As the summer heats up so does the eclectic selection of food events around the world. Whether at home or overseas on holiday there are plenty of culinary and gastronomic events to tempt you wherever you are this month.
From unmissable gourmet four hands dinners to a fusion of food art and entertainment, find out the unmissable culinary events where you are this July.
UNMISSABLE EVENTS IN JULY 2017
HÉLÈNE DARROZE POP UP
1 JULY TO 15 OCTOBER
Diners that didn't manage to secure a table at Hélène Darroze's pop up restaurant in San Sebastian last year are back in with a chance this summer. The two Michelin star French chef will return to the culinary capital with an exciting new menu to boot until 15 October.
MICHIGAN CHERRY FESTIVAL
1 TO 8 JULY
For some cherry filled action head to this fun festival that promises everything from cherry pancake breakfasts and cherry BBQ to the crowning of this year's cherry queen.
Find out more on their website.
USA INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVITIES, WORLDWIDE
There are a myriad of festivities around the world to celebrate the stars and stripes where grilling and line dancing are just a few of the festivities in the pipleline.
BERLIN FOOD ART WEEK
7 TO 14 JULY
Get in touch with your inner artist in the city of cool in a week of what happens when food meets art.
EXCLUSIVE FOUR HANDS DINNER, SINGAPORE
10 AND 11 JULY
"The menu that Chef Kirk and I have been working on offers something new to the JAAN diner; it integrates Chef Kirk’s artistry for bringing the best out of light, seasonal and fresh produce with the robust heartiness of fine Italian cuisine,” said Chef Bombana.
The menu includes Westaway's signatue heirloom tomato basil and burrata, while Bombana brings his famed Homemade Pappardelle with lamb ragout, Kubota farm eggplant and mint; a dish that exudes rich and comforting home-cooked flavours, elevated by the use of the finest ingredients.
NAPA VALLEY FESTIVAL
14 TO 23 JULY
All things music, wine and theatre related are promised in the 12th annual edition of the boutique style festival in the heart of California wine country. This year's performers include Bill Murray and Grammy award winner, singer and performer Gloria Estafan plus 150 world class wineries, hotels, resorts, theatres, restaurants, and vintners taking part.
TALES OF THE COCKTAILS
18 TO 23 JULY
Some of the world's greatest mixologists are set to gather in New Orleans with a packed programme of summits, seminars and classes where drinks enthusiasts will get the benefit of taste of what's new and exciting at events staged in bars around town.
NOMA UNDER THE BRIDGE - POP UP RESTAURANT
19 JULY TO 3 SEPTEMBER
Called Under the Bridge, this is the new pop-up staged under the Knippelsbro Bridge and run by some of the Noma team as they await the new Copenhagen opening of the permanent restaurant later in the year. Simple delicious food is promised designed in a bid to reflect the diversity of nationalities amongst the staff. Open from Wednesday to Sunday, a fixed menu is priced at 1000DKK ($153/£118) including drinks.
GOOD FOOD AND WINE SHOW, SOUTH AFRICA
28 TO 30 JULY
Legendary British chef Marco Pierre White will be headlining South Africa's largest culinary gathering at the Good Food and Wine Show in Johannesburg. Market, Street Food, Gourmet, Baking, Kids, Wellness, Lifestyle, Wine and Beer & Alcohol complete the bill along with the challenge to make the world's largest elephant cake!