Food and beverage events for the week of Oct. 6
Food and beverage events
Dine Drink Detroit: More than 35 Detroit bars and restaurants will offer a food and drink combo for $15 Tuesday through Oct. 20. dinedrinkdetroit.com.
Tempos Vega Sicilia Wine Tasting at Bacco Ristorante: Dip into Bacco’s wine cellar for a tasting with Diana Kelley, regional manager for Tempos Vega Sicilia. The $45 admission fee is waived if you puchase wine at the event. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thurs. 29140 Northwestern, Southfield. (248) 356-6600.
Chef Matt Tulpa at Revolver: Co-founder of The Field: Detroit’s Culinary Collaborative and creator of Vice Cream, a gourmet hand-made creamery, Tulpa cooks a five-course dinner at Hamtramck permanent pop-up space. 6 and 9 p.m. Fri. Sold out. 9737 Jos Campau, Hamtramck. revolverhamtramck.com
Boatoberfest at Detroit Princess Riverboat: A beer-tasting cruise along the Detroit River. Tickets include 15 drink samples, appetizers and admission on the boat. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sat. $55. Detroit Princess docks near Cobo Center. (877) 338-2628 or motorcitybrewtours.com.
Oktoberfest — Ciders & Seasonals at Royal Oak Farmers Market: Beer sampling event with more than 100 craft beers and ciders. 6:30-11 p.m. Sat. $15-$20 admission, beer sample tickets are four for $5. 316 E. 11 Mile, Royal Oak. royaloakbeerfest.com.
Fall Wine Dinner at Au Cochon: A seasonal, five-course meal paired with wines from various locations. Lamb tartare with Barone Fini Merlot, for example. 6:30 p.m. reception followed by 7 p.m. seating. Wed. $75. Reserve by Monday. 260 N. Old Woodward, Birmingham. (248) 792-7795.
Yom Kippur Tap Takeover at Ale Mary’s Beer Hall: Several beers from He’Brew from Shmaltz Brewing will be on draft, including 2015’s Funky Jewbelation and Star Trek 50th anniversary ale Trouble with Tribbles. 5-8 p.m. Oct. 13. Beers priced a la carte. 316 S. Main, Royal Oak. (248) 268-1939.
Detroit Uncorked at Gleaners Community Food Bank: A wine tasting event and fundraiser for Gleaners. Sample from more than 300 wines and food from more than 15 Detroit restaurants. 6-9 p.m. Oct. 14. $85, $150 VIP. 2131 Beaufait, Detroit. (248) 504-1962 or detroituncorked.com.
Chef Jay Gundy at Revolver: Cork Wine Pub chef Gundy prepares a five-course vegetarian meal featuring grilled carrots, Michigan corn, sunchoke and potato salad, spinach-ricotta gnocchi and sweet potato cobbler. 6 and 9 p.m. Oct. 14. Sold out. 9737 Jos Campau, Hamtramck. revolverhamtramck.com.
Detroit Beer Book Brewery History Tour: Guided by Motor City Brew Tours owner Stephen Johnson, author of “Detroit Beer — A History of Brewing in the Motor City,” this tour hits pre- and post-Prohibition sites and stops for lunch at Traffic Jam & Snug. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 15 and Dec. 3. $50, includes transportation from Royal Oak, lunch and beer. Tour starts at 514 S. Lafayette, Royal Oak. motorcitybrewtours.com.
Taste of Southfield at Town Center Atrium: Sample food from more than 20 restaurants. The event also has live entertainment, raffles, cooking demos and an “edible creations competition” among three local restaurants. 5-8 p.m. Oct. 18. $15-$20 in advance, $25 at the door. 2000 Town Center Atrium, Southfield. (313) 557-6661.
Bourbon’s Back at Grosse Pointe War Memorial: Wine and spirit expert Michael Schafer talks about the history of bourbon and how it’s made. Sample six products. 7-9 p.m. Oct. 20. $45. 32 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Farms. warmemorial.org.
Detroit Fall Beer Festival at Eastern Market: Sample from more than 700 craft beers from 80 Michigan breweries. 5-9 p.m. Oct. 21 and 1-6 p.m. Oct. 22. $40-$45 in advance. Eastern Market, Detroit. mibeer.com/detroit-fall-festival.
Inferno Fest at Packard Proving Grounds: Enjoy a selection of hot and spicy food, plus a hot sauce market, live music and Halloween activities. Noon-5 p.m. Oct. 30. $10 admission, includes a $5 food voucher. 49965 Van Dyke, Shelby Township. myfavoriteshowsandevents.com.
Shawarma Fest at Royal Oak Farmers Market: A selection of Middle Eastern food from the area, plus a hummus competition, raw juice and smoothie bar, vendors and children’s activities. 6-10 p.m. Nov. 2. $10 admission, includes a $5 food voucher. Free for 12 and younger. 316 E. 11 Mile, Royal Oak. myfavoriteshowsandevents.com.