Wednesday, October 9, 2013
[EID Events] October 9-November 2
Ferndale Restaurant Week, through October 13
Dine Drink Detroit, October 10-16
(revolver) Dinner with the Cook's Crossing, Hamtramck, October 11
The new communal-style chef's tasting dinner is now taking reservations for October 11 but hurry, only 35 seats are available. Read more about them here and make your reservations.
Farmington FoodaPollooza, Riley Park, Farmington, October 13
Farmington's first-ever food truck rally is hosted by Off the Beaten Path Books, Grow Farmington, and KickstART Farmington and will have four food trucks and live music.
Good Food Gathering, Plymouth Michigan Gathering Space, Plymouth, October 13
A celebration of all things Michigan-made, hosted by Door-to-Door Organics.
Jolly Pumpkin and North Peak Beer Dinner, Forest Grill, Birmingham October 14
Five courses featuring the beers of Jolly Pumpkin and North Peak as well as some Civilized Spirits. Tickets are $70pp.
The Great Pumpkin Feast at the Root, White Lake October 16
Every course features pumpkin as a highlighted ingredient with beer pairings from, naturally, Jolly Pumpkin Brewery. Seats still available.
Michigan Craft Beer Gala, Karl's Cabin, Plymouth October 16
Featuring a chef's buffet including items like pate and charcuterie as well as 10 3-oz. samples of Michigan craft beers from Witch's Hat, New Holland, Right Brain and Liberty Street.
Salumi Dinner by Righteous Rojo at Zingerman's Events, Ann Arbor, October 16
A selection of salumi (as well as vegetarian options) will be served from 5-10 p.m. or until they run out of food. No seating times; just drop on by.
Detroit Beer Week, October 17-27
New Official Beer Destinations now and events are being announced daily; follow the Facebook page for updates.
~Rock City Eatery Food + Beer Specials featuring Dark Horse, October 17-27
~Sammie, Soup + Beer Combo Special at Mudgie's all through DBW, October 17-27
~Afternoon Delight Daily at Woodbridge Pub, October 17-27
~Griffin Claw's Brewmaster Dan Rogers at Woodbridge Pub, October 17
~Short's Tap Takeover at Foran's Grand Trunk Pub, October 19
~Orange + Black Party at Woodbridge Pub, October 20
~New Holland Double-Header at Woodbridge Pub, October 21
~Kill All the ZomBEEs at Foran's, October 21
~Arbor Brewing Tap Takeover at Foran's Grand Trunk Pub, October 23
~Bell's Tap Takeover at Foran's Grand Trunk Pub, October 24
~Cans for Cans at Green Dot Stables, October 24
~Beer Fest Hangover Brunch at Woodbridge Pub, October 27
Windsor Craft Beer Festival, Windsor October 18-19
Right on the other side of the Detroit River lies the exotic land of Windsor-Essex, and lo and behold they brew beer there. Can't wait for Fall Beer Fest in Eastern Market? Get prepped the weekend before with this celebration of craft beer heritage in Windsor-Essex in historic Olde Walkerville.
WindsorEats Bikes + Beers Cycling Tour (Beer Fest Edition), Windsor October 19
Visit local beerie establishments by bike then end your tour at Windsor's inaugural craft beer festival.
(revolver) Dinner with Rubbed, Hamtramck, October 18-19
The European-style deli and sandwich shopping opening soon in Corktown will present this five-course dinner at (revolver). Two seatings are available each day.
Theatre Bizarre: The Procession, the Masonic Temple, Detroit October 18-19
New this year is a Preview Gala on Friday night. Limited tickets are available for this intimate event where masks are mandatory and masqueraders are led through a strolling dinner and scheduled performances. On Saturday, join the Procession.
West Village Biergarten, West Village, Detroit, October 19-20
Hatch Detroit and the Villages of Detroit present this pop-up beer garden to introduce Phase II of the Detroit Lions Living for the Neighborhood Initiative in West Village.
Halloween Harry Potter Hogwarts Feast at the Old Town Hall, Farmington October 19
Off the Beaten Path Books presents this Harry Potter-themed Halloween feast in Farmington. Dress in your wizardly best and allow the sorting hat to decide if you are Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or (shudder) Slytherin. (There are only 25 seats per table so not everyone can be Gryffindor.) There will be house tables and house cups, butter beer, and readings from the Harry Potter books. Artisan Knitworks in downtown Farmington will also have knit kits available to make your own house scarves and earn your house extra points (okay, so houses will be sorted in advance). Tickets are $25.
Sweater Weather, Boston-Edison, Detroit, October 19
This event is hosted by 826michigan and will be held inside a historic mansion in the Boston-Edison district. Food by Righteous Rojo.
Kung Food Pop-Up Dinner After the Shanghai Ballet, Music Hall, downtown Detroit October 20
Following the performance of The Butterfly Lovers (China's own Romeo and Juliet) by the Shanghai Ballet at the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts, enjoy a dinner with local Asian food pop-up Kung Food. Combo tickets are $50.
Sundaylicious, MotorCity Wine, Corktown, October 20
This Sunday's food feature is a raw bar from Chef Robert Scherer of the London Chop House.
Michigan Brewers Guild Fall Beer Festival, Eastern Market October 25-26
As if this needs any kind of explanation.
Wrestlemania Halloween at Green Dot Stables, Corktown October 31
Break out your '80s spandex for a Wrestlemania Halloween at everyone's favorite slider joint, Green Dot Stables. There will be food and drink specials and theme music.
Dia de los Muertos at Imperial, Ferndale November 1-2
Remember when they did this last year and it was amazing? Well, they're doing it again. Details TBA. For now, set those dates aside.