Pastry pop-up at Compere Lapin
11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Wednesday
Compere Lapin, 535 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 599-2119
Miami pastry chef Josh Gripper will offer baked goods such as Key lime coffee cake at the restaurant's Tout La coffee bar, and he will create two dessert specials for the lunch and dinner menus.
8 p.m. FridayvArbor Room at Popp Fountain, 12 Magnolia Drive, (504) 483-9376
The fundraiser features more than 25 types of martinis and food from restaurants including Apolline, The Bombay Club, Chappy's Restaurant, La Thai Uptown, MoPho, NOLA Snow Snoballs and others. Proceeds support construction of the Marconi Drive bike path. Tickets $50, $40 for Friends of City Park members, $75 VIP early admission (7 p.m.), available to members only.
6 p.m. Monday
The Irish House, 1432 St. Charles Ave., (504) 595-6755
The tasting features food from Chef Matt Murphy paired with whiskies from distillers Concannon, Jameson and Michael Collins, including that company's 10-year-aged single malt. Call for reservations. Tickets $25.