Domaine Serene wine dinner
7 p.m. Tuesday
Emeril's New Orleans, 800 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 528-9393
The four-course meal features hors d'oeuvres and dishes paired with wines from Oregon vintner Domaine Serene. Chef David Slater serves mortadella-smoked blue crab crostini, poached turbot, fig-lacquered Texas quail, rib-eye cap with foie gras and black truffles and chocolate peanut butter banana cream pie. Tickets are $130, not including tax and tip.
Modern Gramma dessert pop-up
7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Tuesday
Rice Mill Lofts, 522 Montegut St.
Boston chef Justin Burke-Samson and local pastry chefs from Emeril Lagasse's restaurants and Brennan's New Orleans present a four-course tasting of bourbon-infused desserts on the rooftop of the Rice Mill Lofts. Lick Our Pops will serve a boozy ice pop amuse-bouche. Tickets are $65 or $85 with wine pairings. Search eventbrite.com for "Modern Gramma" for online ticket sales.
Kids in the Kitchen: Edible Art!
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and noon-1 p.m. Saturday
Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 267-7490vwww.sofabinstitute.org
Chefs teach kids to create colorful food presentations. The early session is for children 7 to 11 years old and focuses on fruit. The later session is for kids 12 to 15 years old and features garnishes for popular dishes. A snack is included. Tickets are $10, $5 for museum members.