St. James Cheese Company (5004 Prytania St., 504-899-4737; www.stjamescheese.com), hosts a goat barbecue and happy hour along with the Uptown butcher shop Cleaver and Co. as a benefit for the local chapter of Slow Food (www.slowfoodnola.com) on Friday, July 12. The party begins at 6 p.m. and will feature a roasted goat procured by Cleaver & Co. alongside charcuterie plates, goat cheese, vegetable dishes and ice cream from Creole Creamery.
Drinks available include NOLA Brewery products, sangria and the Basque wine txakolina. All dishes and drinks will be sold a la carte for $5 each. Admission is free.