Upcoming Dining events, tastings and pop-ups
A Korean Buddhist Dinner with Miss Kim at Frame: Chef Ji Hye Kim of Miss Kim Korean Restaurant in Ann Arbor will present a five-course meal inspired by Buddhist philosophies. 6 and 9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. $65 plus tax and service fee. Inside Joebar at 23839 John R, Detroit. framehazelpark.com.
Garbriel Hall Po’ Boy Pop-Up at Nancy Whiskey’s: Soon-to-open New Orleans-style restaurant Gabriel Hall will serve their popular po’ boy sandwiches out of the kitchen of Nancy Whiskey’s for one night only. The last pop-up Gabriel Hall did here saw a line to the door. 6-9 p.m. Sun. A la carte. 2644 Harrison, Detroit. (313) 962-4247.
Taste of Southfield: Sample food from restaurants and banquet facilities in the Southfield area at this 15th annual event. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Friends of Southfield Police nonprofit. 5-8 p.m. Sept. 11. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. 26555 Telegraph, Southfield. tinyurl.com/TasteOfSouthfield2018.
Great American Lobster Fest at Hart Plaza: Lobster will be flown in from the East Coast for this crustacean celebration. Lobster meals can be purchased in advance. General admission is free and includes live entertainment. Noon-10 p .m. Sept. 14-16. $5 suggested donation for general admission, $34 lobster meal experience, $89 VIP. Jefferson at Woodward, Detroit. americanlobsterfest.com.
Evening of Roses at Edsel & Eleanor Ford House: Celebrate Eleanor Ford’s love of roses with flowers, a rose-infused libation from Chartreuse Kitchen and Cocktails and desserts from Pinwheel Bakery. 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20. $60, $50 members. 1100 Lake Shore, Grosse Pointe Shores. fordhouse.org.
Cattle Baron’s Ball at Suburban Collection Showplace: A fundraiser for a local cancer research grant, this event has a strolling dinner and dessert featuring food from area restaurants, plus live and silent auctions, southwestern-themed activities. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22. $200 and up. 46100 Grand River, Novi. cbbdetroit.org.
Sicilia e Sardegna Dinner at Cafe Cortina: Experience the wines and food of these two Italian islands with a five-course dinner. 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30. $135. 30715 W. 10 Mile, Farmington Hills. (248) 474-3033.
Boatober Beer Tasting Beer Cruise at Detroit Princess Riverboat: Sample more than 30 fall seasonal beers and ciders while cruising down the Detroit River. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 6. $62.50. 1 Civic Center, Detroit. motorcitybrewtours.com.