THURSDAY, October 25
Knife Demonstration Class at Tulio
How cool do chefs look when they chop and dice at full speed? Chef Walter Pisano will show you how to cut bread for a panzanella and fish for crudo at Tulio Ristorante for $10. A rep from Shun knives will explain why there’s a knife for everything. Spots are limited so call to reserve yours at 206-624-5500.
SATURDAY, October 27
Intro to Food Preservation
Learn the basics of canning jams, fruits, and veggies, as well as overall food safety, at Mountlake Terrace Library from 2:30 to 4. The class is taught by Seattle Tilth in the second installment of the City Farming series. It’s free!
All-Day Zombie Happy Hour
How would you go about celebrating a global attempt to break the world record for largest simultaneous Thriller dance? Boka Restaurant and Bar at Hotel 1000 will be offering a special happy-hour pricing on any menu items and cocktails all day long...as long as you're dressed as a zombie. Whether you need liquid courage or a post-dance refreshment, Boka’s chief mixologist Mi-Suk Ahn has created a specialty cocktail for the occasion.
Public Brewing School
How many ways can you brew coffee? Caffé Vita on Capitol Hill is hosting a free brewing class from 10 to 1 that will cover five different methods, such as the vacuum pot. See each one in action and taste the difference. Did we mention this was free?
SUNDAY, October 28
Sunday Supper at Lark
Starting today, and each Sunday following, the regular menu at Lark will feature a three-course meal inspired by those ever-popular family-style Sunday dinners. Perhaps you’ll find truffled beef short ribs or prune-stuffed roasted pork on the entree list. Full-table participation is encouraged. Meals are $35 per person, with an additional $12 for two specially selected wine pairings. Make reservations online or by calling 206-323-5275.
MONDAY, October 29
Wine Press Club at Etta’s
Join this month’s Press Club gathering at 5:30 at Etta’s (tickets are $25). It's an educational wine-tasting series that doubles as a casual social hour—a low-key way to taste several wines from general manager Gretchen Geisness’s wine list and catch up with friends. Each event comes with a one-time discount for 15 percent off your total bill at any T-Doug restaurant. Get tickets online.
TUESDAY, October 30
Tenute Sella Wine Tasting
Don’t have time to go to Northern Italy this week? Stop by Cuoco at 5:30 for a wine tasting from Tenute Sella, an estate that spans the Lessona and Bramaterra areas of north Piedmont. Pink and white wines are on the docket, accompanied by bites prepared by chef Stuart Lane. Tickets are $25. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 8 Nancy Leson, a longtime Seattle Times food writer, Nancy Leson is hosting a conversation among some local powerhouse chefs and restaurateurs, namely Tom Douglas, Maria Hines, Zak Melang, Donna Moodie, and Ethan Stowell. The topic: The ingredients necessary to succeed in the restaurant industry. This free event is being held at the central branch of the Seattle Public Library at 7.