Saturday, May 3, 2008

Fork off!

On Wednesday Nicole and I went to Iron Fork, a foodtastic event held LP Field club area. Basically, chefs from Nashville's most bangin' restaurants came and competed in an Iron Chef-style competition (secret ingredient: fiddlehead ferns). And, most importantly, there was free food. Well, a little bit of it.

I was really hoping that I would have some sprawling account of Wednesday's activities for you, dear ETTB reader. One packed with deliciously charming anecdotes. But the truth is that I was too caught up in the immensity of it all to really have anything particularly interesting to tell you. We went. We stood in lots of lines. We didn't get to eat that much free food because of the overwhelming and unanticipated turnout. Sure, we were a little disappointed when confronted with empty station after empty station, but the money went to a great cause (St. Luke's Community House) and I still had lots of fun.

Go visit Nashville Scene Bites for a more thorough and certainly more entertaining take on the event.

But, hey, here are a few pictures.
Wholefoods samples: a plethora of pestos (delicious), spicy ceviche (delicious), and sweet gazpacho (meh).Winning chef Deb Paquette of Zola during some slammin' Iron Fork Action.

No food from Flyte makes Nicole feel sad. She considered sampling from the scraps left in the pan.

4 comments:

cook eat FRET said...

i hear ya
i do

next year they'll be more prepared

you shoulda said hi to meeeee

wimpy said...

maybe we should have a small competition of our own.. fund raiser style. "Eat to the Beat's Rock Band Cookoff! 2008", where local bands get together and make their own signature dishes. All proceeds to SGRRC or whomever.

ok, ive given you the genius idea, now GO!

wimpy said...

and when i say "we" i mean you.

April said...

that's a really great idea. maybe by this time next year us and our britches will be a little bigger and we would be able to pull something like that off. or maybe something small scale for this year?