Wednesday, Nov. 7
An evening with Marcus Samuelsson, featuring a special dinner of dishes with Ethiopian and Swedish influences, as well as a book-signing and reading from Samuelsson's new book, Yes, Chef, as well as an optional hors d'oeuvres and cocktail pre-dinner reception. $100, includes a copy of the book; $150 includes reception. Reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. at the Racquet Club of Philadelphia, 215 S. 16 St. Tickets: marcus.firstpersonarts.org or 267-402-2055.
Nov. 10: Beer and chocolate tasting, featuring samples of eight craft beers, at least five of which will be from Samuel Adams, and five gourmet chocolate samples, as well as a take-home bag of chocolates. $49. 4-6 p.m. at Sam Adams Grille, 7736 Adrienne Dr., Breinigsville. Tickets and information: www.cityfoodtours.com/philadelphia/beer_chocolate.html or City Food Tours at 215-546-1234, Ext. 114.
Nov. 14: In the kitchen at the Four Seasons Hotel, featuring kitchen and hotel tours and stove-side tastings. $80; business attire required. 4-6 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel, 1 Logan Square. To reserve: Albertson Cooking School at 610-649-9290 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov. 15: Bathtub Beer Fest, a Prohibition-era beer-drinking party and Philly Beer Week fundraiser, featuring samples of old-fashioned and modern beers from 20 craft breweries and admission to the Constitution Center's new exhibition, "American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition." $45. 7-10 p.m. at the National Constitution Center, 5th and Arch Sts. Tickets: phillybeerweek.ticketleap.com/bathtub.
- Barry Zukerman
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