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September 12, 2019

Urban Farmer throwing outdoor party with barbecue, beer, live music

The steakhouse partnered with eight local breweries for the BeerBQ

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Urban Farmer hosting one-day-only outdoor barbecue and beer festival Courtesy of/PUNCH MEDIA

Urban Farmer hosting one-day-only outdoor barbecue and beer festival.

Update Sept. 12 at 12:56 p.m.: Urban Farmer, located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway across from Logan Square, is hosting a mini festival on Thursday, Sept. 19. The original date was Thursday, Sept. 12, but due to the weather forecast predicting rain in the evening, the party is being pushed back a week.

Original story: The steakhouse partnered with local breweries for the outdoor party, which will feature craft beer, barbecue platters, an oyster shucking station, live music and lawn games.

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Executive chef Sonny Ingui will be at the grill all evening turning out barbecue dishes made with beer from the featured breweries. 

There will be applewood-smoked beef brisket ($16), generously mopped with Victory Storm King Stout Memphis-style barbecue sauce; grilled jumbo shrimp skewers ($18), served with a Pizza Boy Ballet IPA herb butter glaze; and chicken wings ($14) with Tröegs Dreamweaver beer brine, smoked then grilled to order.

The platters will be available à la carte, two for $25 and three for $35. All of the barbecue will be served with corn bread, coleslaw and baked heirloom beans.

Urban Farmer throwing BeerBQ with barbecue, beer, oystersCourtesy of/PUNCH MEDIA

Urban Farmer throwing BeerBQ with barbecue, beer, oysters.

As for the oysters, they'll be available for $3 each, or get a half-dozen for $16. They can be shucked or grilled to order and will be served with a Sly Fox Pikeland Pils mignonette.

To drink, there will be beers from eight breweries: Cape May, Victory, Sly Fox, Levante, Evil Genius, Yards, Tröegs and Pizza Boy.

Urban Farmer BeerBQ

Thursday, Sept. 19
5-9 p.m. | Pay-as-you-go
Urban Farmer
1850 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia, PA 19103

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