Checking Out the Local Food and Drink Scene
Apr 21, 2014
11:08 AM
The Chow Down

Wine Dinner at Heritage, Tory Miller at Salvatore's and Other Food Events This Week

Wine Dinner at Heritage, Tory Miller at Salvatore's and Other Food Events This Week


Salvatore's Tomato Pies in Sun Prairie will host guest chef Tory Miller on Thursday.

Tuesday, April 22

Indulge in a five-course dinner featuring Zepaltas Wines (with winemaker and Wisconsinite Ryan Zepaltas on hand) at Heritage Tavern. $65 tasting menu, $85 with wine pairings, 5:30 p.m.,

Wednesday, April 23

It’s the first Wednesday farmers’ market on MLK, Jr. Blvd. 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m.,

Thursday, April 24

Tory Miller will make a special appearance at the beloved Sun Prairie farm-to-table pizza place Salvatore’s Tomato Pies for dinner. The L’Etoile/Graze chef will be crafting a special tomato pie called "The Red Dragon" with pork bulgogi, grilled bok choy, kimchi, gochujang sauce, rice pearl crackers, Pleasant Ridge Reserve cheese and egg. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Sherman Middle School garden program. Call (608) 318-1761 for reservations.

Saturday, April 26

Hop Head Beer Tours is putting on their annual Backroads Brewery Bus Tour. Host Jim Draeger, author of Bottoms Up! A Toast to Wisconsin’s Historic Bars & Breweries, will lead tour-goers through stops at Lake Louie Brewing, the historic Badger Bar in Platteville, Potosi Brewing and the National Brewery Museum. $75, 12–9 p.m., 

Sunday, April 27

Attend REAP’s Spring Gala at the Madison Club for a five-course meal celebrating local ingredients. Hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction book-end the event. $150, 5:30 p.m.,

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