This week’s delicious calendar of events offers a little something for vegetarians as well as meat eaters.
On Thursday, Quiessence Restaurant at Phoenix’s The Farm at South Mountain will dish up a special vegetarian family-style feast. Throughout the multi-course dinner, guests will indulge in pastas, grilled vegetables, breads and dessert by Chef LaPrad. All net proceeds will be donated to the World Food Programme. A reception starts at 6:30 p.m. (with appetizers and cocktails), with the veggie feast starting at 7:30 p.m. The dinner is $59, not including tip and tax. 602.276.0601, http://www.quiessencerestaurant.com/.
Pinot noir tastings and a pig roast. There isn’t much more you can ask for, is there? Scottsdale’s Arcadia Fine Wine will be hosting its first annual Pinot PIG Out on Saturday, April 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. Guests at the Pinot PIG Out are invited to taste of variety of domestic Pinot Noir wines as well as roasted pig and accompaniments. Tickets are $40 and all pinot noirs sampled during the event range from $20 to $70 per bottle. Event attendees must RSVP. 480.970.0646, RSVP@arcadiafinewine.com.