Wine and dining events coming up in Metro Detroit
Food and Beverage Events
Brent Foster dinner at Will Leather Goods: Metro Detroit chef Brent Foster, who was a finalist in Rachel Ray’s Great American Cookbook Competition, will present dinner at Will’s. Diners get 15 percent off any store purchase. 7 p.m. Thurs.-Fri. $60, $90 with drink pairings, $110 couples, $162 couples with drink pairings (Thurs. is sold out). 4120 Second, Detroit. yumvillage.com.
Wyandotte Restaurant Week: A variety of specials at some of the area’s most popular restaurants will be available Saturday through April 9. Some deals include three small plates for $20, or free dessert with the purchase of two entrees. There are also deals for $5 and $10. Frank’s Restaurant & Pizzeria, Willow Tree and more are part of the promotion. wyandotte.net/restaurantweek.
Blackness in America with Lagos: Chef Tunde Wey hosts a family-style Nigerian meal of whole grilled red snapper with sides and dessert. 6 p.m. April 6 (sold out), April 9. $45. 4470 Second, Detroit. fromlagos.com.
Marvelous Michigan Wine at Grosse Pointe War Memorial: Celebrate Michigan Wine Month with this informative tasting with sommelier Michael Schafer. 7-9 p.m. April 7. $35. 32 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 881-7511.
Sip Savor Stomp at Royal Oak Farmers Market: Wine tasting event with more than 300 products, plus cheese, chocolate, coffee and more. 6:30-11 p.m. April 9. $45, $65 VIP. 316 E. 11 Mile, Royal Oak. sipsavorstomp.com
Tiny Acres Pop-Up Farm to Table Fundraiser at Baker Streetcar Bar: A benefit dinner for Hamtramck community farm Tiny Acres, this event includes dinner, live music, comedy and a silent auction. The meal includes herb-crusted Michigan Amish pork loin, stuffed ricotta shells in a tomato cream sauce, micro greens salad, roasted vegetables and individual handmade organic apple pies. 4-10 p.m. April 17. $25 donation. 9817 Jos Campau, Hamtramck. (313) 873-8296.
Chefs Hassan Musselmani and Brandon Schatko at Yemans Street: Chef Musselmani was a recent contestant on FOX’s “Hell’s Kitchen.” He’s joined by Top of the Pontch chef Brandon Schatko for a six-course dinner featuring pierogi, oysters, a pork Reuben and tumeric cake for dessert. 7 p.m. April 22. $55. 2995 Yemans, Hamtramck. yemansstreet.com.
Taste of Iran at Our/Detroit: The Peace Meal Kitchen will serve Iranian food a la carte along with Iranian music and a film. Profits benefit the Omid Foundation which empowers disadvantaged women in Iran. 1-6 p.m. April 24. 2545 Bagley, Detroit. (313) 466-4405.
Chefs Eve Aronoff, Kate Williams and Rebecca LaMalfa at Eastern Market: Hamtramck’s permanent pop-up Revolver hosts a dinner at Eastern Market featuring chefs Eve Aronoff of Ann Arbor, Kate Williams of Detroit and “Top Chef” contestant Rebecca LaMalfa of Chicago. April 24. Menu to be announced; tickets on sale soon. Shed 5, Alfred at Russell, Detroit. revolverhamtramck.com.
Gin: the Original Flavored Vodka at Grosse Pointe War Memorial: A celebration of this botanical spirit includes six samples and is guided by sommelier Michael Schafer. 7-9 p.m. May 14. $45. 32 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 881-7511.
Whiskey Experience at Eastern Market: Angel’s Envy, Dalmore, Elijah Craig, Four Roses and Balvenie are just some of the brands represented at this tasting event. Proceeds benefit the Luelle M. Harden Foundation, which raises money for college scholarships and the Leukemia Society. 6:30 p.m. May 20. $80-$100. Shed 5, 2934 Russell, Detroit. eventbrite.com.