Food calendar

Posted: August 23, 2007

Tuesday, Aug. 28

Tequila and dessert tasting, featuring such desserts as Mexican chocolate flan, dulce de leche natilla, guava and cream cheese empanada, and a unique take on bananas Foster paired with varioius tequilas, including Don Eduardo, Tres Generaciones, Sol Dios, Corazon and more. $25. 9 p.m. at Cantina Los Caballitos, 1651 E. Passyunk Ave., 215-755-3550.

Wednesday, Aug. 29

Magic Hat beer dinner, featuring hors d'oeuvres, as well as a menu that includes arugula salad, slow-roasted prime rib, baked North Atlantic salmon, and maple cheesecake, paired with an assortment of beers from the Magic Hat Brewing Company. $40; $25 for designated drivers ($25 does not include beer). 6:30-9 p.m. at Kildare's, 826 Dekalb Pike, King of Prussia, 610-337-4772.

Viva Espana wine dinner, includes a four-course dinner menu that includes an orange and red onion salad with lemon-sherry vinaigrette, grilled Moorish pork kebabs, seafood paella, and chocolate Tres Leches, as well as three Spanish wines. $50. Seatings at 6 and 8:30 p.m. at Bootsie's Mediterranean Steakhouse, 38 S. 19th St. For more information and reservations, call 215-988-0089 or visit www.bootsiesphilly.com.

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Sept.1-3: Annual Labor Day weekend jazz festival, featuring such performers as Dave Posmontier, the Reese Project, Chris Farr and more, as well as the opportunity to explore a small estate vineyard and enjoy tastings in the wine cellar. $20 per day. Noon-6 p.m. daily at the Chaddsford Winery, 632 Baltimore Pike, Chaddsford. For more information, including a schedule of bands, visit www.chaddsford.com or call 610-388-6221.

Sept. 8: Annual Hatboro Rotary Club Lobster Pot fundraiser for community charities, featuring a DJ, tethered hot-air balloon rides, and a choice of a whole lobster or filet mignon dinner with salad bar, corn-on-the-cob, bread, soft drinks and dessert; cash bar also available. $35. $10 for balloon rides. Festivities from 4-10 p.m. with dinner from 5-7 p.m. at 680 Creek Rd., Ivyland. For more information, visit www.hatbororotary.com/events.htm. Tickets available at Hatboro Federal Savings at 221 S. York Rd, Hatboro, 215-675-4000.

Eat your way through the Italian Market with Ann-Michelle Albertson, who will introduce you to shopkeepers, as well as pointing out some of the market's best values and best-tasting treats. $50. Meet at 8:15 a.m. at 9th and Carpenter Sts. For reservations and more information, call Albertson's Cooking School at 610-649-9290 or visit www.albertsoncookingschool.com. Tour repeats on Oct. 6.

- Barry Zukerman


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