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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, May 31, 2006

TASTE
Culinary Calendar

 •  Seasoned by the South

Advertiser Staff

Soups II, chef Grant Soto teaches how to make three types of soup: clear, thick and specialty, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Kapi'olani Community College 'Ohia 109/112; $60. Register for course 062LRCB2: 734-9211. See list of classes at http://programs.kcc.hawaii.edu.

Indian Pale Ales, sample beers brewed in India, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, The Wine Stop; free. 946-3707.

Macro Fast Food, learn to create nutritious and healthy meals in minutes, from Leslie Ashburn, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Kapi'olani Community College 'Ohia 109/112; $45. Register for course 062LRVC1: 734-9211.

Biodynamic, learn about and sample organic wines with pupu prepared by chef Glenn Chu, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Indigo Eurasian Cuisine; $20. Reservations by phone only: 521-2900.

ONGOING

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

Sunset Country Market, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Sunset Beach Elementary School, Hale'iwa. 237-8248.

Farmers' Market, sponsored by Hawaii Farm Bureau, 8 a.m.-noon Sundays, Mililani High School, in front of the gymnasium. 848-2074.

Country Market & Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, Waimanalo Homestead Community Center, 1330 Kalaniana'ole Highway. 259-5349.

"Dining Out with Chai," Chai Chaowasaree of Chai's Island Bistro and Singha Thai Cuisine hosts a TV show with cooking tips and information on Hawai'i and Mainland restaurants, 5 p.m. Sundays, KHON 2. 381-8483, 585-0011.

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

Culinary Tour of Chinatown, visit noodle shops, dim-sum parlors, food courts, bakeries and other food venues in downtown Honolulu with food writer Anthony Chang, 9:30 a.m. Mondays, meet at Chinese Chamber of Commerce, 42 N. King St.; $10. 533-3181.

Fresh Mondays, locally grown produce with free food samples, noon-1 p.m. Mondays, Kaiser Nanikeola clinic lobby; also 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays. 432-2270.

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

Merriman's Farm Visits and Dinner, half-day excursions to Big Island farms that supply the restaurant, followed by a four-course dinner prepared from locally grown ingredients, noon-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Merriman's Restaurant, Waimea, Big Island; $115 (all-inclusive). Reservations: (808) 885-6822.

Wrath of Grapes, weekly wine tastings with pupu, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Indigo Eurasian Cuisine; $20 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 521-2900.

Fort Street Open-Air Market, produce, plants, flowers, locally prepared foods, arts and crafts from Hawai'i, Polynesia and Asia, 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). 441-4995.

Fresh Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Kaiser Ko'olau Clinic (432-3800); also, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, Kaiser Waipi'o Clinic (432-3100).

Fresh Thursdays, healthy and fresh, locally grown produce with free food samples, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, Kaiser Moanalua clinic, main entrance; free admission. 432-2270.

Kailua Farmers' Market, prepared foods, plate dinners, pies, cookies, jams and sauces in addition to fresh vegetables, fruits, meats herbs and flowers, 5-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Kailua Town Center parking garage (behind Longs Drugs on Kailua Road). 848-2074.

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

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

Gourmet Cooking Hawaii offers hands-on and demonstration cooking classes with top Island chefs in their restaurants. Choose your own chef, menu and date or join preset classes offered on Saturdays throughout the year. Schedule, pricing and booking information: www.gourmetcookinghawaii.com, 735-7788.

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.