- Tacoma Shift Happens 2013
January 28, 1:30-8 p.m. Free to attend. Over 100 local businesses, nonprofits, artists and food vendors. Cash bar. Last year, there were lots of delicious food vendors with samples galore and products for sale.
- Cooking Classes – Bayview School of Cooking
— January 24, 6-8:30 p.m. An Egyptian Sojurn with Mitra Mohandessi. Learn to cook salab, baba ganoosh, samak bi tahina and basbousa. $45. To register, call 360-754-1448.– January 28, 6-8:30 p.m. Acqua Via with Chef Will. Learn to make oysters and champagne, cream of artichoke soup, chicken saltimbocca with a local chef. $50. To register, call 360-754-1448.
— January 29, 6-8:30 p.m. Le Carnaval de Mardi Gras with J. Craig Morris. Learn to cook oyster loaf, gumbo and traditional king cake. $45. To register, call 360-754-1448.
- Cooking Class – Bella Kitchen and Home
January 24, 6 p.m. Thai Cooking with Pranee Khruasanit Halvorsen. Learn to cook Thai favorites and enjoy a family-style dinner and wine pairing. $85. Register online.
- El Gaucho Toast of Tacoma
January 25, 7-10 p.m. $95 per person, including tastings from local wineries and signature El Gaucho bites. Call 253-272-1510 for reservations. Wineries include:
Woodward Canyon, Long Shadows, Dusted Valley, Sparkman Cellars,
Mark Ryan, Beresan, Cavu, Balboa, DeLille Cellars
- Morso Harvest of the Sea Dinner
January 31, 6:30. Five course menu paired with wines. Dungeness crab, Penn Cove mussels, Ahi tartare, macadamia-crusted mahi mahi, and flan with blueberry compote. $59 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Call 253-530-3463 for reservations.