High on the Hog 2012. Photo © GammaNine Photography via Facebook.
To celebrate the new book, The Carnivore’s Manifesto, on sustainable meat practices and eating, ~AMERICANO~ is throwing a meat-tastic party with author Patrick Martins on Thursday June 12th. The evening includes a reception and live music, followed by a four-course dinner prepared by chef de cuisine Josh Perez with heritage-breed meats including chicken, pork, beef, and lamb. The reception goes from 5pm-7:30pm, and dinner goes from 7:30pm-10pm. The dinner costs $75 per person, or $110 with wine pairings, and reservations can be made here.
On Saturday June 21st, head to ~EPIC ROASTHOUSE~ for their sixth annual High on the Hog party, happening from 1pm-4pm. The porky event will feature food from multiple restaurants, including Waterbar, Southpaw, and One Market, along with pinot noir from Sandhi, MacPhail, Flowers, Pisoni, and Joseph Phelps. The event is raising funds for Guide Dogs for the Blind, and they’ll be bringing some puppies to meet and play with (awwww, puppies!), plus there will also be live music and games. Tickets are $65 per person.