Experience an authentic Tuscan meal that will leave you salivating for more. Join established culinary expert and Tuscan cook Peggy Markel at Zingerman’s Roadhouse on May 15th as she brings her favorite Italian selections to Ann Arbor. Markel and award-winning Roadhouse chef Alex Young collaborated on an elegant menu that pairs enticing main courses with appetizers and desserts. Side dishes include delicately-roasted potatoes with rosemary and 100 percent sheep’s milk cheese from Pienza. A selection of wines will also be a main staple of the evening. Among the offerings, enjoy the Vin Santo di Cappezzana, a dessert wine, crafted in traditional Tuscan style from a historic estate. $60 per person for food and $30 per person for wine pairings. 7-9 pm. Call to reserve a spot. Zingerman’s Roadhouse, 2501 Jackson Road., Ann Arbor. 734-663-3663. www.zingermansroadhouse.com
The night before Thanksgiving is a notoriously busy bar night. Friends are back in town to see their families, but everyone really just wants to utilize a permissively late weeknight jamboree to blow off some much needed steam, before they have to behave themselves at the dinner tables tomorrow in front of grandparents and in-laws.
Two things from the get go: First: Your library can be (and always has been) a reliable source of cultural programming that can enrich the community. That can be author talks, it can be craft activities for kids, but it can ALSO engage the local music scene in very interesting ways…What I mean is, the
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