What's Happening This Week: Mexican Independence Day; Eating Local

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El Grito de Independencia (The Cry of Independence) Toloache September 15, 6 p.m.-midnight Celebrate Mexico's independence with free tequila shots and live mariachi. Starting tomorrow, Toloache will feature a special menu, complete with a Margarita de Independencia, Taco de Barbacoa, and patriotic Sopes Tricolor. Free shots of Tres Generaciones tequila will be distributed at midnight.

Indian Summer Picnic Wine Dinner Rock Center Cafe September 15, 6:30 p.m. Join Executive Chef Antonio Prontelli for a four-course menu, featuring such summer treats as Beau Soleil Oysters, Heirloom Tomato and Summer Melon Salad, and Riesling-Poached Peaches for dessert. Each course will be paired with a Jacob's Creek wine.

Let Us Eat Local Prince George Ballroom September 16 Come get your locavore on at Let Us Eat Local, a meeting of the city's great culinary minds, including chefs from Blue Hill, Jimmy's No. 43, and Marlow & Sons. Some 30 chefs will serve up dishes made from 100 percent local ingredients, paired with craft beer.

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