Answer back Allen Iverson
hosts a party Saturday at Vault (460 N. 2nd). Starts at 10 with reduced admission before 11. No word on what time The Answer will be in the house or whether he'll pre-game at T.G.I. Friday's on City Avenue.
OUT AND ABOUT
* Chefs Jose Garces
Vetri caught up over dinner Tuesday at Pub & Kitchen (1946 Lombard).
* Eagles tight end Brent Celek
had a beer and ate pickle chips Monday evening at the bar at Varga (10th & Spruce).
Food stuff *
Good luck to local pastry chef Chad Durkin
, a partner at frozen-desserts company Desserts International, who will compete on the Food Network's "Sweet Genius," which premieres at 10 tonight.
* The Dapper Dog Food Truck will be at 2nd & Poplar and the Buttercream-Cupcake Truck at LOVE Park from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. They're giving out food in a promotion for ABC's "The Chew," a daytime food/cooking show, which premieres at 1 p.m. Monday.
Charitably minded * Tabatha Coffey
of Bravo's "Tabatha's Salon Takeover" will emcee the Style Wars fundraiser Oct. 2 at the Joseph Anthony Retreat Spa and Salon (243 W. Baltimore Pike) in Glen Mills, which benefits the childhood-cancer charity Adopt a Pig Foundation.
The foundation raises money by having children with cancer paint piggy banks, which are then sold or auctioned.
Tickets are $100 for the event, which starts at 5 p.m.
For info or tickets, visit JAStylewars.com.
* Eagles Brent Celek and Todd Herremans host a Kisses for Kyle Foundation fundraiser starting at 8 tonight at their 879 Lounge (110 Chestnut).
The charity benefits childhood cancer and costs $35 at the door or online at kissesforkyle.org.
The event is also an after-party for Brent's wife, Susie Celek, and Julie Dorenbos, wife of Eagles longsnapper Jon Dorenbos. Susie and Julie are celebrating the opening of their tanning salon, Skin Palette (125 S. 19th), earlier in the evening.
Hooters at SugarHouse The Hooters
headline the SugarHouse block party, which starts with a Mummers string- band show at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in one of the casino parking lots along Delaware Avenue. Eddie Bruce,
who sings with the Tom Adams Trio Fridays at SugarHouse, hosts the concert. Also performing will be the Soul Survivors, the Heartbeaters, Go Go Gadget, Right on Band, the Verdict and the B Street Band, a Bruce Springsteen
tribute act. The Hooters are scheduled to play about 8:30.
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