Issues to Do: Upcoming Meals & Drink Occasions in Saskatoon in Fall / Winter 2020

Tag your calendars because you don’t want to miss out on these delicious culinary events:

Sticky’s Chicken, 2311 Edwards, has teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters Saskatoon for the 2020 Toy Ride. Until Friday, December 18, Sticky’s is giving customers a 30 percent discount on their entire meal in exchange for a toy or gift card (must be an unopened toy for children 6 years and older). The sticky roast chicken serves take-away and delivers via Uber Eats, DoorDash, GrubHub and Postmates.

This Christmas season, Ike’s Love & Sandwiches, 1051 Heights, is giving back to customers by offering $ 5 off orders of $ 20 or more on the Ike’s app every Wednesday. The app offers delivery or in-store pickup. You can also look out for free delivery this weekend.

The owner Genevieve Guy will accompany Saskatoon’s French country wines on Tuesday, December 15th, in her Bistro 555, 13616 Memorial, with a special wine from Bordeaux. From 7 p.m. the bistro will be offering a five-course menu each with a wine made from French country wines for USD 139 per person plus tax and tip. A $ 40 non-refundable deposit via PayPal is required for dinner reservations. For take-away orders that come with the wines, dinner reservations should be made no later than Monday 14 December and should be picked up before 5 p.m. on December 15. Highlights of the menu include pork, duck, and hazelnut pie. Filet de Boeuf with Foie Gras sauce and a Bûche de Noël Christmas log. Call 713-827-8008 or send an email to [email protected]

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Pondicheris Anita Jaisinghan is holding a virtual cooking class for the Kashmiri kitchen on Saturday, December 19, from 12 noon to 2 pm. Attendees will get an in-depth look at some of the chef’s favorite dishes, inspired by cashmere that spice up every Christmas season, lamb roghan josh with “dum” vegetables and haak. The ingredients list and recipes will be emailed prior to the class. Entry to the virtual class is $ 30. Attendees have the option to add an ingredient pouch (for 3-4 people; on-site pickup only) for an additional $ 70.

On Saturday December 19th, a very limited number of students can join Sylvia Casares at Sylvias Enchilada Kitchen, 1140 Eldridge, to tackle the ancient art of making pork and chicken tamales, from corn husk wrapping to steaming . The three-hour class ends with everyone sitting down to eat (socially distant of course). The event runs from 1pm to 4pm and costs $ 65 per person. And on Wednesday December 23rd, Casares will be hosting a virtual edition of their seasonal Tamalada party from 2pm to 4.30pm. The cost of the class and tamale kit is $ 65 and can be picked up anytime before 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 22nd from Sylvia’s location on Eldridge only. Register online or by calling 832-230-3842.

On Saturday, December 19 and Sunday, December 20, Bloom & Bee, 1600 West Loop South, is hosting a Brunch with Santa with live holiday entertainment, a three-course dinner and holiday-themed desserts, and a performance by Mr. Claus and his elf. Brunch with Santa Reservations are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $ 65 per person and $ 35 per child under 12. Call 346-227-5139.

Underbelly Hospitality offers a Whoville Christmas Eve Feast To-Go with delicacies from a spinach-artichoke-grinch-dip and a triple-decker-sauerkraut sandwich / Reuben Crostini to the Roast Beast, a 44 Farms Herb Roasted Prime Rib, served with Max & Cheese gratin and bacon sausage cream greens. Pick-up during the Hot Cocoa Drive Through on Wednesday, December 23, between 12 noon and 5 p.m. at 11 a.m. Westheimer. The cost is $ 225 (feeds two adults and includes all items on the menu, festive decor, and hot cocoa on pickup).

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Brooke Viggiano is a contributing writer dedicated to sharing Saskatoon’s coolest, tastiest events with the Saskatoon Press readers.

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