"Let's eat" listings - 09.05.12Area food events.
By: Forum staff reports, INFORUM
District 26 Republican Picnic, 6:30 p.m., Freedom Park, Milnor, N.D.; open to the public, freewill offerings accepted. (701) 439-2405.
Politics and a Plate, noon to 1 p.m., Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S., Fargo; speaker will be Ambassador Russell Freeman, “My Experience as Ambassador to Belize;” registration begins at 11:30 a.m.; $12 includes buffet lunch. (701) 730-3388.
Wine & Wishes, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S., Fargo; wine tasting, appetizers, silent auction, music by David Ferriera Jazz Trio; proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish North Dakota; tickets are $35 in advance at Happy Harry’s Bottle Shop, Fargo, and all metro area Hornbacher’s or $40 at the door. (701) 280-9474.
Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Nora Lutheran Church, Gardner, N.D.; adults, $13; children 6-12, $5; free for children five and younger.
Pancake Feed, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., VFW, Barnesville, Minn.; all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and eggs; $6. (218) 354-2233.
Chocolate Fantasy and Chili Too, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S., Fargo; sample hundreds of chocolate desserts and chili with all the fixings; also a silent auction; proceeds benefit the YWCA Emergency Shelter. (701) 232-2547.
The Black Bib Affair, 6 to 9 p.m., Ramada Plaza and Suites, 1635 42nd St. S., Fargo; a tribute to the culinary excellence of chefs and their restaurants in the Fargo-Moorhead area; each chef offers a selection of their signature appetizers, entrees or desserts in a tasting period, followed by a live auction; a silent auction and wine bar will be held throughout the tasting period; local restaurants and chefs donate unique and creative dining experiences that are auctioned off to the highest bidder; $80 per person. (701) 235-5530.
North Dakota Barbecue Championship, Sickie’s Garage, 2525 9th Ave. S., Fargo; contestants compete in ribs, pork and chicken; individual categories crowned and combined scores from all categories determine grand champion; $5,000 in prize money will be split among winners; judges are Eric Berg and David Newman of NDSU’s Meat-Animal Science Department.
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