Pork Council will serve up Bacon and Bourbon Dinner on Friday
The Oklahoma Pork Council will present a Bacon and Bourbon Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Waterford Marriott, 6300 Waterford Blvd.
A five-course meal developed by chef John Wheeler will be paired with bourbons supplied by Republic Beverage.
The first course is bacon-wrapped shrimp and pork belly skewers with Booker glaze. Next is micro green salad with Gorgonzola bacon rings and Jim Beam Honey Tea vinaigrette. Soup course is a Knob Creek Single Barrel pumpkin and pork belly stew. Main course is bacon pesto-crusted pork tenderloin with Basil Hayden reduction served with garlic herb polenta and Parmesan and bacon-crusted asparagus. For dessert is chocolate, bacon and berry cake with chocolate Jim Beam Devils Cut sauce. Cost is $100. For tickets, call 232-3781.
Food Festival returns to St. Elijah
St. Elijah Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, 15000 N May Ave., will host its annual food festival and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
The event includes a bake sale and Lebanese feast for dine-in or carryout. Available foods include Cabbage Rolls, Kafta Sandwich, Mediterranean Chicken Kafta Sandwich, Rice Pilaf with Green Beans and Meat Sauce, Talami, Sfeeha meat pies, Mediterranean Sundae, Tabbouleh, Lebanese Salad, Hummus and Pita Bread and Baklawa.
The St. Elijah Culinary Cupboard will offer homemade entrees and desserts to serve to your family and friends or to give as holiday gifts, including assorted Lebanese pastries, pies and cakes, dinner rolls, hummus, cinnamon rolls, cookies and brownies.
Church tours will be conducted every hour during the event. For more information, call 755-7804 or go online to stelijahokc.com/foodfest.
Harley's Cafe in Choctaw will be featured on Food Network
The new Food Network series “Health Inspectors” will air an episode, which was filmed in Choctaw, at 9:30 p.m. Nov. 9. The episode, “Slugs in the Walk-in,” focuses on Harley's Cafe as it prepares for a health inspection.
Coach House brings Pierre Fauvet to cook dinner, teach cooking class
Chef Pierre Fauvet, of Seattle, will guest chef The Coach House, 6437 Avondale Drive, at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12.
The five-course menu prepared by Fauvet will be paired with wines. Cost is $100 per person plus tax and gratuities. For reservations, call 842-1000.
Fauvet will conduct a pastry cooking class at The Tasting Room, 4322 N Western Ave., from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 10. Cost is $50 per person or $70 per person with sparkling wine. For reservations, call 604-3015.
Bourdain visit to Rose State nears
MIDWEST CITY — Chef/author/television personality Anthony Bourdain will appear at Rose State Performing Arts Theatre, 6420 SE 15, at 7 p.m. Nov. 11.
Bourdain, whose “No Reservations” is winding down its run on Travel Channel before he jumps to CNN to create a new show, is the author of “Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly,” “Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook” and “A Cook's Tour.”
He will spend the evening sharing candid and hysterical insights about his life's work and travels, including a question-and-answer session with the audience.
For tickets, call 297-2264 or go online to myticketoffice.com.
Stella celebrates truffles
Stella Modern Italian, 1201 N Walker, will celebrate the autumn truffle festivals of northern Italy by hosting a five-course dinner at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12.
Chef Jonathan Krell will start dinner with a Whipped Egg over Chantrelle Toast with Black Truffle, and follow it with White Asparagus and White Truffle Salad with Fennel Fronds finished with Grand Marnier Vinaigrette. Next is Wild Mushroom Ravioli in a White Truffle Horseradish Cream, and a main course of Filet of Beef with Black Truffle and Roasted Bone Marrow Butter, Cocoa Butter Braised Fingerling Potatoes and White Truffle Creamed Spinach. Dessert is assorted Hand Rolled Chocolate Truffles.
The bar opens at 6, and dinner starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $180 plus tax and gratuity. For reservations, call 235-2200.