Cook and Twenty Manning Grill - siblings on 20th Street in Rittenhouse - have organized three events to raise funds to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Sunday, Nov. 24, from 4 p.m. till the drinks are gone at Twenty Manning Grill (261 S. 20th St.): Join general manager Jillian Encarnacion for a happy hour featuring $3 beers, $7 wines and select cocktails and $10 Filipino bites made by chef Lou Boquila of Audrey Claire. The bar staff is donating all tips from the evening, and bartender Resa Mueller has pledged all her Sunday-night tips through 2013.
Wednesday, Dec. 11, from noon till the drinks are gone at Cook (253 S. 20th St.): It's Filipino takeout time and Boquila will prepare "silog"-style boxed lunches, featuring a choice of beef, chicken, eggplant with eggs, fried rice, lumpia, flan and sago. Meals will be $12, first-come first-served. It's cash only.
Monday, Jan. 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cook: Boquila, who has hosted three Filipino pop-ups at Cook, will cook a four-course modern Filipino meal, complete with beverage pairings, for $75 a head (tax and tip included). Three seatings, at 5, 7 and 9 p.m.. Menu and reservation info will be available soon via audreyclairecook.com.
Related: A Filipino pop-up Monday, Nov. 25 at Cuba Libre. Details here.