Special dinner

Blues Feast at The Root

When: Thu., March 23, 6:30-11:30 p.m. 2017

The Root Restaurant & Bar, 340 Town Center Blvd., is hosting its ninth Blues Feast Thursday, March 23 with an eight-course Middle Eastern-inspired menu and tunes from The Corey Dennison Band. Executive chef Nick Rodgers’ Feast from the Middle East will feature authentic dishes including Swiss chard dolmas, Aleppo pepper kabobs with sour cherry sauce and harissa roasted chicken with za’atar laffa, tahini and sumac pickled onions. Seating begins at 6:30 p.m. with music and dinner at 7 p.m. Cost is $60 per person, with beverage pairings available for an additional $25. Tax and gratuity are not included. Reservations are