Flavor up your week with these 5 great food events: Soup, chili, game day

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Upstairs bar and classroom at Kensington Quarters, 1310 Frankford Ave. (MICHAEL KLEIN / Philly.com)

You know when Super Bowl Sunday comes around you’re going to eat big. Besides waiting until then to enjoy some great foods and snacks, here are food event options for you to consider.

If you missed your opportunity with treating yourself to Center City Restaurant Week last week, don’t worry, you still have a chance. Beginning on Sunday, Jan. 25 through Friday, Jan. 30 the same great restaurants participate in a week of deals ranging from $20-35. Some restaurants worth mentioning are Audrey Claire BYOB, Bank and Bourbon, High Street on Market, and XIX (Nineteen). Pick up your phone and make a reservation now. The deal is offered during the restaurant's hours of operation. 

If intimate dinners are what you’re about, Tuesday, Jan. 27 will be a day to mark on your calendar. Beginning at 7 p.m., Kensington Quarters (1310 Frankford Ave.) chef Damon will prepare a five-course offal menu with a wine pairing for $75. What to expect for the evening are smoked pork liver sausage, stuffed pork trotters, grilled beef heart, and more. Call 267-314-5086 for more information.

Hey soup fans, there’s a new restaurant coming into town named Zoup! (Exton Shopping Center 444 West Lincoln Highway), and they want you to celebrate their grand opening with them on Thursday, Jan. 29. But before the grand opening, on Wednesday, Jan. 28 guests can pay $5 and receive a bowl of soup, bread, and a fountain drink. Not only do you get to help your hunger cravings out, but all proceeds go towards the Kolbe Fund, a nonprofit organization that raises money for families who must travel to seek medical attention for their child; so you help them, too. The deal is offered from 5 p.m. through 8 p.m. 

Having a Super Bowl Sunday party? Well if you’re one who likes to wow their guests with your food choices, DiBruno Brothers (all locations) whips up some great to-go containers featuring signature menu items and cheeses. What is special about DiBruno Brothers Super Bowl package this year is that they are putting two specials on the menu, a New England Lobster Roll package for those Patriots fans, and a Coffee and Coriander Rubbed Salmon Taco Kit for the Seahawk fans. These run at $30 a dozen. Deadline for this deal is by noon on Friday, Jan. 30. Call 215-665-1659 to order.

The Pub on Passyunk East (1501 East Passyunk), or better known as the POPE, is spicing things up on Saturday, Jan. 31 as beans galore goes down during the 7th Annual Chili Cook-off takes place at the bar. What's the deal you ask? Bring your own chili at 10:30 a.m. and wow people with your ingredients, it’s that simple.