JULY 26-SEPTEMBER 4
The Generous Pour
The Capital Grille is offering a generous pour wine event, with highly trained servers suggesting pairings for each course. The Generous Pour offers a collection of wines that have been hand-selected master sommelier George Miliotes, one of only 215 Master Sommeliers worldwide. The event continues through September 4. 180 University Town Center Dr. Tickets are $28 per person with dinner. For more information about the featured wines or to make your reservation, call (941) 256-3647.
Craft Beer Flights & Bites Dinner Series
Make your way to Mattison’s City Grille for a night of craft beer tasting, along with the “bites” dinner menu prepared by Chef Paul Mattison using local farms and fresh Florida seafood. 1 N. Lemon Ave. Tickets are $25, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are encouraged. Buy tickets at mattisons.com.
Craft Beer Pairing Dinner at H20 Bistro
Head to Hotel Indigo's H20 Bistro to sample five courses from its new menu paired with five beers fromDarwin Brewing Company. The main course features pork chops provided by local partner Turtle Beach Natural Foods; there will also be live music curated by Independent Jones. Cost: $55 plus tax and gratuity. Call (941) 487-3815 to reserve your spot.
Tapas & Taps at Darwin Brewing Company
Tapas & Taps is a celebration of local chefs and brewers teaming up to experiment with flavors and push the boundaries of beer pairings. Featured chefs use Darwin Brewing Company beers beers as the canvas for creating a new masterpiece. Next up: Blue Marlin. $25 gets you three tapas courses, each paired with a different DBC beer; attendees receive unlimited pours of that night's selected taps during the event. Get your ticket here.
First Friday Artwalk in Bradenton
More than 30 restaurants, galleries, eateries, breweries and live music with be included in the fun at the Artwalk on 12th Street West in Bradenton. 6-9 p.m.
Third Annual Trash Fish Sarasota Dinner
Trash Fish Sarasota's goal is for the public to learn and taste the underutilized, invasive or aquaculture fish species that don’t normally make the typical seafood menu. Seven of Sarasota’s favorite chefs will be whipping up the “trash fish” and turning them into amazing dishes at Louies Modern restaurant, all while helping guests understand the future of sustainable food. 1289 N. Palm Ave. General admission is $150, or $125 for Chefs Collaborative member’s ticket. Buy tickets here.