At The Open Door, we are listening to our clients concerns. “Through our Community Conversations on Hunger last fall, people identified a need to learn about healthier cooking skills and ingredients,” says Casey Silver, TOD Food Access & Equity Manager. In response to that feedback we have partnered with The U of M Extension program, […]
Ansari’s Jalapeno-Lime hummus and pita is a good start to the evening. Andiamo Italian Ristorante brings warm, creamy Italian goodness to OctoberZest! with their Penne Cardinale. Eagan’s own Qdoba let’s you choose—from spicy to mild—how you want your burrito bowl. Top off the evening with mini cannoli’s from Andiamo and sweet baklava finger rolls from […]
With a variety of fresh beer samples—including an American Style IPA, a helles lager brewed in the German tradition, an Amber Ale with a brilliant color and rich malt aroma and a Robust Nut Brown Ale—Mankato Brewery has what you are looking for! Come sample local food and local brews at OctoberZest!
‘Stock the Shelves’ food drive and tour The Mobile Pantry Delicious tastings from local restaurants Craft beer sampling & cash bar Fantastic entertainment, raffle, and trivia fun Entertainment by local favorite Mark Mraz Mark is a versatile singer-pianist specializing in popular music of the past 50 years. His repertoire includes hits from such artists as […]