Charlotte Foodie Adventures: March 16th – 22nd
EXPLORE CHARLOTTE’S FOOD & DRINK SCENE THIS WEEK.
THURSDAY, MARCH 16TH
Spring Time Italian II @ Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen, 6:30pm - 9pm
Find your inner chef at this week’s cooking class hosted by Chef Alyssa.
Handmade Gnocchi with Corn, Arugula and Panchetta
Seared Fresh Catch with Herbs and Infused Olive Oil
Strawberry Panna Cotta with Pistachio Cookie
Grab your tickets at www.chefalyssaskitchen.com
FRIDAY, MARCH 17th
St. Patrick’s Day Food Truck Friday Celebration @ Sycamore Brewing, 5pm - 11pm
Celebrate Ireland’s favorite holiday with craft beer, live music, and a special menu by your favorite food trucks.
Selection of the Menu:
Yummi Banh Mi Truck-- Lemongrass Pork Ribs Topped with Green Onion
TIN Kitchen-- "Colcannon Tacos" - Seared Pork Belly over Truffled Mashed Potatoes with Shaved Brussels Sprouts
Papi Queso Food Truck-- Johnny Pastrami: NYC Smoked Brisket. Caramelized Apple Mustard. Fennel Slaw. Aged White Cheddar
Gyro Twins Truck-- Irish Fries: Our hand cut fries topped with creamy beer cheese and shaved corned beef. Mini Stuffed Cabbage Rolls: filled with a mixture of rice, ground pork, and onions
OooWee BBQ-- Smoked Brisket with Smoked Sauerkraut
Bechtler By Night: Painting with Bob Ross @ Bechtler Museum of Moder Art, 5pm - 9pm
Free Admission from 5-9 p.m.
Exhibitions on Display: Alberto Giacometti's 45 Drawings; Bechtler Collection: Relaunched and Rediscovered
Gallery games and scavenger hunts
Bob Ross painting activity
Raffle prize drawing
Featured Cocktail: Happy Little Trees (gin, dry vermouth)
#BechtlerByNight occurs every third Friday of the month, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Admission and museum activities are free. Small plates are available for purchase. There will be a cash-only bar serving wine, beer, spirits and nonalcoholic beverages.
Bechtler By Night lets you experience the museum galleries for free from 5-9 p.m. every third Friday of the month. Gather friends and view the extensive Bechtler collection under the cover of the night sky!
St. Patty’s Day Stout Release @ Three Spirits Brewery, 4pm - 10pm
Because it’s the season, Three Spirits Brewery is releasing their St. Patty’s Day Chocolate Stout infused with Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies. Dessert and beer all in one glass? Yum…
SATURDAY, MARCH 18th
Food Truck Brunch @ South End, 9am - 12noon
Four Trucks + Mimosas + Craft Beer = A great start to your Saturday.
Urbean | Papi Queso Food Truck | Gyro Twins Truck | Ganache Bakery Café
St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail Class @ Heirloom, 1pm - 3pm
Heirloom’s mixologist will be creating three Irish inspired cocktails for your sipping pleasure. Small plates from Chef Clark Barlowe included.
Grand Opening of Toppers: Win Free Pizza for a Year, 11am
The first 50 folks in line win FREE PIZZA FOR A YEAR! Doors open at 11am, but I would recommend going early to help your chances. Address: 11318 N. Community House Road, Charlotte.
SUNDAY, MARCH 19th
Dads, Bags, and Brews @ Sycamore Brewing, 2pm - 4pm
This monthly Dad + Dads-to-be meetup is the best place to connect with other Charlotte new and expecting dads, share dad wins and fails, chat about fatherhood, learn about dad events, and more. Bring the baby and enjoy a brew. (Don’t worry—moms are welcome, too!)
MONDAY, MARCH 20th
NoDa Brewery Social @ NoDa Brewing Company, 5pm - 8pm
“You Drink, We Donate”#YDWD. Join NoDa Brewing for this fundraiser supporting Men’s Shelter of Charlotte. For every brew sold during this event, NoDa brewing will donate a portion of their sales to benefit this mission.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22nd
Margaritas & Macaroons @ Vida Vida, 6pm - 8pm
Taste some of the best tequila and pair it with lime, coconut, jalapeno and passion fruit macaroons from Amélie's French Bakery & Café.
Tickets are just $5 and include a free VIDA margarita. PLUS, you will receive 1/2 off margaritas for the entire event! Space is limited, so reserve your spot now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/margaritas-macaroons-tickets-32610622249
Cheese & Wine Class @ Orrman’s Cheese Shop, 5:30pm - 7pm
Taste a variety of cheeses & wines sourced both locally and around the world. This class is guided by Josh of the Assorted Table and Rachel from Orrman’s Cheese Shop. Tickets are just $25 and you will also receive 10% off any cheese purchases the night of the event.
Tickets available at www.orrmanscheeseshop.com.
Cookies Uncorked @ Blackfinn Ameripub - Ballantyne, 7pm - 9pm
This is a FREE pairing of your favorite Girl Scout Cookies with wine samples. All full size glasses will be 50% off so be ready for a grape time.