Scenic City Supper Club Set For May 7

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Scenic City Supper Club will be held Sunday, May 7, with a block party in the Passageways. Tickets will go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. at partyinthepassageways.bpt.me.  There will be 150 guests this time, and tickets will cost $150. 

Dinner will include a four-course meal led by Easy Bistro & Bar/Main Street Meats chef Erik Niel and guest chef Adam Evans, formerly of The Optimist and Brezza Cucina in Atlanta. Mr. Evans will soon be the chef/owner of a new concept restaurant in Birmingham. 

Other talents include St. John's Restaurant pastry chef Dane Frazier and Lawton Haygood, a grillmaster with Boathouse Rotisserie and Raw Bar, Canyon Grill, Side Track and Sugar's Ribs. Chef Jake Cornish of Main Street Meats and Joe Winland, owner/brewer at Heaven and Ale, will also aid with the collaborative dinner. 

For more information, please email Amanda Nelson at nelson@easybistro.com.



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