OLD CITY — Get ready for Pizza Riot, because why shouldn’t there be a vegan pop-up based on Pussy Riot, Moscow’s feminist punk rock protest group. Tonight, May 25, Capofitto, Sip n Glo and Miss Rachel’s Pantry are partnering up for a vegan pizza pop-up from 5:30-10:30 tonight. Pies are pay-as-you-go so you can select one or team up on a variety, all plays on names of Pussy Riot songs. The KASHA LIGHTS UP THE FIRES has garlic rosemary roasted mushrooms, kasha, bowties, caramelized onion, vegan cheese, and vegan sour cream; The WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN matches seitan sausage with roasted fennel, and vegan cheese. The irresistibly tongue-in-cheek KILL THE SEXIST is simply fake pepperoni, and the pie with roasted eggplant, tomato, capers, and vegan ricotta is called simply, DEATH OF JAIL, FREEDOM OF PIZZA, something we can all get behind, vegan or not.
FISHTOWN — Wine and spirits nerds take note, today you have a chance to try something hard to find and ask questions from the person who made them. Head to the bar at Wm. Mulherin’s & Sons from 5:00 until 6:30 to taste an array of Italian spirits and a few wines, too. The occasion is a visit from Giorgio Rivetti, winemaker and owner of La Spinetta and Contratto. Instead of a big fancy wine dinner, the event will be a casual happy hour featuring Contratto’s wines and cocktails highlighting their vermouths, fernet, bitter liqueur, and apertivo liqueur. Mulherin's chef Chris Painter will be preparing some apertivo bites and snacks specifically to accompany them.
QUEEN VILLAGE — Now that al fresco dining is back to being appealing, make reservations now for next Wednesday, June 1, when The Good King Tavern and Artisan’s Cellar are collaborating on another Jardins de Provence wine dinner. There are 12 seats available at a long table outside the restaurant, where Sean Faeth, of Artisan’s Cellar, and Chloé Grigri, of The Good King Tavern, will be pouring a spectrum of natural wines from France as well as four plates from chef David Ansill to suit them. Tickets are $75 per person (not including tax and gratuity). Reserve yours by calling 215-625-3700