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Dining and spirit events
Yellowstone Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey at Detroit Denim: Steve Beam, president and head distillery at Limestone Branch Distillery, will visit Detroit for a Yellowstone Boubon tasting and shopping event. 6-8 p.m. Thurs. 2987 Franklin, Detroit. (313) 626-9216.
Red, White & Rose wine class at Grosse Pointe War Memorial: Sommelier Michael Schafer talks about American wines while you taste. 7-9 p.m. Thurs. $45. 32 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 881-7511 or warmemorial.org.
Sarap at Revolver: Chef Dorothy Hernandez brings her Filipino-inspired cuisine to Revolver for four seven-course seatings. Food, served family-style, includes pork humba crostini, pasta with crab-coconut sauce, roasted cauliflower, garlic rice and more. 6 and 9 p.m. Fri. and 6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. $45. 9737 Jos Campau, Hamtramck. revolverhamtramck.com.
Cerveza Delray launch party at Brew Detroit: To celebrate the release of their easy-drinking beer Cerveza Delray in 16-ounce cans, Corktown’s Brew Detroit is having a party with food trucks, games, giveaways and brewery tours. Noon-6 p.m. Sat. Free. 1401 Abbott, Detroit. (313) 344-7185.
Canada Days at Axle Brewing Co.’s Livernois Tap: Enjoy Dual Citizen cream ale, poutine and Canadian rock bands on the stereo. Noon Sat. and 10 a.m. Sun. 567 Livernois, Ferndale. (248) 284-2422.
Ackroyd’s Bakery pop-up at Rusted Crow Distillery: Along with Ackroyd’s famous Scootch egg, the Redford bakery will serve deep-fried sausage rolls, sausage sliders on a garlic cheddar scone and mac and cheese pies. 5-10 p.m. Sat. 6056 N. Telegraph, Dearborn Heights. (313) 551-4164.
Zingerman’s Cream Top Shop Cheese and Cocktail Pairing 101 at Frame: Zingerman’s certified resident cheese professional Tessie Ives-Wilson will guide guests through a two-hour cheese instruction that includes alcoholic pairings. 7 p.m. July 11. $80. Located inside joebar. 23839 John R, Hazel Park. framehazelpark.com.
Drink Pink — Rosé the Night Away in Eastern Market: A celebration of all things rosé, this event has wine, cocktails and champagne from around the world, plus food and desserts. 7-11 p.m. July 13. $55-$275. 2932 Russell, Detroit. drinkpinkdetroit.com.
Michigan Summer Beer Festival at Riverside Park: More than 1,000 craft beers made by around 150 Michigan breweries will be on hand to taste. 5-9 p.m. July 27 and 1-6 p.m. July 28. $40-$45 in advance, $45-$50 at the gate. 2 E. Cross, Ypsilanti. mibeer.com/summer-festival.
Restaurant and food briefs
Hummus & Pita Co. is coming: The first Michigan location for the Hummus & Pita Co. chain is set to open in October at Great Lakes Crossing’s food court. The healthy Mediterranean concept serves made-from-scratch breads, vegetarian dishes and meats cooked in a traditional taboon oven. With other stores in New York City and elsewhere around the country, Hummus & Pita Co. is also known for its vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free hummus shakes.
Botanical beverage: Petal organic sparkling rose beverage is now available at area Plum Markets. The beverage is sold in 12-ounce cans and has no calories, sugar or caffeine.
Bubba’s supports the troops: Throughout July, Bubba’s 33 bar and restaurant will donate $1 from every Patriot Burger sold to Homes for Our Troops. The Patriot Burger is a bourbon-infused barbecue burger with onion ring, sharp cheddar and bacon. Bubba’s 33 is at 17757 Hall in Macomb. Visit bubbas33.com.