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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Culinary calendar

Advertiser Staff

UPCOMING

WEDNESDAY WINE WALK, with wine tastings at four Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa venues Nā Ho'ola Spa, The Elegant Dive, Colony Restaurant and Ciao Mein Restaurant 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays; limited space; $20; required reservations, 237-6140.

BRASSERIE DU VIN monthly movie presentation, "Metropolis," 1927 film exploring relationships among wealthy and working class in the year 2026, 7 p.m. April 15, with special selection of small plates and pūpū, and popcorn; free; information, 545-1115

HOTCLUB OF HULAVILLE with Sonny Silva and Ginai, performing 7 p.m. April 21, Brasserie Du Vin; no cover; information, 545-1115

"SAUCES, SAUCES AND MORE SAUCES!," University of Hawai'i noncredit course, with UH faculty member Mark Segobiano, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 17; $50/$15 lab fee; registration/location: 956-8400.

BRASSERIE DU VIN invites volunteer musicians to entertain diners on the piano in the main dining room; contact Jody at jody.duvin@yahoo.com.

MARKETS

CITY PEOPLE'S OPEN MARKETS: 25 sites offering weekly sale of agricultural and aquaculture products, ethnic and other food items; information, 522-7088, www.honolulu.gov/parks/programs/pom.

KING'S VILLAGE FARMERS' MARKET, presented by King's Village and Hyatt Regency Waikīkī Beach Resort and Spa, , 4-9 p.m. Fridays; 237-6340.

KEAUHOU FARMERS MARKETS, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Wednesdays, Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort lawn; and Saturday mornings, near Keauhou Shopping Center, Big Island; information, 808-930-4900.

KAUA'I COMMUNITY MARKET, sponsored by county Farm Bureau and Kaua'i Community College, with locally grown food, culinary treats, agricultural and culinary demonstrations and "talk story," 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, KCC campus, front parking lot, fronting Grove Farm; 808-337-9944.

KAPI'OLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE public cooking classes at its Diamond Head campus, with one-on-one classes in culinary arts laboratories and lecture rooms; various courses, including knife skills, sandwiches, noodles, breakfasts, Girl's Night Out, Mexican, Mediterranean, Southern, Asian, Chinese New Year, baking, wine and chocolates; times and prices, call 734-9211.

FRESH DAYS, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente; shop for affordable, locally grown produce, get information on shopping and eating healthier, and try food samples; 432-2270:

• Honolulu Clinic, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays, main entrance and lobby area.

• Moanalua Medical Center, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, main entrance.

• Waipi'o Clinic, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, front entrance and main lobby.

MAKIKI FARMERS MARKET, with local, fresh produce and farm products, and takeout meals or sit-down dining; 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, St. Clement's Episcopal Church; 735-4550.

Waikīkī Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; Waikīkī Community Center; free; 923-1802.

INTERNATIONAL MARKET PLACE FARMERS MARKET, 4-8 p.m. Thursdays; free; information, 922-2724.

TOURS, TASTINGS & CLASSES

UNCORKED, a wine course for wine lovers and novices, with different wine/wine region focus each month; 6-8 p.m. first Wednesday monthly; Pearl Ultralounge, Ala Moana Center; $20; reservations required, 944-8000.

WINE TASTINGS: 5-8 p.m. Fridays, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays, complimentary; "Everything Your Ever Wanted to Know about Prosecco, But Were Afraid to Ask," 4-5:30 p.m. May 16; $20, reservation and advance payment required, The Wine Stop, 1809 King St.; 946-3707.

CHEF WATER RHEE EVENTS:

• A Cook's Tour of Chinatown: , 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays; meet near Hawaii National Bank, between King and Smith streets; $25.

• CHINATOWN EATERIES TOUR, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturdays; meet at location above; $69; www.waltereatshawaii.com; reservations: 391-1550, walter@waltereatshawaii.com.

WEEKLY WINE EVENTS: Brasserie Du Vin, 1115 Bethel St.; limited seating, reservations required; 545-1115:

• Dinner/wine pairing, 6 p.m. Mondays; $49; no menu substitutions.

• Wine Tasting Club, with different weekly themes and available meat/cheese plates, appetizers and happy-hour prices, 6 p.m. Tuesdays; $20 (tax and tip additional).

12th AVE GRILL "CRAFT BAR," featuring handcrafted microbrews, house-made tapas and handpicked wine flights; 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 12th Ave Grill, Kaimukī; 732-9469.

COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTINGS, with different themes every week, 1-5 p.m. Saturdays; and Pau Hana Wine & Cheese Tastings, 4-8 p.m. second and third Fridays; The Wine Stop; free; 946-3707.

Send announcements to: Culinary Calendar, Island Life, The Advertiser, 605 Kapi'olani Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96813; islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com, with "Cul Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.