Monday, January 24, 2011
Meatball Madness: "Elevate the Meatball to its Rightful Place!"
Restaurants competing for the coveted Best of the Best Meatballs Trophy as of Jan. 28th: The Auburn, Bella Cucina, Busy Bee Italian Café, Jake's Deli & Pub, Joey's, Nicole Rocci*, Prop's Inn, Raspberries Café, Rosa's and Ventura's.
Abraham House’s (whose mission is to provide a secure and loving home without charge to the terminally ill) is holding its second annual March Meatball Madness fundraiser, Sunday, March 6 from 12:00-3:00 p.m. at The Blue Flag Room and at the Historic Union Station located on 311 Main Street, Utica. The public will vote on which local restaurants have the best meatball & sauce recipe. New this year will be pasta bowls donated by local potter, Dennis R. DeStefanis. There will also be many free tastings, family entertainment and a kid’s activity corner. Adult tickets are $10.00, children 6-17 $5.00 and 5 and under free. Advance tickets for $1.00 off and can be obtained by calling Abraham House at 733-8210 or on their website at www.theabrahamhouse.org.
Here at "Broken-Down Upstate City" I'll put in a plug for Dino's meatballs at your local market. Pretty good on a weeknight with a quick red sauce.