Downtown diners now have another choice at lunchtime. One of downtown"s historic landmarks, the Propylaeum at 1410 N. Delaware, is now serving lunch and tea from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday to Friday. Call Linda for reservations and further information at 638-7881. Festiv-ale event to benefit cystic fibrosis research
Leading the fight against cystic fibrosis, the Indiana Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host the third annual Festiv-ale, a celebration in beer tasting, Friday, Oct. 11 from 7-11 p.m. at the Rathskeller Restaurant, 401 E. Michigan St. Tickets cost $25 per person with proceeds benefiting cystic fibrosis (CF) research and education.
Sponsored by WTTS-F.M., NUVO, Zink Distributing, Red Hook Brewery, Phoenix Management Group and Watts Medical, the event will bring together beer enthusiasts and live musical entertainment from local band BaseRunning Tragedy. There will be beers from Upland Brewing Co., Barley Island Brewing, Redhook Brewery, Rock Bottom Brewery, Monarch Beverage, Zink Distributing, Bloomington Brewing Co. and Trader Joe"s.
Tickets may be purchased for $25 by calling (317) 202-9210. All but $5 per ticket is considered a tax-deductible donation to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Circle City Ribs vs. Chicken Cookoff
Champions Sports Bar is hosting the annual Ribs vs. Chicken Fall Football Cookout to kick off the Circle City Classic Weekend. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at 11 a.m. The restaurant is located at 350 W. Maryland St., inside the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.
Napa Vintner Bruce Neyers at Bistro 936
Bistro 936 will be teaming with Heartland Vintage Wines for a Winemaker Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 3. Join Bruce Neyers, owner of Neyers Vineyards and national sales manager for Kermit Lynch Imports, and their regional representative Rob Henke as they lead you through Neyers" highly-regarded Napa Valley wines. Also featured will be some great new French arrivals from Kermit Lynch. Chef Chris is putting together a four-course dinner to compliment the wines. The $75 price includes tax and gratuities and space is limited.
On Friday, Oct. 4, a progressive dinner in support of Indy"s independent restaurants will kick off at the Bistro, before stopping off at a cross section of downtown eateries. There are still places available for what promises to be a fun-filled evening of gastronomic adventure. For more information and for reservations, please call Darren at 822-1188.