|Michigan winery Brys Estate. Photo by Nicole Rupersburg.|
Broadway in Detroit "Girls Night Out" Dinner Package at the Rattlesnake, November 5-16
Starting November 5, the Rattlesnake is offering "Girls Night Out" dinner packages in partnership with Broadway in Detroit for performances of Mama Mia! and 50 Shades! The Musical. SIDEBAR: 50 Shades! The Musical is hilarious.
Local Roots Fall Evening Dinner at the Eagle Tavern at the Henry Ford, Dearborn, November 7
A five-course menu highlighting fall flavors, featuring Two James Spirits.
Livernois Corridor SOUP, Livernois Square, November 7
A neighborhood offshoot of Detroit SOUP - $5 gets you a meal and a vote on a community project microfunded by the dinner.
Freep Film Festival Launch Party at the Fillmore Detroit, downtown, November 7
Featuring the Detroit premiere of "The Michigan Beer Film."
Bell's Beer Dinner at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse, Livonia, November 8
Five courses with Bell's beer pairings.
Whiskey Business, Royal Oak Farmers Market, November 8
Featuring over 100 whiskeys from around the world.
Chef Phil Jones at (revolver), Hamtramck, November 8
Chef Phil Jones of Detroit's COLORS is preparing a four-course meal honoring the most important women in his life.
Motor City Tour Company Brewery Bus Tour, November 9
With stops at MillKing It Productions (not open to the public), Griffin Claw Brewery, and Black Lotus Brewing.
Sip Savor Stomp at the Royal Oak Farmers Market, Royal Oak, November 9
Sample 100+ wines for the holidays with cheese and chocolate, various restaurants, and music by Ben Sharkey.
The Batata Shop and House Gallery at MotorCity Wine, Corktown, November 9
Sweet potato waffles, house music, and no cover.
Sundaylicious Chili Cook-Off at MotorCity Wine, Corktown, November 10
Taste each of the 10 chili cook-off entries for only $10, then stick around for a special guest DJ...now, I know who this guest DJ is but can't ruin the surprise, but let's just say this is one that's worth missing the live blogging on Twitter of Bourdain saying nice things about Detroit.
Pappy Van Winkle Tasting with Julian Van Winkle III at the Raven's Club, Ann Arbor, November 11
Taste through five of Julian Van Winkle's personal reserves of the most sought-after bourbon in the world, with Ann Arbor and Detroit area chefs preparing dishes to complement the bourbons.
Making it in Michigan 2013 Conference and Trade Show at MSU, Lansing, November 12
Are you an aspiring food entrepreneur hoping to start your own business or sell your products to retailers? This is the event for you.
Oyster and Stout pairing with Bell's at Tom's Oyster Bar, Royal Oak, November 13
Don't believe that these two pair well? Find out for yourself.
Jolly Pumpkin Beer Dinner at Local Kitchen + Bar, Ferndale, November 13
And here is the menu!
November Drinks x Design at Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Company, Midtown, November 14
Tour the newly-opened Garden Theatre, hear more about Midtown Inc.'s upcoming projects, see artwork from the Detroit Artists Market, and grab a cocktail at Great Lakes - all effectively in the same building.
Detroit Drunken Historical Society presents the History of Michigan Wines at MotorCity Wine, Corktown, November 14
A Michigan wine tasting and talk featuring Sharon Kegerreis, a Michigan wine enthusiast and co-author of The History of Michigan Wines: 150 Years of Winemaking Along the Great Lakes and From the Vine: Exploring Michigan Wineries.
Frontera Dinner 1932 at Frontera, Eastern Market, November 14
Chef Andrew Benjamin and Bailout Productions' Joe Robinson collaborate on this five-course dinner at the not-yet-open Frontera in Eastern Market. RSVP is mandatory.
Dinner with Chef Ollie Honderd at (revolver), Hamtramck, November 15
Four-course dinner, two seatings, $35.
Highland Park SOUP at Nandi's Knowledge Cafe, Highland Park, November 17
$5 for soup, salad, and a vote supporting a community project in Highland Park.
Downtown Detroit SOUP at 1515 Broadway, downtown, November 20
$5 for soup, salad, and a vote supporting a community project in downtown Detroit.
New Holland Beer and Whiskey Dinner at Toast, Birmingham, November 21
Celebrating Toast's fifth anniversary featuring six dishes ending with their beer barrel bourbon.
Third Thursdays at Eastern Market, Eastern Market, November 21
More details coming on this event, part of the new Third Thursdays evening market series.