"Community Bites

Tune into Too Many Cooks on WICR, 88.7 FM at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, when Patti & Gary welcome Dave Priddy, who served as a personal chef for over a decade and has just recently opened his own restaurant in Cicero, Bleecker Street Eatery. He’ll share his experience in these two very different positions in the culinary world.

The Rev. A.G. Fraser International Travel Committee will present “Herron Travels 2006: An Exhibition Preview Reception” featuring artwork inspired by Herron’s study abroad program Thursday, Oct. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the Marsh Gallery of Herron School of Art & Design, 735 W. New York St. Authentic Greek food, beer and wine will be provided by Santorini Greek Kitchen. Cost is $55 per person. To purchase a ticket or make a donation, contact Sue Jackson at susjacks@iupui.edu.

Slow Food Indy and the Hoosier Environmental Council will screen the Deborah Koons Garcia film The Future of Food at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8 at the Hoosier Environmental Council office at 1915 W. 18th St. The Future of Food offers an in-depth look at the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled the grocery store shelves in the United States for the past decade.

Don’t forget that Chateau Thomas Winery will uncork its annual festival at the winery this Saturday, Oct. 7 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. For additional information about Chateau Thomas Winery and the Grape Harvest Festival, call 317-837-WINE or log onto www.chateauthomas.com.

Sign up now for the NESCO Preservation and History Committee’s Eastside Pub Crawl, Saturday, Oct. 28. Cost is $20 and includes dinner at one of several bars the crawl will visit on Indy’s Eastside. Just 80 seats are available, so e-mail jregandinius@yahoo.com to reserve yours today.

Restaurant notes

On Wednesday, Oct. 11, Morton’s The Steakhouse, 41 E. Washington St., is partnering with Napa Valley’s Franciscan Oakville Estate vineyards to host a Meritage wine blending seminar, and guests are invited to participate. The wine blending seminar will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and is priced at $45 per person, including tax and gratuity. For reservations, please call Carla Monroe, Morton’s sales and marketing manager, at 317-229-4700.

Still not sure which tequila is best for sipping, mixing the perfect margarita or the best shot? Have all your questions answered at the upcoming Tequila Dinner at Adobo Grill, 4939 E. 82nd St., at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, which will feature Tequila Corazon in tastings and cocktails to complement a special dinner prepared exclusively by Chef Javier Fuentes. Cost for Tequila Dinner is $36 per person. Call 317-915-9990 to reserve your table today.

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