From improving your cooking skills to being wined and dined, November is filled with events for every foodie.
By Rachel Pepe
Feature photo via El Guapo – Fresh Mexican Grill’s Facebook
Friendsgiving with Chef Kieron Hales
23839 John R Road, Suite #2, Hazel Park
Celebrate Thanksgiving early and invite your friends to Frame for a festive Friendsgiving dinner. Chef Kieron Hales of Zingerman’s Cornman Farms will be whipping up a delicious menu and wine will be provided by Frame’s beverage director. The event includes long tables to sit around with friends and lots of music! Reserve your spot for $50 at framehazelpark.com/experience/friendsgiving.
East MI VegBash 2019
Noon to 5 p.m.
Packard Proving Grounds
49965 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township
The Packard Proving Grounds will transform into a large vegan expo, providing guests with a unique plant-based experience. Attendees will enjoy food from restaurants and chefs, animal-free products from vendors, presentations on plant-based living, cooking demonstrations and more! Tickets will be sold for $10 at the door with free on-site parking. Tickets purchased in advance here are $8 and include $3 in concession vouchers and entry for door prize drawing.
Nov. 8, 15, 22, 29
Taco Truck Tuesdays
11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
1820 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale
Metro Detroit food trucks will be rolling into Detroit Fleat every week for Taco Tuesday! Enjoy the delicious food from the trucks or the house taco deals inside. As with any good taco Tuesday, Detroit Fleat will have its own margarita specials.
Pastry Making Class
15215 Kercheval Ave., Grosse Pointe Park
Join Cornwall Bakery’s Chef Freeman Gunnell as he teaches guests how to make their renowned fruit tarts and eclairs. Learn the simple way to make each treat so you can recreate them at home. Tickets can be purchased at cornwallbakery.com for $68.
Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28
The Ultimate Date Night Experience
The Motown Bistro
2735 Russell St., Detroit
Every Thursday the Motown Bistro will offer guests with a date night to remember. For $99 guests will receive a shrimp cocktail, two filet mignon and lobster tail dinners and a bottle of wine. Reserve your table here or call 313-567-2811.
Hands-on Asian Cooking Class
10 a.m. to noon
Auburn Hills Community Center
1827 N. Squirrel, Auburn Hills
Head to Auburn Hills and learn to make smoked salmon sushi, pot stickers and miso soup during this fun-filled Asian cooking class. This event will also include food and music for attendees to enjoy. Tickets can be purchased here for $45.
Hard Cider Bus Tour 2019
11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
6th Lafayette Parking Garage
514 S. Lafayette Ave., Royal Oak
Hop on board and sample hard cider from some of your favorite locations in Metro Detroit. The tour will take you to Westview Orchards and Winery in Romeo, Big Red Orchards in Washington and Blake’s Hard Cider Co. in Armada. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite for $65.