Sugar Loaf Crafts Festival - This weekend!
- This weekend is the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival (Oct1-3rd) at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. 250 Artisans will be there to show off their craft! You will be able to find pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, clothes, furniture, home accessories, and photography! But of course, lots of specialty foods sellers will be there as well!
- Admission is valid all 3 days and is $7 online or $9 for adults. Children under 12 are free. For more information, visit http://www.sugarloafcrafts.com/ or call (800) 210-9900.
Morton's Steakhouse - Morton's & Mondavi Wine Dinner, Oct 7th
- Morton’s The Steakhouse and the Mondavi families are gathering for the first time to celebrate the Mondavi family’s more than 90 years in growing and crafting wine, which will be broadcast simultaneously at Morton’s Baltimore restaurant (located at 300 S. Charles Street) and other locations throughout the United States on Thursday, October 7 at 8 p.m. (EST). Wines from the Charles Krug Winery, Continuum Estate, and Folio Wine Partners, will be paired with four courses of Morton’s cuisine, including some new menu items.
- In addition, guests at this special event have the opportunity to bid on the first-ever red wine produced by the extended Mondavi family. Called The Legendary Primat, it is a unique blend of Napa Valley grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot, produced and blended by the second and third generations of the Mondavi family. All proceeds from the auction benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
- Tickets to this charity fundraiser are $175 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity, and can be purchased by calling Morton’s at 410-547-8255 or online at www.mortons.com.
The Culinary Institute of America - Admissions Reception, Oct 20th
- The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) will be holding an Admissions reception in Baltimore on Wednesday, October 20th at 6PM. Aspiring students will have the chance to meet CIA reps and learn about the various programs offered at the school. On top of that, our very own Duff Goldman will be there to share his story about being a student!
- To learn more, contact The Culinary Institute of America at 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627) or visit www.ciachef.edu. The reception will be held at Charles Commons on the campus of The Johns Hopkins University, 3301 North Charles St.,
Baltimore Coffee and Tea
- Have you ever heard of “pour-over coffee?” Well, it’s a new product that has just been launched by Baltimore Coffee and Tea -“Any Coffee Any Time.” The product itself is pour-over coffee. Pour-over coffee is a method of brewing coffee and making it easier for patrons. The technique of pour-over coffee is an economical way to offer great tasting coffee without the hassle, since brewers do not require a plumbing connection, just plug it in, fill it with water and coffee grounds, and brew! Baltimore Coffee and Tea offers up to 120 different types of coffee!
- Phillips Seafood Restaurant is offering cooking classes with Chef Arturo Paz! “Cook, Crack & Eat” are a series of seasonal seafood cooking classes that include a demonstration, some wine and a meal with the chef! Classes are $50 each, and it includes the demo, wine, lunch and a goody bag! Classes begin at 11:30, and space is limited so register early!
- Clam Bake for Two, Saturday, October 16, 2010.
- Learn how to shop for fresh seafood, select it and whip up an easy one-pot meal. Then they’ll show you how to combine it all to create a clam bake that includes a whole Maine lobster, snow crab legs, shrimp, clams, mussels, potatoes and corn on the cob.
- The Freshest Catch, Saturday, November 6, 2010.
- Salmon. Barramundi. Flounder. Mahi-mahi. It’s all so good. But how do you select it, clean it, grill it, or stuff it with crab? Enjoy lunch, wine, and discuss all the intricacies of a great meal with the chef.
- Call the restaurant to register at 410.685.6600 or visit their website.