Tomorrow afternoon Gritty’s is throwing itself a 21st beerthday party. There will be a plenty of 21 IPA beer, live music and they’ll be serving food from the original 1988 menu (at the 1988 prices). The fun starts at 1 pm and lasts as long as the beer does.
Photo credit: Gritty McDuff’s Brewing Company
An additional wine tasting has been added to this week’s calendar. There will be a wine and cheese tasting at the Public Market House on Friday at 4:30.
On Monday the next Piatto per Tutti cooking class is being held. Governor Baldacci will be on hand for the grand opening at the new Borealis Breads on Tuesday. There are 6 wine tastings scheduled this week: at Old Port Wine Merchants on Wednesday, at Downeast Beverage, Browne Trading and Leavitt & Sons on Thursday, at Rosemont on Friday and at Kitchen & Cork on Saturday. There’s a showing of the movie The Garden at SPACE Gallery on Thursday. Also on Thursday, Vignola is hosting a Holiday Ale Night and The Great Lost Bear is showcasing holiday themed brews. Dean’s Sweets is holding an open house and truffle tasting on Saturday. For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.
The Munjoy Hill News is reporting that a Farmers’ Market will be operating in Monument Square through Winter and Spring every other Wednesday afternoon. According to the article the next market will take place December 24.
Chow Maine has a report on a special charcuterie tasting that will be held at Bonobo in January. I’ve heard from the organizer that the event is already sold out.
There’s another addition to this weekend’s event calendar. Rabelais Books on Middle Street is holding a cookie swap on Sunday.
A pair of additional items have been added to the event calendar for Saturday. Tony Fiore will be at Scratch Baking on Saturday morning for a book signing, and Rosemont Market on Brighton Ave is holding a wine tasting Saturday afternoon.
Whole Foods’ cheese plate class has been canceled.
On Monday the next Piatto per Tutti cooking class is being held. Bar Lola is hosting a Cotes du Rhone wine dinner on Tuesday. There are a pair of classes at Whole Foods on Wednesday on gluten-free living and on arranging cheese plates. Thursday night The Great Lost Bear is showcasing the beer of DL Geary Brewing. There are wine tastings scheduled this week at Black Cherry Provisions on Thursday and Whole Foods on Saturday. For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.
The annual Great Chilli & Chowder Challenge has been cancelled by it’s organizers in favor of planning a Family Expo.