Food calendar

Posted: August 09, 2007

Friday, Aug. 10

Rum & Reggae: Annual Caribbean Street Party, with Caribbean buffet featuring Jamaican curried lamb, Creole chicken and rice, coconut rice with jumbo crab and shrimp, music by Tribal Legacy and cash bar; proceeds benefit Drug Policy Alliance. $40; alcohol not included. 8 p.m. at White Dog Cafe, 3420 Sansom St., 215-386-9224. Reservations recommended.

Wednesday, Aug. 15

Great City Grill, with grill specialties by the Palm, XIX, Ted's Montana Grill and the Capital Grille, drinks by XIX and gelato by Capogiro, music by DJ Razor. Food prices, $5 to $15. 5-9 p.m. along Walnut Street from Broad to 15th Street, 215-875-0429.

Tuscany: More Than Just Chianti, wine tasting featuring Rosso di Montaliceno, Moreleino di Scansano wines, hosted by Kevin Lundell, wine director of Tangerine Restaurant. $30. 7 p.m. at Pinot, 227 Market St., 215-627-9463, Reservations required.

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Aug. 18: Crayfish Party, with Swedish-style cooked crayfish, potato salad, bread, salad, cheese and dessert. $45 includes a glass of schnapps. 6:30 p.m. at the American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave., 215-389-1776 or Reserve by Friday, Aug. 10.

Aug. 21: Wine Dinner, featuring a four-course menu that includes wild salmon tartare trio, cold poached wild king salmon with fennel, grilled salmon tasting, wild creme brulee trio and wine pairings from the Willamette Valley Vineyards. $80 includes tax and gratuity. 6:30 p.m. at McCormick & Schmick's Fresh Seafood Restaurant, 1 S. Broad St., 215-568-6888.

Aug. 24: Brewery Night, with Philadelphia beer historian Rich Wagner demonstrating the craft of colonial brewing using authentic equipment, plus recipe swap, beer samplings of Victory Brewing Company's HopDevil, Prima Pils and Sunrise Weissbier and Weyerbacher Brewing Co.'s AutumnFest, German Oktoberfest-style beer. $20 includes light refreshments. 6:30 p.m. at Mercer Museum, 84 S. Pine St., Doylestown, 215-345-0210, Ext. 123, Reservations required.

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