Tampa Bay food, wine and beer events

Wednesday, September 9: The NoHo Bistro

A Palette for Your Palate. The bistro’s ingenious culinary team pairs five tapas tastings with a new wine each week. Today, Zin masters rejoice: it’s the Zinfandel palette. $15. 5-8 p.m., 1714 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa (813-514-0691)

Wednesday, September 9: Publix Apron’s Cooking School

Seafood on the Grill. It’s a tricky test of skill, but the chefs at Publix demonstrate how to create juicy, succulent grilled seafod selections. The menu includes: chipotle shrimp and pineapple kabobs; grilled-chilled seafood and white bean salad; grilled oysters with fennel butter; citrus swordfish with citrus salsa; and split grilled lobster tails with herb butter. $50. 6 p.m., 7835 Gunn Highway, Tampa (813-926-4465)

Wednesday, September 9: Bern’s Fine Wines and Spirits

Potluck Wednesday. Beat the mid-week dinner blahs by stopping in for SideBern’s gourmet take-away — and enjoy a complimentary mini-wine tasting while you wait. This week’s one-stop wonder is paprika linguine with littleneck clams, green olives and a roasted garlic broth. $19.95. 5-8 p.m., 1002 S. Howard Ave., Tampa (813-250-9463)

Wednesday, September 9: Rigatoni Tuscan Oven

Wild Tuscan Wednesdays. Indulge in select pricing on high-end items like Alaskan snow crab and oysters, along with beer and pasta specials. $17-$22. 5-10 p.m., 3437 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa (813-879-7000)

Thursday, September 10: Roy’s

Roy’s Wine Dinner. Five courses delectable courses are paired with complementary wines to bring out the best and brightest flavors in each. The Pacific Rim-inspired menu includes: sous vide black tiger prawn, jumbo lump crab and shiso gnocchi, filet mignon carpaccio, braised lamb osso buco and macadamia nut cake. $65. 6:30 p.m., 4342 W. Boyscout Blvd., Tampa (813-873-7697)