“Evening of Flavors” Fundraiser Coming to Easy Tyger on Oct. 3

The fundraiser for Hunger Task Force features dishes prepared by six local restaurants.

The upcoming Evening of Flavors fundraiser on Monday, Oct. 3 at Easy Tyger (1230 E. Brady St.) is aptly titled. A fundraiser for Hunger Task Force, it is indeed an evening of mutil-faceted flavors. Local restaurants Buckley’s, Carnevor, Hinterland, Karl Ratzsch, Maxie’s and Wolf Peach are all preparing a dish. Some highlights:

Karl Ratzsch: Bavarian pretzel soup and herbed lard with pork cracklings.

Wolf Peach: heirloom carrot, corn puree, mizuna, caramelized yogurt and vandouvan-spiced cashews.

Easy Tyger: roasted mushroom tostada with ancho cocoa sauce.

Buckley’s: Vietnamese chicken wings with nuac cham (a Vietnamese dipping sauce).

Maxie’s: Fix Family Farm lamb grillades with pork rinds and Hook’s white cheddar grits.

The event starts at 6 p.m.; cost is $50 per person. Call 414-226-6640 to reserve a spot.



Ann Christenson has covered dining for Milwaukee Magazine since 1997. She was raised on a diet of casseroles that started with a pound of ground beef and a can of Campbell's soup. Feel free to share any casserole recipes with her.