Local Food and Drink Events
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Get Him (or Her) to the Greek
AIWF-KC - American Institute of Wine and Food
Come out to an "Eat Like a Greek" cooking class and wine pairing at Wines by Jennifer in Parkville. Just $30 each (or $25 if you are a member of their Wine Club). Joyce Angelos will show you how:
* to fold phyllo cheese triangles "tiropitakia"
* to make a Greek tomato sauce
* to make a simple greek meatball "keftedes"
* to make the garlic yogurt dip "tzaziki"
* to make a seafood saute
Also, a discussion of the wines of Santorini, where Joyce toured this past July.
Thursday, February 17, 2011, 6-8 PM
Wines by Jennifer, 504 Main St.; Parkville, MO. 816-505-9463. http://www.winesbyjennifer.com/
Reserve early - space is limited for this class.
Slow Food Kansas City Presents Artisan Crafted Cocktails and Seasonal Food at R Bar
Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 6-8 PM
R Bar - www.rbarkc.com
1617 Genessee St., Kansas City, MO
$40 Members / $45 Non-Members. Gratuity is not included.
Learn how the R Bar makes their cocktails by using a traditional recipe and giving it a fresh update.
The R Bar's mixologists will be doing a demo on how they make one of their artisan cocktails.
Chef Alex Pope will share his ideas about food, R Bar's mission and how he uses seasonal, fresh, and locally produced ingredients to make fantastic seasonal menus.
Enjoy a menu of seasonal appetizers and 2 artisan cocktails:
French King - Grey Goose Vodka, Chambord, Pineapple juice and Lucid Absinthe
Ward 8 - Rittenhouse Rye, Orange juice, Lemon juice and House-made Grenadine.
* Windhaven farms organic turkey sausage with pickled grapes
* Windhaven farms organic turkey confit in phyllo with smoked beet chutney
* Iberico housemade lardo with farm to market baguette and apple mostarda
* Camp Lindo chicken liver dumplings, rosemary ranch dressing
* Sweet potato bisque, Shatto crème fraiche and cranberries
Additional drinks/wine will be available for purchase. Reserve your spot at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/154855 by February 18th. Online reservations only for this event.
Travel and Cook with Franco Cupini in Italy
On Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 5:30 PM, come to Cupini’s Restaurant (1809 Westport Road) and learn about an opportunity to travel and cook with Chef Franco Cupini on November 4-13, 2011 in his home land, Italy!
We will visit Rome and the Umbrian countryside, on a unique gastronomic and historic tour. This will be a chance to have some authentic experiences not often obtained with just 20 participants. We’ll enjoy first class accommodations for four nights in Rome and four more in a very special countryside farmhouse. Three cooking classes with Franco, privately guided tours of the most important sights in Rome, including the Vatican Museums, wine tasting, a visit to an olive oil mill are just a few of the highlights.
Wine and Appetizers served at the information session. RSVP to Cupini’s at our Facebook Page:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=148865931838739 Or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jasper's Artisan Chocolate Experience Dinner
Monday, February 21 · 7-10 PM
Jasper's Italian Restaurant, 1201 West 103rd, Watts Mill Shopping Center, Kansas City, MO
This "Experience" dinner will feature a mini workshop by Artisan chocolatier Alan McClure from Patric Chocolate. You will be treated to a five course gourmet meal, proving that chocolate is not just sweet but savory, too. There will be a unique soup, Bruschetta w/ Pears & Gorgonzola Risotto, Wild Boar & a Heavenly Chocolate ending. Meadowlark Acres will be providing rustic breads to accompany the meal.
$45 per person plus tax and gratuity. Credit card payment will secure your reservation for this event
RSVP: (816) 941-6600 OR email:email@example.com
These experience dinners sell out fast, so make your reservation today!