From farmers’ markets where you can stock up on produce, street food events and food festivals to deliciously themed dinners and wine tastings, you will find a host of food and drink events taking place in the West Midlands. Here are my top picks on what is happening.
Monday 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th
La Mariposa Pop Up with Kray Treadwell
With four years at Michael O’Hare’s Michelin-starred, Man Behind The Curtain in Leeds and contestant on the BBC’s Great British Menu 2019, Kray Treadwell brings his creative menu design to his home town of Birmingham. Guests will be treated to an eight course tasting menu, revealed to them on the night, with Kray personally serving and talking you through each course at the table.£50
Wednesday 4 March
Fresh Rootz Vegan Takeover
House bar, Leamington Spa
Award winning veggie street food Fresh Rootz will be putting on a three course dinner in the special pop-up. Dishes include Thai spiced beetroot and ginger fritters, sweet potato, mango & coconut curry and king oyster mushroom pakoras. £20.
Friday 6 March
Warwickshire Gin Company tasting
Turnips, Binley Woods
Ticket price of £20 includes a glass along with three taster shots, as well as a G&T with recommended garnish and anti pasti platter.
Sunday 8 March
Nosh up in a brewery
Evolution Beer Company, Shrewsbury
Shropshrie Lad, Adam Purnell’s first of many Sunday Sessions with eight delicious tasters cooked over fire and smoke live on site paired with eight Evolution Beers from the Taproom. Funky Sunday vibe tracks spinning by Dj Buzzword. £50
Friday 27 March
Call My Quaff
Hotel du Vin, Stratford upon Avon
Take fantastic wine, canapés, a four course dinner and you have the perfect recipe for ‘Call my Quaff ’, a Hotel du Vin wine dinner where you have to guess the correct descriptions. £50.
Sunday 29 March
Hot Cross Buns Baking
Hart & Co, Leamington Spa
An afternoon baking experience learning how to make delicious hot cross buns. Lunch and a hot drink are also included and served by the in house cafe team, Coffee Architects, with wines and beers available to purchase at the bar.£35.