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February 25, 2021

International Women's Day dinner features dishes from women-led restaurants

Your takeout meal will be a surprise selection, but you can view the list of offerings

Food & Drink International Women's Day
Dinner by women-led restaurants Philly A. Ricketts/Visit Philadelphia™

On March 8, there will a multi-course takeout dinner with dishes from Philly's women-led restaurants, such as Fork. It will be accompanied by a Zoom session.

The Philadelphia Women in Food group is hosting an event on International Women's Day. The group is made up of prominent women restauranteurs, including Ellen Yin, Jen Carroll, Jill Weber and many others.

There will a multi-course takeout dinner with dishes from Philly's women-led restaurants, such as Fork, Vernick, Kalaya and Cry Baby Pasta, as well as a virtual conversation through Zoom.

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The talk will be moderated by Angela Duckworth, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of "Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance."

As for the meal, four courses for one person is priced at $55 and four courses for two people is priced at $100. It can be purchased online and picked up from one of four restaurants in Philadelphia.

What makes the dinner unique is that what you'll get to eat is kind of a surprise. Those who order will get three of the savory options and one of the sweet options listed online. Options include mini strawberry cheesecake babka from Essen Bakery, lobster bisque from Bridget Foy's, smoked duck sausage from and more.

When purchasing online, you can opt for either vegan or omnivore selections.

The event will take place on Monday, March 8. The Zoom conversation will run from 7 to 8 p.m. More details can be found online.

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