Eat Figs, Not Pigs new plant-based vegan blog
Ashley Hankins-Marchetti has created a following as a chef and creative force behind the vegan food blog Eat Figs, Not Pigs. She’s also become known in the pop-up foodies scene for her creations (like Loaded Vegan Frito Boats, for example).
On Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 2), Eats Figs, Not Pigs is hosting a Italian-themed vegan dinner at Max’s Bistro and Bar on Bullard Avenue. There are no animal products or bi-products in any part of the seven course prix fixe meal.
There is a French onion soup with vegan Gruyère cheese. Tickets are limited.
Details: 5 p.m. Monday. Max’s Bistro and Bar, 1784 Bullard Ave. $75. www.eventbrite.com
Other noteworthy events
▪ Fresno Street Eats: Back to School, 5 p.m. Friday. Tioga-Sequoia, 745 Fulton St. Free. @fresnostreeteats on Facebook
▪ Fresno Punk Invasion, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Full Circle Brewing Co., 620 F St. $35. www.livemusiccity.com
▪ Central Valley Guild Mixer, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. T.W. Patterson Building, 2014 Tulare St. $45, $15 designated driver ticket. www.eventbrite.com