One of Richmond’s biggest food events returns this month. Fire, Flour & Fork is a feast of culinary collaborations from some of Richmond’s top chefs and big name, out-of-town guests.
Don’t call it a food festival -- this is a series of dinners, tours, special events and cooking demonstrations from Nov. 17 through Nov. 20. While several of the events are sold out, there are still choice picks for a tasty weekend of dining. Here’s our choice itinerary.
Liquid Launch in Scott’s Addition - Thursday, Nov. 17, 3:30 - 5 p.m. Start happy hour early to explore boozy hotbed Scott’s Addition and meet Richmond’s brew and spirit purveyors. Get a taste of Reservoir Distillery, Blue Bee Cider, Buskey Cidery, Lamplighter Roasting Company and more. Tickets here.
Friendsgiving at the John Marshall Hotel - Thursday, Nov. 17, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity to sample a cornucopia of the RVA dining scene with local wineries, cider and more. Plus, you get to take in the historic John Marshall ballroom. Tickets here.
Rum & Rogue at the Rogue Gentlemen - Friday, Nov. 18th, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Learn about the history of rum and daquiris during an interactive session at this LGBT-owned cocktail bar. Tickets here.
Spirit of the Alps at Reservoir Whiskey - Friday, Nov. 18, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Brittanny Anderson, acclaimed chef of German bar and butchery Metzger, will be opening the Alps-inspired Brenner Pass next year. Get a preview of Alpine amari and aperitivi paired with amaro and a cocktail. Tickets here.
Culinary Tent & Classes at The Valentine - Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Participate in three tracks - “fire,” “flour,” and “fork” - to learn more about spirits, baking and culinary arts from guests like Chris Bianco, Ronni Lundy, Dave Wondrich, Robert Moss, and Cory Bahr. A tasting tent will be full of Virginia goodies from purveyors across the state. Tickets here.
Biscuits and Bloodies at The Valentine - Sunday, Nov. 20, 11:30 a.m. Enjoy brunch with everyone’s favorite lady, Bloody Mary. Sweet and savory biscuits from Sugar & Twine, WPA and Black Sheep more will be paired with the spicy spiked concoction. Tickets here.
For a full schedule of events and more on participating talent and venues, visit fireflourandfork.com.