Charlotte Foodie Adventures (June 15th - June 21st)

BACON Bash, Mixology Classes, Starving Artist Market, Brunches, and much more.

Charlotte Foodie Adventures: June 15th - June 21st  

EXPLORE CHARLOTTE’S FOOD & DRINK SCENE THIS WEEK.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 15th  

Foxy Mixology Cocktail Dinner @Leroy Fox, 7pm

Enjoy a special tiki-inspired menu paired with cocktails. Tickets available here.

1st course:

Tuna Tartare with pineapple carpaccio, fried avocados and pickled Fresno peppers.

Garnished with a cilantro & lime aioli.

Cocktail: Island Campfire made with Creyente Mezcal, El Jimador Reposado and a jalapeno infused ice sphere.

2nd course:

Kalua style pork belly with natural jus served with a ginger and carrot fried rice and Hawaiian slaw.

Cocktail: Foxy Colada-- A Foxy take on a Piña Colada made with Muddy River Coconut Rum.

3rd course:

Malasadas ~ Hawaiian fried doughnut served with a lime curd dipping sauce.

Cocktail: Planters Punch made with Kraken Rum and a mix of fresh squeezed juices.

 

Royal Suits @Alive After 5 at the Epicenter, 5pm

Welcome to the largest weekly happy hour & free entertainment celebration in Charlotte. Alive After Five is the perfect destination for friends and co-workers to gather, unwind and listen to great music while enjoying a tasty beverage. Kick start your weekend every Thursday in style! Official after-parties are held at Whiskey River, BlackFinn, SUITE, Vida, Strike City and Bubble.

 

Cheers & Beers with Allegro Foundation @Wooden Robot Brewery, 4pm

Wooden Robot has generously offered to give $1 of every large pour and growler fill to Allegro from June 1st until every IPA keg has run dry. They’ll have their IPA wrap-up party on June 15th, so come out and mingle with your friends, drink some excellent beer, and contribute to an excellent cause.

 

Baba Brew Dinner @Babalu Tapas & Tacos, 7pm

A beer dinner featuring Sugar Creek Brewing. This four course menu pairing highlights Sugar Creek’s Trappist style beer. Tickets available here.     

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 16th    

Red, White and Brew Bash @All American Pub, 5:30pm

All American Pub is celebrating 5 years with live music, awesome drink specials, and FREE appetizers from 5:30 - 730pm.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 17th    

Brew Stash Bash @U.S. National Whitewater Center, 9am

Grab your friends and enjoy a day of festive activities at the Whitewater Center including a 6k trail race, live music, yoga in the AM, and great beer from local and regional breweries.   

SCHEDULE:

9:00am – Brew Dash Competition Heat

9:30am – Yoga

11:30am – Brew Dash Recreational Heat

1:00pm – Craft beer sampling begins ($6 per sample card, four 4oz. samples)

1:00pm – Live Music

3:00pm – Live Music

5:00pm – Live Music

6:00pm – Craft beer sampling ends

8:00pm – Live Music

 

Starving Artist Market @Lenny Boy Brewing, 2pm

Support your local vendors and join Lenny Boy Brewing for this pop-up market. There will be bath products, jewelry, candles, beadwork, wood work, prints, paintings, and much more. This event is free and open to the public. 

 

Bacon Bash @Blackfinn Ameripub, 2pm

Sample unique and flavorful bacon inspired appetizers, desserts, and cocktails, along with bacon giveaways and much more! Tickets are $15 in advance and can be purchased here, or it’s $20 at the door. This is a 21+ event only. Hence: Bacon Booze!  

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 18th    

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY FROM ALL OF US AT EATWORKPLAY!!

Sunday Brunch @Red Clay Ciderworks

Enjoy Cidermosas, Bellinis and the wonderfully roasty, cold brewed nitro Pure Intentions Coffee! Pepperbox Doughnuts will be on site as well as The Breakfast Food Truck, serving up some awesome sweet and savory delights.

 

Rosé All Day @City Lights Rooftop

Endless tastings for only $30 every Sunday, for the entire summer.

 

MONDAY, JUNE 19th    

Soul Food Sessions 3 @Heirloom, 6:30pm

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The Soul Food Sessions Collective will be hosting six courses and three craft cocktails from African American guest chefs and mixologists at Heirloom Charlotte. This will be their third dinner thus far, and they sell out fast so grab your tickets here.

 

Ghost Hop Release @NoDa Brewing Company, 4pm

An easy drinking beer with just the right amount of hop. What better way to spend a Monday night than celebrating this season’s return of Ghost Hop White IPA! Tin Kitchen will be on site serving a delicious menu for those of you who want to stay for dinner.  

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 20th      

Meet the Vintner: Andrew Murra @The Asbury, 6:30pm

Enjoy five amazing wines while getting to know the vintner himself. Each glass is paired with small plates created by Chef Matthew Krenz of The Asbury.

Call (704) 277-3234 to set up your reservation, $40 pp (+tax/tip).  

 

Yappy Hour with The Ruff Life @Pop The Top Craft Beer Shop, 5:30pm

Come on down for Pop the Top’s very first Yappy Hour! Enjoy a local craft beer on their dog friendly patio, ruff ruff! Learn about The Ruff Life services and hangout with other pups.

Check out Pop The Top's website here.

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21st

Bubbles, Bites & Brushstokes @Luca Kitchen, 6:30pm

Entertain your creative side while enjoying food & drinks with your friends. $38 per person and includes all food, drinks, and painting supplies.

 

WRITTEN BY JESSICA BENTLEY | @SLICEOFJESS

RECIPE INVENTOR, SPIRALIZER ADDICT, & LOCAL PRODUCE LOVE