This Week’s Events: Hilltop, Brew Pub Cup, Banded Horn Crawl, Oxbowl

MondayHilltop Coffee is opening at its new location, 100 Congress Street, this morning.

WednesdayBlack Tie is teaching a cooking class, and Outliers is hosting a French wine dinner.

Thursday — there will be a wine tasting at Rosemont on Brighton, and a beer and cheese tasting at the Public Market House;  Run of the Mill, Sebago, Gritty’s, In’finiti, Seadog, Marshall Wharf will be competing in the Brew Pub Cup at The Great Lost Bear.

Friday — there will be a wine dinner at BiBo’s Madd Apple Cafe.

Saturday — both Browne Trading and LeRoux Kitchen are holding wine tastings, a Banded Horn Beer Crawl is scheduled for 5 bars in Portland, and the Winter Farmers Market is taking place at the Urban Farm Fermentory on Anderson Street.

Sunday — Eventide is transforming into a sports bar (two 60″ plasma screens and a menu of hearty pub fare) for the Oxbowl  Super Bowl party, and Petite Jacqueline is screening Romantics Anonymous for their movie night.

New Maine Breweries Tour — author Joshua Bernstein will be participating in a Maine Brew Bus tour of Maine newest breweries: Banded Horn Brewing, Bissell Brothers, Austin Street and Foundation Brewing on February 15th.

For more information on these and other upcoming food happenings in the area, visit the event calendar.

If you are holding a food event this week that’s not listed above, publicize it by adding it as a comment to this post.