Hensley’s hosts Pork Council Swine and Wine Dinner
YUKON — Hensley’s Top Shelf Grill, 1551 Garth Brooks Blvd., will host a Swine and Wine dinner sponsored by the Oklahoma Pork Council at 5 p.m. April 27.
The event begins with a reception at which Spicy Pork and Green Apple Ceviche will be served with Juve Y Camps Brut Rose.
Dinner begins with Bourbon Braised Pork Belly over Fresh Spring Greens with Sweet Sugar Peas, Golden Cherry Tomatoes and a Champagne-Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette paired with Cousino Macul Chardonnay. Next is Dijon Crusted Pork Tenderloin sliced over Cheddar Bacon Grits with Beer Braised Arugula and a Maple-“Red-Eye” Gravy served with High Note Malbec. Main course is Absinthe Braised Pork Shoulder with Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Gorgonzola Whipped Potatoes and a Black Cherry-Black Pepper Demiglace paired with Renacer Punto Final Malbec.
For dessert is an Amaretto-Coffee Cheesecake with Bacon-Graham Cracker Crust and a Dark Chocolate Glaze served with Cousino Macul Antiguas Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon.
Cost is $75. For reservations call 265-4076.
Wine Dinner with Winemaker at Stella
Stella Modern Italian, 1201 N Walker Ave., will host a special wine dinner with winemaker and owner of Elyse Winery, Ray Coursen, on Monday at 6:30 p.m.
Cost for the multicourse meal and paired wines is $85 plus tax and gratuity. The bar opens at 6 p.m., and reservations are required. For more information, call 235-2200.
Nunu’s Add Catering Branch
Nunu’s Mediterranean Cafe, 3131 W Memorial Rd., has added a catering arm to the operation, which already includes a restaurant and market.
Co-owner Clayton Farhood said Nunu’s wanted to unveil the new service in time for National Mediterranean Diet Month.
For more information, call 751-7000.
Turkish Festival Set
The Raindrop Foundation is hosting its annual Turkish Festival on Saturday and Sunday at the Raindrop Turkish House, 4444 N Classen Blvd.
Festivities begin both days at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday.
The festival will include Turkish foods including doner sandwiches, vegetable and meat dishes, desserts, baklava, and Turkish delight.
The event will also include, souvenirs and crafts and travel information and family activities.
For more information, call 702-0222.
Wizenberg headed home for book-signing
Oklahoma City-native, best-selling author and superstar blogger Molly Wizenberg will be at Full Circle Books, 1900 NW Expressway, on May 7 at 6:30 p.m. to sign copies of her new book, “Delancey: A Man, a Woman, A Restaurant, A Marriage.”
The book, which hits bookstores on May 6, depicts Molly’s life as she and her husband open a pizza restaurant in the first years of marriage. Molly’s first book was “A Homemade Life. You can read her blog online at orangette.blogspot.com.
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