This Week’s Events: Maine Shrimp, Calorie Count Discount, Book Sale, Tea Ceremony

Monday — start of the Maine Shrimp season.

Tuesday — four Portland restaurants will be offering a select item on their menu for the price of their calorie count.

Thursday — the first day of a the moving sale at Rabelais.

Friday — there will be a wine tasting at the West End Deli and a Japanese Tea Ceremony demonstration at Dobra Tea. It’s also the second day of a the moving sale at Rabelais.

SaturdayWine Wise is holding a pair of events in the Old Port, there will be a wine tasting at LeRoux Kitchen, and the Winter Farmers Market is taking place, and  it’s the last day of a the moving sale at Rabelais.

January 14
Later this month the Peaks Island Gastro Society will be holding its 2nd dinner. It will be a 6-course meal of starters plus Lemon Sole, Fettucini Carbonara w/Truffles, Poached Atlantic Salmon Stuffed Squid, Venison Osso Bucco w/Truffles, Roast Garlic Spinach Martini, and Bacon Wrapped Sabayon Souffle.

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.