Quick Bites


Cuban Night at the Crooked Tooth Brewing. It's getting lively at Crooked Tooth Brewing! The funky tropical Cuban trio "Acerekó" is performing, with additional music from jazz musician Max Goldschmid. Food will be provided by Cuban Twist Cafè, with a special menu of bean and rice bowls, special Cuban chicken and citrus red cabbage slaw. Plus, there are always plenty of great in-house drinks from Crooked Tooth. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. 228 E. Sixth Street.

Wines from Another Hemisphere. Maynards Market & Kitchen's own personal sommelier Will Olendorf invites you to explore a series of wines from below the equator. You're always saying you want to be more worldly, and you know you always are in the mood to drink wine, so this is the perfect fit. Tastings are $12, but free for Wine Club members. 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. $12. 400 N. Toole Ave.

Cupping at Savaya Coffee Market. If you've always wanted to be more of a coffee connoisseur, Savaya has your back. Join their coffee professionals with a class on cupping, the ways those in the industry determine the "uniformity, sweetness, mouthfeel, and taste of coffees before deciding to bring them to market." Now you too can be a barista-in-spirit. Noon to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24. 2958 North Swan Road. Free.

Caribbean Indian Fusion at Desert Island Eatery. Well, India isn't an island, but the Caribbean holds plenty, so I guess this checks out for Desert Island Eatery. They're fusing Caribbean and Indian food, with dishes such as vegetable samosas, curry chickpeas, red lentils, cauliflower, curry chicken and potatoes, naan and more. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24. 2513 N. Campbell Ave.

Revel's Northern Italian Wine Dinner. Revel Wine Bar is taking you on a taste tour of the old country, from Piedmont and Liguria to the Veneto and Friuli. The dinner features four courses of Northern Italian cuisine prepared by local chef Janet Jones paired with a selection of wines curated by the Revel team. 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27. 416 E. Ninth Street. $48 (Gratuity not included).

Mezcal Tastings at Exo Roast Co. Feel like drinking and learning at the same time? How about learning about what you drink? Mezcal-tasting proprietor Doug Smith is at Exo Roast, and will give you a high-quality education about high-quality mezcal. Come on, you live in Tucson—you're surrounded by agave! You might as well know a bit about the plant and the drinks made from it. 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28. 403 N. Sixth Ave. $20.

Farmers Market Roundup. As we slowly move away from wintertime, more and more farmers markets are returning from hibernation around town, though some toughed it out all winter through. The Lazydays Farmers Market is every Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.; next up is Feb. 22. The St. Philip's Plaza Farmers Market runs every Saturday at St. Philip's Plaza, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; next up is Feb. 23. The Picture Rocks Farmers Market is on every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; next up is Feb. 24. The 5 Points Farmers Market is every Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon; next up is Feb. 24. The Farmers' Market at Mercado San Agustin is every Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m.; next up is Feb. 28.

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