Food Calendar from the Inquirer. Click here for the link.
Saturday, Jan. 17
Sample eclectic gastropub fare prepared by chef Jesse Kimball of Memphis Taproom, who will be preparing dishes from his menu. Free admission. 2 p.m. at Foster’s Homeware, 399 Market St., 215-925-0950, www.shopfosters.com.
Sunday, Jan. 18
Victory Beer dinner, featuring a five-course menu that includes chestnut-roasted venison with brandied cherries and much more, all paired with selections from the Victory Brewing Company. $65, includes beer. 6:30 p.m. at the Yardley Inn, East Afton and Delaware Aves., Yardley, 215-493-3800, www.yardleyinn.com.
Jan. 23: An Evening in the Black Forest, chef Walter Staib’s annual celebration that features a menu of goulash soup, turkey and mushrooms in cream sauce and puff pastry basket, wild mushrooms in Burgundy sauce, meatballs in caper sauce, wiener schnitzel, poached salmon in dill sauce, honey-roasted duckling, an assortment of desserts, and more. $65, includes selected beverages. 6 p.m. at the City Tavern, 138 S. 2 St., 215-413-1443, www.citytavern.com.
Jan 24: Belgium Comes to West Chester, a gathering of East Coast craft brewers from Dock Street Brewery, Earth Bread + Brewery, Flying Fish Brewing Company, Harpoon Brewery, Sly Fox Brewery, and many more, all of whom will present Belgian-style beers. Free admission; pay for what you drink. 1 p.m. until they run out of beer at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, 3 W. Gay St., West Chester, 610-738-9600, www.ironhillbrewery.com.
Jan. 25: Chinese New Year dinner, featuring traditional Chinese New Year festivities, an appetizer reception, and a menu that includes Mandarin noodles with seafood, lobster tail with seasoned seafood sauce, leg of lamb stew, a traditional Chinese dessert, and more. $75, includes wine. Festivities begin at 4 p.m. at Margaret Kuo’s, 175 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, 610-688-7200, www.margaretkuo.com.
Jan. 27: Nutrition after a cancer diagnosis, with a discussion on the slow food movement and its role in facilitating nutritional change. Free admission; RSVP by Jan. 23. 3-4:30 p.m. at the Wellness Community of Philadelphia, the Suzanne Morgan Center at Ridgeland, Chamounix Dr., West Fairmount Park, 215-879-7733, www.twcp.org.