Food Calendar

Posted: June 14, 2007

Saturday

Chicken barbecue fund-raiser for the St. George's Episcopal Church mission, with patrons to receive half of a barbecued chicken, potato salad, roll, and soft drink for an $8 donation. From 11 a.m. until sold out of chickens, at St. George's Episcopal Church, West Ardmore Avenue and Darby Road, Ardmore. Call 610-642-3500 for more information.

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June 21: Benefit wine dinner, featuring a five-course Italian dinner and Geyser Peak wines, with proceeds to benefit the Interfaith Caregivers of Haddonfield. $75. 6:30 p.m. at Cristina Ristorante Italiano, 18 Tanner St., Haddonfield. For reservations and more information, call Kress Wine at 856-428-5200.

July 7-8: Enjoy wine and barbecue, including tastings, picnic food, live music and chili cook-offs, as part of the Brandywine Valley "Big Bang" BBQ at six area wineries, including Chaddsford Winery, Folly Hill Vineyards, Twin Brook Winery, and more. Fees are established by each winery. For information, including a complete list of wineries, times and contact information, visit www.bvwinetrail.com.

July 9: Learn the art of making paella and seasonal sangrias from restaurateur and chef Jose Garces and chef de cuisine Chad Williams; includes tastings, demonstrations, wine and recipes. $65. 6-8 p.m. at Amada, 217 Chestnut St., 215-625-2450. Space is limited, so reserve early.

July 26-Aug. 2: University City Dining Days, featuring more than 20 West Philadelphia restaurants, all of which will be offering three-course meals for either $15, $25 or $30. For a complete list of participating restaurants and contact numbers, visit www.ucityphila.org.

- Barry Zukerman


Submit calendar events at least three weeks in advance to Barry Zukerman at bzukerman@phillynews.com. Items will appear as space permits.

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