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BBQ Battle, Dinner & a Movie, Tapas Classes and Jellied Tongue in Today's Eater's Digest

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Weekend Time!
No plans for the weekend? We have a couple ideas to get you off the couch, outta the house and filling your belly with some tasty eats.

Always wanted to host your own Spanish Tapas party? Tonight you can learn how at Sur la Table's Summer Tapas Party. Anne-Marie Blanco will share all the secrects from presentation to valuable kitchen shortcuts. Tonight's menu will consist of Green Gazpacho, Fried Marcona Almonds, Piquillo Peppers stuffed with Goat Cheese and more! The cost of the class is $69 and reservation can be made by clicking here.

Summertime chick flick Eat, Pray, Love hits theaters tonight and McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants wants to send you to see it at a discounted rate. When you purchase any entree, you have the option of purchasing a ticket to the movie for just $5. Sweet!

Wrap up your weekend with a little bit of competition at the BBQ Food War at Noca. Sunday August 15th Chris Curtiss of Noca takes on Joe Johnston of Joe's Real BBQ in a brisket battle where the guest decide you take the cake. Speaking of cake, there will also be a cupcake challenge between Tammie Coe and The Coffee Shop in Gilbert. $35 plus tax and gratuity reservations are required.

You're Making What?
This might be one of the most disgusting recipes we have come across in awhile. Blogger RetroRuth from No Pattern Required has been on the hunt for the most foul Mid-Century recipe she can find and boy did she find a winner. Jellied Tongue. Say what you will about tongue, but making a jello mold out of tongue juice, tongue pieces and of course, hard boiled eggs can not be good. Check out the recipe here, complete with plenty of pictures.