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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Culinary Calendar

Advertiser Staff

Kailua Farmers' Market, with prepared foods such as pumpkin, pecan and sweet potato pies, cookies, jams and sauces in addition to fresh vegetables, fruits and meats, herbs and cut flowers, will be held 5-8 p.m. today (this week only; no market on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day), Kailua Town Center parking garage (behind Longs Drugs on Kailua Road); free admission. 848-2074.

Mililani High School Cookbook will be sold at the Islandwide Christmas Craft & Food Expo, 5-11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Blaisdell Center; Expo admission: $3 general, $1 for kids ages 6-12. Cookbooks: $12. 627-7747. 358-4832.

Buddhist Vegetarian Cooking Class led by Rev. Earl Ikeda on the Shojin Ryori techniques of food preparation, 2 p.m. Saturday, Wahiawa Hongwanji Mission social hall, 1067 California Ave.; free. 622-4320.

The Oregon Trail, sampling of wines from Willamette Valley and southern Oregon wineries served with pupu prepared by chef Glenn Chu, a Wrath of Grapes event, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Indigo Eurasian Cuisine; $20. Phone reservations only: 521-2900.


Matthew Gray's Hawaii Food Tours offers three guided restaurant tours — "Hole-in-the Wall," "Hawaiian Feast" and "Gourmet Trilogy" — in and around Honolulu.ÊTours are priced at $59, $99 and $149 per person. Reservations at 926-3663, www.HawaiiFoodTours.com.

Farmers' Market, fruits and vegetables, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays and Mondays, Hawaii Kai Towne Center; free admission. 396-0766.

Fort Street Open Market, produce, plants, flowers and arts and crafts, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Pauahi and Fort streets; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays and Tuesdays, Wilcox Park (in front of Macy's); free admission. 524-4195.

Y. Hata Chef Demonstration, with chefs Ernesto Limcaco and Angela Smith, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, Y. Hata's Wholesale Grocery Store, 285 Sand Island Access Road; free. 852-6767.

Wine & Cheese Wednesdays, selection of two reds and two whites paired with cheeses, nuts and fruit, plus Hawaiian entertainment, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Neptune's Garden, Pacific Beach Hotel; $25. 921-6112, 922-1233.

Fresh Fridays, locally grown produce, healthy cooking demonstrations, educational information on disease prevention through good nutrition, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays, Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Clinic; free admission. 432-2000.

Farmers' Market, produce, meats, seafood and flowers, 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Kapi'olani Community College parking lot C; free admission. 848-2074.

Farmers' Market, fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays, old sugar mill in Waialua; free admission.

Gourmet Cooking Hawaii, classes at alternating restaurants including Chef Mavro, Mariposa, Sam Choy's, Padovani's, taught by the chefs of each establishment, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays; $95. Location and information: 735-7788, www.gourmetcookinghawaii.com.

Open Market, with a farmers' market, arts and crafts, flowers and plants, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, He'eia State Park; free admission. 948-1111.

"Two Skinny Chefs," Beth-An Nishijima's and Chai Chaowasaree's TV show, with cooking tips and guest chefs, 5 p.m. Sundays on KHON2. 585-0011.

Waikiki Farmers' Market, fruits, vegetables, musubi and chow mein, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, Waikiki Community Center parking lot; free admission. 923-1802.

Send announcements, with contact name and phone number, to Culinary Calendar, Island Life, The Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com, with "Cul Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.