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Latest College Park happenings, Ravenous Pig wine dinner, Il Cibo del Vita and free Krispy Kreme for

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Runway to Hope fuses food with fashion 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Mall at Millenia. The champagne brunch, fashion show and dessert party supports children and families affected by pediatric cancer; tickets are $125. Visit runwaytohope.org for more info.

Over in Winter Park, the Ravenous Pig hosts a four-course dinner Sept. 24 with wine pairings from Adelsheim Vineyards. Expect foie gras, rabbit, wild salmon, Meyer Ranch rib-eye, gourmet mushrooms and a pumpkin éclair, all paired with Oregon’s finest grapes. Tickets are $100.

Coinciding with the Epcot Food & Wine Festival, Food & Wine Weekends at the Waldorf-Astoria presents special tasting menus, wine pairings and special food-related events throughout the resort from Sept. 27-Nov. 9.

College Park happenings: Alfonso’s Pizza opened its doors in the former Scruffy Murphy’s space on Edgewater Drive … Grounding Roots Juice Bar is slated to open Oct. 1 at 710 W. Princeton St., in the building behind Kingfish Bistro … The 12th annual Feed the Need event goes 6-10 p.m. Sept. 26, featuring plenty of food and wine from the Tap Room at Dubsdread as well as live music and auctions, to benefit the Christian Service Center. Tickets are $60 in advance, $75 at the door. Visit feedtheneedorlando.com for more.


In celebration of its 108th anniversary, Columbia Restaurant rolls back its prices Sept. 22 to what they were in 1905 … A trio of gastronomes – chef Donna Scala (La Luce) along with sommeliers Emilia Nardi and Giovanna Moretti – host Il Cibo Della Vita (The Food of Life), featuring a reception and five-course dinner with wine pairings 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 for $95 per person … You’re probably wondering, How do I score a free donut on International Talk Like a Pirate Day? Well, just walk into a Krispy Kreme on Sept. 19, do your best pirate impersonation and yo-ho-ho, you’ll get a free donut. Wear a pirate costume and you’ll get a dozen on the house. Arrr!

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