Food events across Metro Detroit
The Chocolate Affair
Sample and vote on your favorite chocolate. Proceeds to benefit parish ministry to the homeless. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sun. Adults, $10; children, $5. St. David’s Episcopal Church-Corner Fellowship Hall, 16200 W. 12 Mile, Southfield. stdavidssf.org.
Big Game Tailgate Party
Tasty samplings of chili and mac & cheese from more than a dozen trendy and hot restaurants. 5-9 p.m. Wed. Beer garden featuring Atwater Brewery and cocktails from 7-9 p.m. $15 advance; $20 door. Ages 21 and older. Campus Martius Park, 800 Woodward, Detroit. downtowndetroitparks.com.
Black Wine Night
Celebration of wines and spooky-themed food where everything is black. The blind tasting event includes a four-course dinner noir. 7 p.m. Wed. $65 (excluding tax and gratuity). Vinology, 110 S. Main, Ann Arbor. Reservations required. (734) 222-9841.
HFC’s Fall 2016 Courses XIII Scholarship Dinner
Presented by the Henry Ford College Culinary Arts Dept. Held in the student-run restaurant. 6 p.m. Oct. 27. $45. Fifty-One O One, Student & Culinary Arts Center (Building M), main campus, 5101 Evergreen, Dearborn. hfcc.edu.
A Taste for the Holidays
A wine, beer and food tasting gala sponsored by the Clarkston Rotary Club. Featuring wines of the world, handcrafted beers, along with 13 local restaurants providing a wide variety of appetizers and desserts. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27. $45 advance; $55 door. Purchase advance tickets at the Clarkston Rotarians, Bordine Nursery-Clarkston, Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce, or clarkstonrotary.org. Bordine’s Nursery, 8600 Dixie Highway, Clarkston. (248) 625-9100.
The Great Pumpkin Feast
Pairing a cool seasonal beer with each course. Seating at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27. First course served at 7 p.m. Food and beer: $85; Food only: $65; Beer only: $20. The Root Restaurant & Bar, 340 Town Center, White Lake Township. Reservations required. (248) 698-2400 or therootrestaurant.com.
Diner de Vin
French wine dinner. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28. $120 (including tax and gratuity). The Rattlesnake Club, 300 River Place, Detroit. Reservations required. (313) 567-4400.
International Vegetarian Food Festival
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct 29. Free. Suburban Showplace, 46100 Grand River, Novi. 904-VEG-MICH or mivegetarian.org.
Halloween Harvest Dinner
Costumes not mandatory, but recommended. 7 p.m. Oct. 31. $100. Rock City Eatery, 4216 Woodward, Detroit. Reservations required. (313) 265-3729 or rockcityeatery.com.
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