August 14, 2014 at 1:00 am

Metro Detroit food calendar

Downtown Street Eats at Cadillac Square

Featuring food trucks and a variety of local restaurants and startups. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays, through Aug. 22. 800 Woodward, adjacent to Campus Martius Park, Detroit.

Dine & Discover: The Art of Craft Beer at Schoolcraft College

11:30 a.m. Fri. Adults, $24; seniors, $19.20. 18660 Haggerty, Livonia. (734) 462-4448.

10th annual Piazza Zingermanza at Zingermanís Delicatessen

Italian street food fest. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Free. 422 Detroit, Ann Arbor. (734) 663-3354.

22nd annual Charity Chili Cook-Off and Family Picnic at Upper Parkland Park

Presented by the Dearborn Heights Professional Fire Fighters to benefit the Great Lakes Burn Camp for victims ages 7-17. Noon-dusk Sat. Parkland Street at Evergreen, Dearborn Heights. (313) 791-3650.

Outdoor Grilling on the Terrace at the Rattlesnake

Chefís cooking class. 2 p.m. Sat. $83.37. 300 River Place, Detroit. (313) 567-4400.

Sarap: Filipino Pop-Up at Great Lakes Culinary Center

Two seatings: 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sat. $50. 24101 W. Nine Mile, Southfield. (248) 325-8153.

Spaghetti Day at Downriver Italian American Club

11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Wed. $8.50 adults; $4 children. 646 Biddle, Wyandotte. (734) 285-4044.

Terrace Tasting ó Best of Summer! at the Rattlesnake Club

Wine tasting. 6 p.m. Wed. $57.72. 300 River Place, Detroit. (313) 567-4400.

The Big Grill Burger Bash at Royal Oak Farmers Market

Sample Michiganís best burgers and brews. 8 p.m. Aug. 22. VIP: $75 (includes 10 craft beer samples and early entry at 7 p.m.); General admission: $55 (includes 5 craft beer samples). Additional beer sample tickets available for purchase. Ages 21 and older. 316 E. 11 Mile. (248) 543-1000 or

Northvilleís Food Truck Festival at Ford Field

Noon-10 p.m. Aug. 23. Free admission. 151 S. Griswold. (248) 349-7640 or

BBQ Fundraiser at Paint Creek Cider Mill

Fundraiser presented by C.H.A.I.N.E.D Inc. Proceeds to benefit animals in need and to educate dog owners. 1-6 p.m. Aug. 23. $20. 4480 Orion, Rochester.

Ceci Denise Menu Tasting Reception at Russell Industrial Center

Upscale night of food. Portion of proceeds to support Salvation Army's Bed & Bread program, PROJECT N.O.A.H. and FEEDetroit. 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 23. $30. 1600 Clay, or

Return to Your Roots at Charles L. Bowers School Farm

Fundraiser dinner sponsored by the Root Restaurant & Bar Chef James Rigato. 6 p.m. Aug. 24. $60. 1219 E. Square Lake, Bloomfield Township. (248) 649-6479, (248) 698-2400 or

Cornman Farmsí Tomato Dinner at Zingermanís Roadhouse

Showcasing the best of the tomato season. 7-9 p.m. Aug. 26. $75. 2501 Jackson, Ann Arbor. (734) 663-3663.

Inaugural Food Truck Rally at Southfield City Centre Plaza

Sponsored by Arbor Lofts, Motor City Street Eats, the City Centre Advisory Board, and the Southfield Chamber of Commerce. 4-9 p.m. Aug. 27. 20300 Civic Drive, in the parking lot of Arbor Lofts at the corner of Central Park Boulevard and Civic Center Drive. (248) 796-5130 or

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