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Eat This Week, August 8 to 14, 2018: Swine and Wine


Published August 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

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  • Black Diamond Barbecue

What rhymes with pork? Cork! On Saturday, August 11, Burlington's Dedalus Wine Shop, Market & Wine Bar teams up with Black Diamond Barbecue and vom Boden wine imports for a night of smoked meat and German wines. Vom Boden founder Stephen Bitterolf will be on the lawn pouring glasses of golden dry Rieslings, sparkling pét-nats and food-friendly alpine reds. Meanwhile, Morrisville meat man Jason Pacioni and company dish smoke-tinged pork and poultry with cool summer slaws and pickles, mac and cheese, and sauces a-slather.

Pig & the Princess: Saturday, August 11, 4-10 p.m., Dedalus Wine Shop, Market & Wine Bar, Burlington. $33.30. Info, 865-2368,

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