro football head coach Dick Vermeil, who will be signing bottles from his winery. For an additional cost, attendees will have the chance to watch the likes of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos, hosts of Cooking Channel show Extra Virgin, and Fabio Viviani, a fan favorite from the fifth season of Top Chef, in action. Other special events, such as wine and beer seminars may also require attendees to purchase additional tickets.
Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine, and Spirits
The annual Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine, & Spirits showcases celebrity chefs, restaurants, wines, spirits, craft beers, and over 150 culinary vendors with savory items to stock the pantry. Sample world-class wines, spirits, craft beers, and tastings from fabulous chefs. On the Festival’s stage, local chefs and culinary personalities present their cooking techniques and favorite recipes. In 2016, the Festival welcomed Ayesha Curry of the Food Network and Kevin O’Leary of Shark Tank fame. Other add-ons include beer and wine seminars, exclusive VIP parties, and celebrity book signings.