Ron Buechele, Capitalist Pig's owner and head chef, knows that vodka and barbecue taste great together. With Sowsed, a sumptuous event featuring St. Louis Distillery's Cardinal Sin vodka and plenty of pork, Buechele's barbecue artistry goes whole hog with a menu of sophisticated tastes. The feast is headlined by vodka-braised smoked brisket, barrel-smoked pork, stuffed drunken summer vegetables and bread pudding. Master distillers join Buechele to discuss the creative process behind this swine dining experience. Sticky fingers meet happy feet as Miss Jubilee serves up hot jazz and tangy swing throughout the evening. Dinner is served from 7 to 10 p.m. tonight at Capitalist Pig (2727 South Twelfth Street; 314-772-1180 or Tickets are $49.
Wed., July 8, 7-10 p.m., 2015