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Cocktail Classes at Polite Provisions & Trader Joe's Picks Up Local Salumi

Plus, a global dinner around white wine.

NORMAL HEIGHTS— Polite Provisions' Erick Castro is kicking off the next edition of Spirit Society, his cocktail education series, on Monday, June 22 at 6 p.m. with Cocktail 101, a two hour class on cocktail basics that includes three cocktails and hands-on instruction on how to make them. Classes will run through October, and include a session on American Whiskey and a daiquiri-centric class with guest bartender Anthony Schmidt (Fairweather) scheduled for July 27. [EaterWire]

AROUND TOWN— Local chef Pete Balistreri, whose eponymous P. Balistreri Salumi is on the menu at all Tender Greens in California and retailed various San Diego markets, including Venissimo Cheese and Mona Lisa Italian Foods, has hit the big time by being picked up by Trader Joe's. Both his Salami Point Loma (rosemary and garlic ) and chili flake and fennel salumi are now available at all Trader Joe's locations in the San Diego region, featured in their section of locally-made products. [EaterWire]

DEL MAR— Davanti Enoteca continues its summer wine series with a five-course dinner event that will focus on the world of white wine and is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. The menu, which includes oysters, a foie gras torchon and pan seared pheasant, will be paired with white wine varietals from all over the globe. Call 858-519-5060 to reserve. [EaterWire]

Polite Provisions

4696 30th Street, , CA 92116 (619) 269-4701 Visit Website

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