Checking Out the Local Food and Drink Scene
Mar 10, 2014
11:18 AM
The Chow Down

Four Madison Food Events to Check Out This Week

Four Madison Food Events to Check Out This Week

PHOTO BY MIKE BECHNER / BLACK ICE STUDIOS

Madison Magazine's annual Top Shelf Winter Taste is a chance to try fine whiskeys, bourbons and more.

Monday, March 10: Madison Magazine’s Top Shelf Winter Taste, held at the Beacon Lounge at Bonfyre American Grille, is a sampling event featuring fine whiskeys, ryes, bourbons and more. Food from the Beacon Lounge, Bonfyre American Grille, The Wise at HotelRED, Mason's on Main and Oil of the Olive will be available, as well as desserts from Villa Dolce and Cupcakes A-Go-Go. $35, 6–9 p.m., madisonmagazine.com/wintertaste

Wednesday, March 12: The UW Sea Grant Institute has launched an Eat Wisconsin Fish campaign to raise awareness about the health and economic benefits of consuming fish from Wisconsin and the Great Lakes. They are putting on a fish and beer pairing dinner with Next Door Brewing and Aqua Terra Farms. The four-course dinner includes smoked whitefish, pan friend Rainbow trout and Arctic char. $60, 6 p.m., eatwisconsinfish.org

Wednesday, March 12: Enjoy a family-style dinner with wine pairings at the Moroder Wine Dinner at Osteria Papavero. Marco Moroder, who runs the winery in Italy’s Marche region, will be at the dinner. Call 255-8376 for reservations. $49, 6–8 p.m., osteriapapavero.com

Sunday, March 16: The fourth annual celebration of heritage pork from Chef Dan Fox is here! SloPig will once again be held at the Madison Club and will feature a celebrity chef competition, craft punch competition, craft beer tasting, butchery demonstration and, of course, heritage pork samples, plus much more. $100, 6 p.m., slopig.com

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