Food Notes

Cruelty-Free Cuisine Class

Who says you have to skimp on the flavor if you’re eating vegetarian? Not the folks at Fustini’s, who will be hosting an interactive class on November 29 about meat-free dishes made with their fine assortment of oils and vinegars. Chef Nikolas Bardt will be guiding attendees through the creation of dishes such as Roasted

Take a breath and Wine Down on Wednesdays

You’ve made it over the hump and survived through Wednesday. Why not celebrate your triumph with a movie and a lovely glass of vino? Look no further than Wine-Down Wednesdays at the State Theatre in Ann Arbor. Every Wednesday all wines on sale at State Theatre are priced at 50% off. See such interesting fare

Detroit Fall Beer Festival

The Michigan Brewers Guild will host one of the largest all-Michigan craft beer tastings at Detroit’s Eastern Market for the 11th year in a row. 120 of the state’s breweries will be present with nearly 1,000 beer choices. Sip a brew and enjoy a bite from the food stands while listening to the lineup of

6th Annual Fast Food for Thought

Hosted by the University of Michigan Sustainable Food Systems Initiative, ten faculty members, from varied disciplines, come together to talk about food, agriculture and sustainability. Each speaker will give a five-minute presentation, followed by a reception with refreshments. Although the talks are quick, the topics are not. Learn about local food-related research and take a

Chefs in the Garden 2019

Join this fundraiser dinner for Growing Hope, an Ypsilanti nonprofit dedicated to fostering an equitable and local food system through their farmers marketplace, urban farm, and kitchen space. This month features a cocktail hour and live music by Matt Jones and Davey Jones, a meal specially prepared on-site by Chef Brandon Johns of Grange Kitchen

Bask In The Bounty

Spend the day celebrating the bountiful produce of fall during The University of Michigan Sustainable Food Program’s Harvest Fest. Educate yourself with a farm tour and enjoy the season’s offering of fresh food. The Campus Farm’s sustainable values and community atmosphere is open to the whole family. 1-4pm | Sunday, September 29 Campus Farm at

Taco Tour Twelve

by Grace Jensen Take a social bike ride around Ypsilanti, with stops at delicious local taquerias and Go! Ice Cream. Finish off the day with refreshments and live music at Cultivate Coffee and Tap House. Three rides are offered: a five-mile ride with three taqueria stops, a 15-mile ride with six tacos, and the complete

Cook Like A Pro

Cooking without a recipe might sound intimidating to some but, have no fear, this Farm to Table Cooking Workshop will allow you to chef like a pro. The culinary journey begins at the Dixboro Farmers Market and ends at the Dixboro United Methodist Church kitchen. Learn how to produce a fresh masterpiece to impress the

Mid Summer Eve Duck Dinner at Logan

Logan Restaurant Chef Thad Gillies— a chef known for his creative, modern cuisine— and Carmela Foods are presenting a three-course meal featuring Jurgielewicz ducks and an optional flight of Carmela wines. Make sure to register online soon, seats will fill up fast! Meal is $50 per person | $25 per person for wine flight. 5-10pm

Hopcat Ann Arbor Beer Dinner with Bell’s Brewery

Join Hopcat Ann Arbor for a four-course vegetarian dinner paired with carefully-chosen beers from Michigan’s own Bell’s Brewery. The menu includes pretzels with dips, roasted cauliflower soup, spinach and avocado enchiladas, and vegan cookie dough ice cream. Hopcat has been ranked as one of the top bars in the world for quality beer selection. Perfect