Bowls & Books Soup Fest Contest

March 27, 2019

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 5 - 7 p.m.
Bowls & Books Soup Fest Contest
Bowls & Books Soup Fest Contest
Bowls & Books Soup Fest Contest
Bowls & Books Soup Fest Contest

Taste and score each soup, served up by local restaurants! You receive a souvenir bowl to keep. The attendees go from table to table, tasting, enjoying, and scoring the soups.

There will be local authors with their books for sale. A special Pollard series of framed wall hangings will be available for sale. The “Comfort Zone” art show/contest will be on display in the adjacent Pollard Gallery. The public’s vote counts. Also featuring DJ Zach Wilson and 50/50 drawings during the event.

$20 donation / $15 for seniors (65+) and children (under 12). Tickets available at the listed website, Pollard Gallery (518 56th Street), Copy Center (5036 Sixth Avenue), and at the door on the day of the event.

This is the 19th annual event. All proceeds go toward the continued renovation of the Rhode Center for the Arts. Renovation has been an ongoing effort for the last 30 years.

Restaurant contestants:

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.:

Francine’s Catering – Roasted Vegetable

Franks Diner – Red Pepper & Sausage Tortellini

Gateway Café – Chicken & Rice

Kaiser’s – Beef Mushroom Stroganoff

Morelli’s Deli – Creamy Tuscan Sausage

Ruffolo’s Pizza – Tuscan Chicken

The Buzz – Bacon Grilled Cheese

Villa D’Carlo – Spicy Italian Pesto


5 - 7 p.m.:

Boat House – Tuscany Potato

Captain Mike’s – Hot Brown Sandwich

Coffee Pot – Jalapeno Popper

Sazzy B – Lasagna & Garlic Bread

Swede’s – Stuffed Cabbage

TG’s – Chicken & Wild Rice

Twisted Cuisine – Chicken Cordon Bleu

Union Park Tavern – Barley & Onion with Red Pepper Mousse