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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Culinary Calendar


• Tempura Festival, featuring dishes prepared by guest chefs from Japan, through Nov. 17, Ala Moana Hotel, Plantation Caf• lunch served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, $13.25 for complete meal, $11.25 for tempura ten-don; dinner served 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, $14.25 for complete meal, $12.25 for tempura ten-don; also, tempura dishes offered at buffets, 6-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, $24.50. Reservations: 955-4811.

• Michel's German Wine Harvest Dinner, with special courses paired with three German wines and a German liquor; 5:30-9:30 p.m. today and tomorrow, Michel's. For prices or to make reservations: 923-6552.


• Hawai'i's Big Island Festival, with food and wine tastings, seminars, demonstrations and entertainment, today through Sunday, For details: 1-866-424-3378 or www.bigislandfestival.com.

• "Bounty of Keauhou," with entertainment and food and wine events, today through Monday, Keauhou Resort, Big Island. For details: (808) 324-2504.


• 2002 French week at La Mer, a celebration of French fare, culinary workshops and pastry demonstrations, today through Nov. 8, Halekulani. For prices and times: 923-2311.


• "2002 Shop and Score Program Kick off," with free food samplings, music and more, 1-2:15 p.m., Time Super Market, Beretania Street; free. 532-5400.

• "A Taste of Mauna Lani — Under a Hula Moon," with food prepared by award-winning chefs, wines and entertainment, 6-9 p.m., Mauna Lani Bay Hotel; part of the Hawai'i's Big Island Festival; $95. (808) 885-6622.


• "Wrath of Grapes," Indigo Wine Club, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Indigo Eurasian Cuisine; wine sampling with pupu plate, $20; limited seating. Reservations: 521-2900.

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