April 10, 2013

Food & Dining Dispatches

Compiled by Meredith Goad and Wendy Almeida

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Now Hush, Hush is going public.

Hush, Hush events are organized by Andrew and Briana Volk, who soon will be opening a craft cocktail bar called the Portland Hunt and Alpine Club. The next one (called "not so Hush, Hush") will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. April 18 at Eventide Oyster Co., 86 Middle St., and feature a range of special off-menu dishes from chefs Andrew Taylor and Mike Wiley. Volk will be serving up cocktails to go with the Eventide fare.

Tickets are available for $50 at brownpapertickets.com/event/366995.

Caiola's, Devenish Wines to host Eastern European dinner

Caiola's, 58 Pine St., is teaming up with Devenish Wines for an Eastern European wine dinner featuring wines from Blue Danube.

The five-course dinner will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and feature wines from Hungary, Croatia, Austria and Slovenia. Guests will be able to sample the rare Patricius 2000 5 Puttonyos Tokaji.

The dinner costs $60 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For more information or reservations, which are required, call 772-1110.


April 25 Extension workshop to focus on cooking for crowds

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a Cooking for Crowds workshop with Extension educator Kathy Savoie from 1 to 5 p.m. April 25. The workshop will be held at the University of Maine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Suite 104. The cost is $15 per person; scholarships are available.

To register or to request a disability accommodation, call 781-6099. Participants can also register online at umaine.edu/food-health/food-safety/cooking-for-crowds.

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