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Food & Beverage - Week of May 13, 2019

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May 2019
 6:30 p.m. 

"Suckling Pig Dinner #10: Korean Street Foods": Miss Kim.

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Our next Suckling Pig feast will feature all the favorite street food of Korea. Yes, there will be tteokbokki. However, this version will be more saucy and ubiquitous than our ever popular Street Style. Twigim (fried things!) to dip into that sauce. Rice balls in fried tofu skin. Steamed buns with sweet red beans. The night of May 13th will be conversational, delicious, and bursting with fond stories from Chef Ji Hye's childhood! Get your tickets here
Miss Kim, 415 N. Fifth Ave. $38. 734-275-0099. [map]

 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Fun with Fruit": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Lakehouse Bakery (Chelsea) owner Keegan Rodgers discusses and demonstrates several different ways to prepare fresh fruit for both sweet and savory dishes.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown multipurpose rm., 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]



May 2019
 6-8 p.m. 

Annual Dinner and Silent Auction: Friends In Deed.

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Starting with one… is about how one small thing can make a difference and, over time, they can add up! It could be one meal, one volunteer, one monetary donation, one hour of your time, etc. While we raise a lot of funds through the event, we consider it more of a way of showing appreciation for our many volunteers!
Weber's Ann Arbor, 3050 Jackson Ave. Individual $75, Couple $140, Foursome $400, Table (eight people) $600. 7344857658. [map]

 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Dinner & a Movie": Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice Latin America Task Force.

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Screening of Garifuna in Peril, Rubén Reyes and Alí Allié's drama about a language teacher in Honduras struggling to preserve his endangered Afro-Amerindian culture. Preceded at 6:30 p.m. by dinner from Pilar's Tamales ($8; reservations required at
St. Mary's Student Parish, 331 Thompson. Free. 663-1870. [map]

 7-9 p.m. 

"Milled in Michigan, with Love": Zingerman's Roadhouse.

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Zingerman's Bakehouse co-owners Amy Emberling and Frank Carollo discuss freshly ground flour's improved flavor and quality, and host a dinner featuring stone-milled flour made from locally grown grain.
7-9 p.m., Zingerman's Roadhouse, 2501 Jackson. $75. Reservations required. 663-3663. [map]

 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Free! 

Trivia Night: Sporcle.

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▪︎Prizes for 1st and 2nd place!
▪︎Start times are 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm every Tuesday evening.
▪︎Hosted by AJ Shareen!
🌮Taco Tuesday Deals
- $2 mix and match tacos (minimum of 3 tacos)
- Galbi tacos, Pollo Tacos, Cali tacos
🍻Happy Hour all day Tuesday
- 20% off all draft beers (20 beers on tap!)
- 20% off craft cocktails on tap
- 20% off all wine
- 20% off small bites
▪︎Come see what everyone is talking about!
The Circ Bar, 210 South First Street (2nd Floor). Free. 734-277-3656. [map]



May 2019
 6 p.m. 

"24th Annual Dining for Dollars": Unified.

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Dinner, dessert, a silent auction, and raffles. Proceeds benefit Unified (formerly the HIV/AIDS Resource Center).
6 p.m., Ann Arbor City Club, 1830 Washtenaw. Tickets $135 in advance at or by phone. 572-9355. [map]

 6-8 p.m. 

"Why Women Stopped Baking": BAKE! with Zing.

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Yale University Women and Gender Studies lecturer Maria Trumpler discusses the history of home bread baking and how changes in flour, leavening, ovens, and uses for bread contributed to its decline. A light meal is served.
6-8 p.m., ZingTrain, 3728 Plaza Dr. $40. 761-7255. [map]



May 2019
 4-7 p.m. 

"Sundae Social": Zingerman's Delicatessen.

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May 17 & 31 & June 14 & 28. Family-friendly games & crafts. Gelato sundaes & hot dogs available.
4-7 p.m., Zingerman's Deli, 422 Detroit St. Free admission. 663-3400. [map]

 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

"Cider & Cheese": Zingerman's Creamery.

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May 5 & 17. Zingerman's cheesemakers discuss and offer taste samples of several pairings of cheese-friendly hard ciders with delicious artisan cheeses. Bread and additional accompaniments provided.
3-5 p.m. (May 5) & 6:30-8:30 p.m. (May 17), Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $45. Reservations required. 929-0500. [map]



May 2019
 2 p.m.  Free! 

"Weeds to Herbs"_Learning TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) : May's Bilingual Preschool.

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We think that everyone should be responsible for protecting our Mother Nature. This event is designed to be a mind-opener for people to turn trash into treasure in a fun and educational way. We have invited a certified Chinese pharmacist to lead us in this event.
Date: Saturday, 5/18/2019
Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
May's Bilingual Preschool (3181 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48108)
1. Looking for weeds/herbs in our playground, maybe also in nearby parks
2. Learning about their medical benefits
3. Cooking some salad or tea with them
4. Enjoying
5. Exploring more Chinese medicines bought from a Chinese store
6. Children playing and parents networking
Everyone is welcome! Please RSVP through our contract page at:
See you then :-)
May's Bilingual Preschool, 3181 Packard St. Free. [map]

 3-5 p.m. 

"Date Night: Beer & Cheese Edition": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Staffers offer taste samples of several beers, with artisan cheeses, bread, and other accompaniments.
3-5 p.m., Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $45. Reservations required. 929-0500. [map]

 5 p.m. 

"Ypsi Food Fight": Growing Hope Fundraiser.

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Tastings of food from 6 local restaurants. Judges vote for a favorite after a blind tasting. Attendees invited to vote as well.
5-8 p.m., Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace, 16 S. Washington, Ypsilanti. Tickets $75 in advance at 786-8401. [map]



May 2019
 Noon-2 p.m. 

"Brewing Methods": Zingerman's Coffee Company.

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Zingerman's Coffee Co. staff demonstrate and discuss 6-8 different ways to brew coffee, from filter drip to syphon pot.
Noon-2 p.m., Zingerman's Coffee Company, 3723 Plaza Dr. $30. 929-6060. [map]

 1:30 p.m. 

"Afternoon Tea at the Museum": Chelsea Area Historical Society.

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Black and spicy teas as well as sweet and savory treats are served in the historic Boyd House.
1:30 p.m., Boyd House, 125 Jackson, Chelsea. Tickets $25 in advance at and by phone. 476-2010. [map]

 2 p.m. 

"Cocktail Class: Made in Michigan": Tammy's Tastings.

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We are lucky to live in a state filled with amazing microdistilleries! This class will feature a variety of cocktails featuring Michigan-made vodkas, gins, whiskeys and more. We'll also highlight other Michigan products. This class will feature a guest distiller (to be announced).Your booking includes light snacks (pretzels, nuts).
The class includes a combination of history and stories, technique instruction, and hands-on making of cocktails. Plus sampling, of course! Total consumption is equivalent to 1.5-2 cocktails per person over the 2 hour class.
The Last Word, 301 W Huron St. $45. 734-276-3215. [map]

 5-7 p.m. 

"Cirque du Wild Swan": Wild Swan Theater Fundraiser.

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Performances by fire eaters, dancers, and jugglers. Also, games of chance, sweet and savory treats, and sudsy beverages.
5-7 p.m., Cobblestone Farm, 2781 Packard. Tickets $75 in advance at 995-0530. [map]

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