Last weekend, my husband and I found ourselves downtown Sumner in the early a.m. I was there checking out Ciarrai Jeanne Confections for a post in the Weekly Volcano. We were a little early, so a quick walk down the street took us to Berryland Cafe, a little mom and pop, small town eatery.
- Bayview School of Cooking
March 2, 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Kids Cooking Class, ages 5-13.Your kids will learn to make fruit skewers, guacamole, green popcorn and grasshopper pie to get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit. $35 per student. Call 360-754-1448 to reserve.
March 9, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. St. Patrick’s Day Dinner with Ninkasi Brewing Company. Five beers paired with a five course dinner, including Dubliner cheese beer dip with sausage, baked beer mac and Irish cheese and more. $65. Call 360-754-1448 to reserve.
March 20, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Hands-On Tamales. Learn how to make multiple kinds of tamales, as well as champurrado, a chocolate drink. Make, eat and take some tamales home with you. $50/person. Call 360-754-1448 to reserve.
March 21, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Hands-On Cinnamon Rolls. Learn how to make the perfect cinnamon rolls, and take a tray home with you to bake later. $45/person. Call 360-754-1448 to reserve.
- Museum of Glass Slider Cook Off
March 23, 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. A slider cook off with celebrity judges, live music, games, dancing and more. Marrow, Asado, Maxwell’s, Dirty Oscar’s, Bite and more will be competing. $35 in advance, $30 for museum members, $40 at the door, $100 VIP ticket. Call 253-284-4708 for tickets or purchase online.
- Events at Marlene’s Market Federal Way
March 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Grain and flour cookshop. How to sprout grains, feed a sourdough culture and more. Each person will take home their own sourdough starter. $30 per person. Call 253-383-0933 to reserve.
March 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Making fermented vegetables class. Learn how to make fermented vegetables with the co-owner of OlyKraut, Summer Bock. $30 per person. Call 253-383-0933 to reserve.
Primo Grill Cooking Class
March 16, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Springtime in Provence with Chef McManus, including recipes, instruction, lunch, wine. $65 per person (includes tax and gratuity). Call 253-383-7000 to reserve.
- Toscano’s Cooking Class
March 24, 4:30 p.m. Cooking with Martinis. A five course dinner demonstration cooking class with Chef Tom Pantley with recipes, instruction, dinner and cocktail samples. $60 per person. Call 253-864-8600 to reserve.
March 22, 7 p.m. Beresan wine dinner. Five-course meal paired with wines. $95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call 253-272-1510 to reserve.