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Neighborhood Food News: Culture Classes at Cafe Lago, Cooking in Delancey’s Pantry

Plus: Yogurtland opens on Capitol Hill, north Broadway’s new Cantonese eatery, and more.

By Tiffany Ran April 26, 2011

Get schooled on Italian culture at Cafe Lago. The restaurant’s Doposcuola classes kick off May 4.

The Hi-Life has a new spring menu of small bites, soups and salads, main entrees, and brick oven pizzas.

Delancey unveiled the schedule of cooking classes at its forthcoming multi-use kitchen, the Pantry. The addition, with its own garden and retail space, is expected to debut next month and will also host large parties and themed dinners.

El Gaucho puts on "Steaks, Spells, and Swank" on Monday, May 9, a four-course magician’s dinner with a choice of filet mignon or Alaskan king salmon, and a performance from magician Nash Fung. The dinner is from 6 to 9; $140/person. Call for reservations.

Yogurtland, a charge by volume yogurt chain, has opened its first branch in Seattle in the Broadway Building, says CHS.

The blog also reports on upscale Cantonese restaurant Bako, slated to open on the north end of Broadway this fall.

Eater brings the news COA Mexican Eatery and Tequileria is offering a lifetime supply of tacos for two individuals. To win, follow the restaurant’s Twitter page or like COA on Facebook. Winners will be announced in June.

Starting May 4, Cafe Lago hosts wine-and-antipasti fueled doposcuola classes focusing on Italian culture and featuring notable authorities. Topics include Italian wines, espresso, and the mafia. The sessions take place every Wednesday at 6pm and are free to eaters who stick around for dinner that same night. To reserve, ring 206-329-8005.

A pea soup throwdown goes down at the Swedish Cultural Center on April 29. All who attend will taste the entries and vote on the winner. Call 206-283-1090 to reserve.

The farmers market will open on Wednesday, June 1 from 3:30 to 7pm at its new location in Meridian Park. Chefs are invited to peruse the produce from 3 to 3:30.

Endolyne Joe’s takes a cue from Spring Hill and rolls out family style fried chicken suppers on Sunday nights at 5.

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