Charlotte Foodie Adventures (March 9-15)

Charlotte Foodie Adventures : March 9th – 15th

EXPLORE CHARLOTTE’S FOOD & DRINK SCENE THIS WEEK.

THURSDAY, MARCH 9TH

Pig & Pinot Dinner @ Rocksalt Charlotte, 6:30 – 9:30pm

Charlotte Foodie Adventures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This four-course dinner features a whole pig paired with a great selection of five different Pinot Noir’s from Oregon. Seating is limited so reserve your spot by calling 704-503-9945.

Menu:

WELCOME

Argyle Brut Rosé, 2012

1st COURSE

Pork Terrine Horseradish Mustard, Pickles

Foris Pinot Noir, 2012

2nd COURSE

Smoked Pork Consommé

Braised Greens, Boiled Peanuts, Pork Croquette

Elk Cove Pinot Noir, 2014

3rd COURSE

Porchetta

Truffled Rice, Smoked Mushrooms, Truffle Honey

Stoller Reserve Pinot Noir, 2014

4th COURSE

Chicharron Churro

Cinnamon Gelato, Pasilla Pepper, Cocoa Nib, Salted Pork Fat Caramel

Amity Vineyards Pinot Noir, 2014

 Local Showcase @ Flight, 8pm – 2am

Charlotte Foodie Adventures

Come out and support your local musicians. This is a free 21+ show. Flight will validate parking at Hearst Tower.

Guinness Beer Dinner @ 204 North Kitchen & Cocktails, 7pm – 11pm

Charlotte Foodie Adventures

Join our Foodie Passport partner, 204 North, for a night full of delicious food paired with delicious beers. Tickets available through EventBrite.

The menu features:

Appetizer-

Wild Turkey Farm’s Pork Belly: Herbed Rice Grits, Pomegranate, Cili Sorghum Glaze + Gunness Draught Stout

Salad-

Roasted Baby Vegetable Salad: Carrots, Mixed Beets, Chimichurri + Guinness Rye Pale Ale

Entree-

Braised Grass Fed Short Rib – Smoked Potatoes, Collard Green & Tomato Ragout, Braising Jus + Guinness Antwerpen Stout

Dessert-

Blood Orange Crème Brulee – Candied Blood Orange, Dried Blood Orange + Irish Flip

Bacon, Bacon, Bacon Class @ Curley Tail Candied Bacon, 6:30pm – 9pm

Charlotte Foodie Adventures

What better way to spend your Thursday night than cooking with bacon (all the bacon, all the time!) This class will feature four dishes that you’ll prepare and enjoy during class as well as a guest appearance from Gene Pavone of Charlotte’s own Curley Tail Bacon. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at www.heidibillottofood.com. She has some fabulous cooking classes so I would definitely check this out.

Charlotte Magazine’s Best New Restaurants Party @ CenterStage NoDa, 7pm – 10pm  

Don’t miss this phenomenal event featuring 25 of Charlotte’s Best New Restaurants. There will be live music, a live auction, and much much more. Tickets can be purchased through Culinary Local.

FRIDAY, MARCH 10TH

Fashion, Cocktails & Dessert @ Kandy Bar, 9pm – 2am 

Slate Boutique is hosting one of their extravagant fashion shows at Kandy Bar and you’re invited. Watch beautiful models whisk down the cat walk while sipping on specialty cocktails and decadent desserts. VIP table reservations can be made by contacting vip@kandybarcharlotte.com.

Girl Scout Cookies & Beer Tasting @ Cork & Cask (Cornelius), 7pm – 10pm

America’s favorite cookie has inspired four of NoDa Brewing’s Brews and we can’t wait to try them. Come enjoy a cookie (or a few) with NoDa rep, Derek Murphy. He will talk you through the magic of each brew and give out some fun brewery swag.

Beer Details include:

Samoan Blonde: Blonde Ale with Coconut, Dark Chocolate and Caramel.

Minty Thin: Porter with Peppermint and Dark Chocolate.

Lemon Shortbread Kolsch: Bready Kolsch with Lemon Juice and Zest.

Tagging-a-long Brown: Brown Ale with Peanut Butter, Milk Chocolate and Vanilla.

SATURDAY, MARCH 11TH

Patio Release Party @ Lenny Boy Brewing Co., 12pm – 7pm

It’s officially patio season so come out and enjoy a free plate of Sauceman’s BBQ with your purchase of 22 oz. brew. There will be live music and entertainment.

IPA Release Party @ Sugar Creek Brewing, 2:25pm – 11pm

Come out and try this long awaited IPA! It’s designed to showcase the full flavor and aroma of America’s best hop varieties.

Annual Block Party @ Galway Hooker, Gates open at Noon  

Let the festivities begin! The region’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Block Party is held right here in Lake Norman! This FREE event has something the whole family will enjoy, including live music, food trucks, raffles, lawn games, vendors, and much more.

SUNDAY, MARCH 12TH

Namstay Yoga @ Legion Brewing, 12pm

Bring your mat and a smile. Join Lisa Strickland Yoga for a rejuvenating class, then stick around afterwards for a refreshing brewski. This class is just $7 and includes a beer.

S2E6 @ Free Range Brewing, 1pm

Order/fire will be at Free Range Brewing with Chef Chris Coleman of Stoke Charlotte. Learn about this Charlotte native’s story while you raise a pint with your neighbors and friends. The premier viewing will start at 2pm and a raffle will be held for a one-night stay at the Marriot Uptown with a tasting menu for two at Stoke Charlotte. Proceeds from the raffle go to the Children’s Miracle Network of the Levine Children’s Hospital.

MONDAY, MARCH 13TH

Craft x Craft I Charlotte Skyline N&S Art @ Sugar Creek Brewing, 6pm – 9pm

Create your own Charlotte skyline for your living room at this craft class hosted by Crowned Sparrow Co. Tickets available at www.crownedsparrowco.com.

TUESDAY, MARCH 14TH

Wine & Dine @ The Bottle Shop, 6pm – 9pm

This exclusive wine + dinner event is hosted by Stoke Charlotte and The Bottle Shop. This event will include a 3-course dinner and a tasting of wines from Ascent Wines, Inc. Tickets are $100 and seating is limited. Call Chandra to reserve your seat at 704.358.6558.

Trivia with OMB @ Libretto’s Pizzeria Charlotte, 7:30pm – 10:30pm

It’s Trivia Night! There will be great prizes, drink specials from OMB and $2 cheese and pepperoni slices all day.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15TH

Nourish/Tephra Vegan Dinner @ Goodyear Arts, 7pm – 10pm

Plant-based & gluten-free has never tasted so good. Tickets available at https://squareup.com/store/tephravegan.

Menu:

I. Avocado Toast. Grilled Fennel Confit. Local Radish. White Grapefruit Supreme. Citrus Zest. Edible Flowers.

II. Fresh Coconut Milk Tom Kha Soup. Crispy Enoki. White Yam “Croutons.” Fried Purple Basil.

III. Compressed Urban Gourmet Farms Maitake Mushrooms. Parsnip Purée. Le Jus Vert. Salt Roasted Beets. Sunchoke Chips.

IV. Sweet Pea & Pistachio Ice Cream. Baklava Crumble. Pakistan Rosebuds & Petals.

V. Vanilla Espresso Poached Medjool Dates. Maca Coconut Butter. Black Onyx Cacao Shortbread Cookie. Banana Brûlée. Sea Salt Peanut Caramel.

WRITTEN BY JESSICA BENTLEY | @SLICEOFJESS

RECIPE INVENTOR, SPIRALIZER ADDICT, & LOCAL PRODUCE LOVER

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