Upcoming dining, wine and beer events
Asia Fest at Royal Oak Farmers Market: Restaurants and caterers featuring food from China, Japan, Korea, India, Philippines, Vietnam and more. 6-10 p.m. Thurs. $10 in advance, $12 at the door, free for children 12 and younger. 316 E. 11 Mile, Royal Oak. (248) 809-9644.
Stadt Garten: A new beer garden in Midtown, this event is outside a 1880s Gothic-Victorian mansion and benefits Hostel Detroit. Expect craft beer and cocktails, cold brew coffee from Will Leather Goods, food, games and more. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat. Free admission. 3980 Second, Detroit.
Ferrari Carano Wine Dinner at Joe Muer Seafood: A five-course meal paired with wines from the California vineyard. Ferrari Carano’s executive winemaker Sarah Quider is the guest speaker. 7 p.m. Mon. $125, includes tax and tip. 400 Renaissance Center, Detroit. (313) 567-6837 to reserve.
Burger Bash Detroit at Royal Oak Farmers Market: Sample burgers and other food — including beer and cider — from more than 40 restaurants and vote on your favorite. 6:30 p.m. July 22. $25, $35 VIP. 316 E. 11 Mile, Royal Oak. BurgerBashDetroit.com.
Prohibition History Bike and Brew Tour: A 14-mile bike ride visits former prohibition sites in downtown Detroit. 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. July 23, Aug. 21, Sept. 3 and 18. $35, $10 bike rental. Tours depart from 511 W. Canfield, Detroit. motorcitybrewtours.com.
All on the Table: A Pop-Up at the Menagerie: A five-course meal by Ocean Prime executive chef Sean Force featuring watermelon, walleye, lamb, strawberries and chocolate. 6:30 p.m. July 23. $60. 31 N. Saginaw, Pontiac. (248) 648-1505 or menageriekitchen.com.
Walking Brewery Tour in Detroit: A guided tour of Midtown businesses Traffic Jam & Snug, Motor City Brewing Works and Jolly Pumpkin. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aug. 27, Oct. 8 and Dec. 3. July 30 sold out. $40, includes tour, samples and lunch. 441 W. Canfield, Detroit. motorcitybrewtours.com.
Motor City Pizza Fest at Royal Oak Farmers Market: Sample pies from a dozen pizza makers, plus beer and wine, live music, kids activities and more. 6-10 p.m. Aug. 4. $10 in advance, $12 at the door, free for kids 12 and younger in advance. 316 E. 11 Mile, Royal Oak. (248) 809-9644.
Meadery Bus Tour in Ferndale: Celebrate National Mead Day with a bus tour to B. Nektar Meadery in Ferndale and Dragonmead and Kuhnhenn Bewery in Warren. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 6. $55, includes transportation, tours, lunch and tasting tickets for B. Nektar’s Mead Day party. 1511 Jarvis, Ferndale. motorcitybrewtours.com.
VegMichigan Summer Festival at Madonna University: A vegan food festival with food trucks, caterers and exhibitors, plus live music, games, face-painting and henna tattoos. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 7. Free admission. 36600 Schoolcraft, Livonia. vegmichigan.org.
Sapori e Vini del Lazio at Cafe Cortina: A five-course meal featuring wine and food from the Lazio region of Italy. 7 p.m. Aug. 8. $125 all inclusive. 30715 W. 10 Mile, Farmington Hills. (248) 474-3033 or (917) 770-3589.
Brewery History Bike and Brew Tour: A 10-mile tour through downtown Detroit to learn about the city’s brewery history. 10 a.m. Aug. 14 and 28, and Sept. 11. $35, $10 for bike rental. Tours depart from 511 W. Canfield, Detroit. motorcitybrewtours.com.
Wine and Food Festival at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre: Sample products from more than 150 wineries in Michigan and beyond, plus craft beer, food and live music. 1-9 p.m. Aug. 27 and 1-4 p.m. Aug. 28. $25, $10 designated driver. 3554 Walton, Rochester. (248) 377-0100.