Dinner and food events in the Detroit subway
Oktoberfest at Atwater in the park: Beer, German cuisine, games, prizes and live entertainment from Polish Muslims (8 p.m. Friday). 3 pm to midnight Fri and noon to 11 pm Sat No coverage. 1175 Lakepointe, Grosse Pointe park. (313) 344-5104. atwaterbeer.com.
Oktoberfest at the Dakota Inn: Since 1933, the Dakota Inn Rathskeller has been a hotspot for German food and drink in Detroit, so naturally their Oktoberfest events with live music, chicken hats, Bavarian food and more in September and October are popular destinations. A few places are still available, and walk-ins are accepted for the late crowd. 7 pm-11pm Fri-Sat until October 23. $ 5 coverage (cash). 17324 John R, Detroit. (313) 867-9722. dakota-inn.com/
Oktoberfest at Eastern Market Brewing Company: Raise a large beer mug of Oktoberfest Bier from this local beer maker and munch on snacks on German-inspired food trucks. There will be live German music on Saturday. 10 am-10pm Sat and 11 am-7pm Sun No coverage. 2515 Riopelle, Detroit. facebook.com/EasternMarketBrewing
Boat House Beer Fest at Belle Isle Boathouse: Fundraising to restore this architectural gem, the Boat House Beer, Wine and Cocktail Fest features over 100 tasting drinks, live music, a commemorative drink and a souvenir photo. Food trucks will be on site with food to buy. 3 pm-6:30pm Sat Tickets start at $ 45. Belle Isle Boat House, East Picnic Way, Detroit. Boathousebeerfest.com.
Detroit Cocktail Classic at the Eastern Market: Taste drinks prepared by expert mixologists representing popular spirits brands and bars and restaurants in the Metro Detroit area. Participants will have the chance to vote for their favorite cocktails and bartenders. Partial profits benefit the OATS association 7:00 PM Sat Tickets start at $ 50. AG tickets include 10 samples. Arrive an hour early and get 15 samples and light appetizers with a VIP ticket. 2934 Russell, Detroit. eventbrite.com/e/detroit-cocktail-classic-2021-tickets-118937093047.
Modern Korean dinner in the setting: Join Chef Sean Marshall as he prepares a Korean multi-course dinner with plates described as “refined versions of quintessential Korean dishes.” Wines from Sommelier Sean Crenny from Frame or cocktails from mixologist Jaz’min Weaver available as a complement. Dine inside or outside in a yurt. 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. October 15-16. $ 72 per person plus fees. 23839 John R, Hazel Park. framehazelpark.com.
Detroit Fall Beer Festival at Oriental Market: Taste craft beer, cider, and more from Michigan businesses. 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. October 23. $ 50 in advance, $ 60 at the door. Eastern Market, Detroit. Mibeer.com.
Adopt a pet, get yourself a pizza: Buddy’s Pizza has partnered with Michigan Humane to celebrate National Pizza Month by offering a coupon for a free four-seat pizza to anyone who adopts an animal through October 31. Adopt one of the three Michigan Humane locations in Detroit, Westland or Howell. Learn more at michiganhumane.org.