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Taste of Iceland; City Fruit's Hard Cider Fundraiser

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FESTIVALS -- The Taste of Iceland is returning to Seattle October 9 through 12 for its seventh year. On the food side, you can opt for a four-course menu of Icelandic cuisine at Dahlia Lounge, where dishes are being prepared by Icelandic Chef Viktor Örn Andrésson, Nordic Chef of the Year 2014 and Chef Brock Johnson. Signature cocktails featuring Reyka Vodka and Brennivín are being created by local mixologist Amber Gephart. For more details on this and other goings on, visit the festival website. [EaterWire]

DOWNTOWN -- Tickets go on sale tomorrow for City Fruit's fourth annual Hard Cider Taste fundraiser, taking place November 6 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Palace Ballroom downtown. Proceeds will benefit City Fruit's 2015 harvest of the city's orchards and backyard trees, which is distributed to more than 50 local food access programs. Several local cideries will be present pouring samples, and Tom Douglas Restaurants is providing small bites. [EaterWire]

CAPITOL HILL -- Central Co-op is screening the film Food for Change on October 16 at 7 p.m at the Broadway Performance Hall. The documentary "examines the growth of independent, community-owned food co-operatives in America, and their unique historic place in our economic and political landscape." Tickets are $5 at the door or in advance at the co-op. [EaterWire]

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