Monday — Maine Restaurant Week continues this week through to Sunday. As part of MRW, a number of area bars are participating in the Double Cross Vodka cocktail competition. The folks at El Rayo Cantina tell me they’ll be donating $1 to United Way for every cocktail they serve.
Tuesday — Slow Food Portland is holding a potluck dinner.
Wednesday — the 12th Annual Portland Symphony Wine Dinner and Auction is taking place. Chefs from the Haraseeket, Fore Street, Petite Jacqueline, Inn by the Sea and Grace and each designing and preparing a course of the meal. A few seats are still available.
Thursday — Layne Witherell, author of Wine Maniacs: Life in the Wine Biz will be at Longfellow for a book signing, the Bier Cellar is holding a tasting of saison/farmhouse ales, and the Great Lost Bear will be featuring beers from Founders Brewing.
Friday — there will be a wine tasting Rosemont.
Saturday — the Winter Farmers Market is taking place.
Sunday — Maine Restaurant Week’s Signature Event, a cocktail and dessert competition, is taking place.
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.