Go Taste: Dining Events

Want something good to eat or drink this week? Consider the following:

Wednesday

Connor O'Neill, executive chef at eighty3 in the Madison, and an Ohio native, hosts a five-course Fall Harvest Dinner featuring a taste of what the northern harvest has to offer, at 7 p.m. $45 without wine; pair with wines for $25 more. Call 901-333-1224 for reservations. 83 Madison Ave.

Thursday

The Memphis Botanic Garden hosts Botanical Biergarten, 6-9 p.m. Sample beers from around the world and enjoy a European-like event in the great outdoors including live music by George McConnell & the Nonchalants. Food pairings from local restaurants will compliment a large variety of beers provided by Southwestern Beverage Distributing. All proceeds benefit both the Memphis Botanic Garden and Harwood Center. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased by calling 901-636-4131. 750 Cherry Road.

Plan ahead

Bari will host a fall vegetarian wine dinner with Zaccagnini on Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Ottavio Ruggieri, who is the Southeastern division manager at Wines Unlimited Inc., will be here to talk about the Zaccagnini wines from Abruzzo. The dinner will be a five-course vegetarian dinner paired with the Zaccagnini wines. $65. Reservations are required for this event.

Unless indicated, prices do not include tax and gratuity.

The deadline to submit information to GoTaste is the Tuesday before Friday publication. Send your information to Jennifer Biggs at biggs@commercialappeal.com.

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