Ann Arbor food & drink calendar for the week of March 28-April 4
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Two Cooking. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Ann Arbor Cooks, 5060 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor. Come with a friend, a date, or a family member and work together to prepare and then enjoy this feast. Tonight's theme: Ultimate Breakfast for Dinner. Menu: Crunchy-crusted yeast raised Belgian waffles with homemade berry syrup and vanilla bean Chantilly cream; huevos rancheros with salsa verde, cotija cheese, avocado, black beans, and fresh corn tortillas; salmon hash with fresh herbs and creme fraiche; spicy sweet glazed bacon; sweet tea infusions with citrus, herbs, and berries. $150/pair. Register online 48 hours in advance at www.annarborcooks.com.
Thursday Night Rush Hour Relief at the Wine Bar. 5-8:30 p.m. Cranbrook Whole Foods, 990 W. Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, at the wine bar. Each Thursday evening, experts lead an exploration of wine, cheese and appetizers. This week’s topic: California Zinfandels. $17. 734-997-7500.
All You Can Eat Fish Fry. 5-8 p.m. Livingston County Wildlife Conservation Club, 6060 E. M-36, Hamburg Township. Dinner includes fish (fried, baked), smelt, hush puppies, macaroni and cheese, french fries, vegetable, coleslaw, rolls and butter, homemade desserts, coffee, lemonade and ice tea. A cash bar is available. $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $5 for children ages 6-12. Children 5 and younger eat for free. 810-231-1811.
Easter Weekend Chocolate Class. 2-4 p.m. Great Oak Cohousing Common House, 500 Little Lake Drive, Ann Arbor. Make your own Easter treats. You'll learn all about chocolate tempering and molding as you make hollow Easter eggs, caramel filled bunnies, chocolate tulips and crunchy frogs. The class is sponsored by Tammy's Tastings. $45. www.tammystastings.com/shop.
Eat, Meet, & Be Cherry. 2-4 p.m. Cherry Republic, 223 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. Every Saturday in February and March, the store will host cooking demos by chefs from local restaurants, including Conor O’Neill’s on March 30. Free. 734-585-5231.
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Saturday Farmers Market. 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Ann Arbor Farmers Market, 315 Detroit St., Ann Arbor. Find local produce and food from some of your favorite farmers as well as educational food demos and more. Free admission. Visit www.a2gov.org/market for more information.
Milan Senior Nutrition Program. 11:45 a.m. Milan Senior & Community Activity Center, 45 Neckel Court, Milan. In partnership with the Washtenaw County Senior Nutrition Program, they offer a nutritionally balanced meal three afternoons a week: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. There is a suggested donation of $2.50 for anyone who is 60 years or older and a fee of $5 for anyone under the age of 60. They do ask for 48 hour advanced reservations. Call or stop by the office.
Lunch is Served. Noon-1 p.m. Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor. Repeats every Tuesday and Friday. Reservations are required with two days prior notice. Suggested donation for those over 60 years of age is $2.50, for all others, $5. Call 734-998-9353 for reservations.
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31 Years with Ari Weinzweig. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Zingerman’s Events on Fourth, 415 N. Fourth Ave., Ann Arbor. The Zingerman’s co-founder tells stories about and discusses and offers taste samples of some of the deli’s staple products. $45. 734-663-3400.
Wednesday Wine Tasting. 6 p.m. Paesano's Italian Restaurant, 3411 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor. This informal wine tasting allows patrons to sample five up and coming wines from Italy. Joined by one of Paesano's knowledgeable wine purveyors, the staff creates tasty appetizers to accompany the bold flavors. $25. www.paesanosannarbor.com.
Thursday, April 4
Coney Dog and Root Beer Float Night. 5-8 p.m. American Legion Post #419, 9807 Whitewood Road, Pinckney. $1.25 per Coney dog. For more information call 734- 878-9522 or 734-341-4249.
Thursday Night Rush Hour Relief at the Wine Bar. 5-8:30 p.m. Cranbrook Whole Foods, 990 W. Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, at the wine bar. Each Thursday evening, experts lead an exploration of wine, cheese and appetizers. This week’s topic: TBD. $17. 734-997-7500.
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