SideDish, Feb. 20, 2019

February 21, 2019

Battle of the Bowls

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23; Santa Fe Harley-Davidson, 4360 Rodeo Road

Bring your finest chili or stew to this fundraiser supporting Run for the Wall, a cross-country motorcycle event raising awareness for POW/MIAs, supporting the military and providing a healing environment for veterans, veteran families and supporters.

More info: facebook.com/events/548118482336379

Coming up

National Fiery Foods & Barbecue Show

4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 1, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 2, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 3; Sandia Resort & Casino, 30 Rainbow Road NE, Albuquerque; $10.50 through Friday, $15.50 after that, $5 for children 11-18 (at the door only), free for children 10 and younger

Some 200 exhibitors will be on hand to help you get your samplin’ fill of all things spicy. Think barbecue sauces, salsas, marinades and rubs, but make room for — you guessed it — spicy desserts, too.

More info and advance tickets: fieryfoodsshow.com

‘NMSA Plays NYC’ Jazz Benefit

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28; Santa Fe School of Cooking, 125 N. Guadalupe St.; $150

This three-course dinner paired with wines will help the New Mexico School for the Arts Jazz Combo travel to the Big Apple to compete at the New York City Jazz Festival.

More info: nmschoolforthearts.org/events/nmsa-plays-nyc-jazz-benefit/

Chocolate Fantasy 2019: Arabian Night, A Chocolate Delight

6 p.m. Saturday, March 9; Hotel Albuquerque; $200

At $200 a ticket, you’ll want to make plans early for this Mideast-inspired food and chocolate extravaganza benefiting the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation. Guests will feast on a Mideastern spread, and chocolatiers from around the state will create chocolate sculptures and serve up chocolate samples.

More info: naturalhistoryfoundation.org

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