This Week’s Events: Ice Bar, Latte Art Throwdown, Bob Smith Memorial

TuesdaySlow Food Portland is having at potluck dinner at the Quimby Colony.

WednesdayBack Tie is teaching a cooking class, and RSVP is having a wine and pizza tasting.

Thursday — the first night of the Ice Bar at the Portland Harbor Hotel (tickets available online), Bard Coffee is hosting their monthly latte art throwdown for baristas and amateur coffee enthusiasts, the 12th Annual Brew Pub Cup is taking place at The Great Lost Bear, andboth the Public Market House and Browne Trading are having a wine tasting.

Friday — the Ice Bar enters its second night at the Portland Harbor Hotel and the 3rd Annual Farmer’s Market Convention is taking place in Belfast.

Saturday — it’s the last night of the Ice Bar, the Winter Farmers Market is taking place at the Irish Community Center, Wine Wise is teaching a class on sweet/late harvest wines, and Black Cherry Provisions is holding a beer tasting.

Sunday — friend and colleagues of Chef Bob Smith will be gathering at The Coastal House in Wells to commemorate his life and passing. The Chef Bob Smith Fund for Education in Farming and the Culinary Arts has been set up in his memory.

Valentine’s Day — February 14 is coming up fast. V-Day is is a very busy night for Portland restaurants. Already a number of them are fully booked for the big night. If you’re planning on taking your significant other out for dinner on Valentine’s Day now is the time to call your favorite restaurant for reservations.

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.

3 comments on “This Week’s Events: Ice Bar, Latte Art Throwdown, Bob Smith Memorial

  1. El Rayo will be embracing the arctic cold now through the end of January by featuring our LUSH PUPPY frozen tequila and rum drinks for $5 during Happy Hour Monday –Friday from 4-6PM.

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