2017 Events at a Glance

Thursday, April 20, 5:30-7 p.m.

AperitivoAperitivo: A Snacky Social Hour

Open your palate at Aperitivo — a snacky social hour for Vermont foodies. Come try tasty bites, spirited cocktails and sample products from our sponsors. Make sure to save room for the main course — Vermont Restaurant Week.

Maglianero Café, 47 Maple St., Burlington, $7 (proceeds benefit the Vermont Foodbank). 

Friday, April 21 — Sunday, April 30

Feeding Frenzy

Foodies compete against one another in a statewide Instagram scavenger hunt. The challenges will be announced at the start of Restaurant Week and the participants will have one week to complete the tasks. The winner will receive a pair of tickets to The Vermont Cheesemakers Festival and the Seven Daysies Awards Party. More details to come.

Monday, April 24, Doors: 6 p.m., Trivia: 6:30-9 p.m.

Trivia NightCulinary Trivia Night: Food In The Age Of Advertising

Feed your brain with seven rounds of foodie trivia, and wash it down with a pint of nostalgia. Each round represents a decade — 1950s until now. Emceed by Top Hat Entertainment. Preregistration is required. Trivia teams must preregister here.

Nectar’s, 188 Main St., Burlington, Free. 

Wednesday, April 26, 5:30-7 p.m.

The DishThe Dish: Going With The Grain

Join a panel of local experts for a lively and grain-ular discussion on the benefits and pitfalls of restoring grain production to the northeast. Vermont grain farmers chat with bakers, distillers and maltsters about what’s possible, practical and sustainable for the land and its people. Sample a special batch of IPA made with all Vermont grains and hops from the brewers at Switchback!

Special thanks to City Market and the Intervale Center.

Click here for more information on the Dish series.

ArtsRiot, 400 Pine St., Burlington, 5:30-7 p.m. $5 suggested donation (benefits Vermont Foodbank).

Sunday, April 30, 9-11 a.m. & 12-2 p.m. (Two Sessions)

Bottomless Brunch BashBottomless Brunch Bash

Celebrate Sunday Fun-day at this deliciously decadent tasting event that brings together your favorite Vermont brunch chefs under one roof for a bottomless feast of bite-size classics and inventive new creations. Belly up to the Bloody Mary bar or sip on mimosas while you listen to live music from Dwight & Nicole. Treat yo’ self at this Vermont Restaurant Week finale — you’ve earned it!

Essex Culinary Resort & Spa, 70 Essex Way, Essex Junction, $45/$35 (proceeds benefit Vermont Foodbank).

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