Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Who Makes The Best Meatballs in Chicago?!
Homemade meatballs from a friend's generations-old recipe. (Photo: Freddy Love)
You'll get the answer to that question, plus get your fill of meatballs all day at the second-annual Do You Have the Meatballs? event at the original Rosebud in Little Italy.
The festival is free and in addition to live music and tastings of Rosebud's signature Mama's Meatballs, you'll get to watch the judging of some of the city's top meatballs made by amateurs.
Ten lucky contestants will be judged by the likes of Brian Wright, Rosebud's corporate chef; Michael Ponzio, Rosebud on Rush executive chef and author of CIBO: Anybody's Guide to Italian Cooking; Paul Tenaglia of Kendall College; and 312DD!
Their recipes will be judged on taste, texture and visual appeal, and the winning meatball will be featured on Rosebud on Rush's menu for one week.
The party starts at 2pm Sunday, so save your appetite!