COOK & BROWN PUBLIC HOUSE (959 Hope Street, Providence 401-626-1266) is holding a cocktail workshop Sunday, October 10 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Basics will be taught by Chris Amirault. The fee is $40 for the class, $70 if you stay for Sunday supper. Bring your own cocktail shaker and strainer. Reservations required.
AL FORNO (577 South Main Street, Providence 401-273-9760) is doing a dinner featuring Duval-Leroy champagnes, Wednesday, October 13 at 6:00 p.m. The menu features braised wild boar preceded by hors d'oeuvres, Jonah crab salad and truffled mac & cheese. Dessert too, of course. It's 95.00 per person (before tax and tip). www.alforno.com