Food Events Around Town

ON THE PLATE NOVEMBER 12 Chef Tyler Boring of Marjorie will prepare a three-course dinner with wines from Yakima Cellars for Boomtown's An Evening at Boomtown monthly charity event. On the menu: grilled romaine Waldorf salad, thyme and fennel roasted chicken, and kaffir lime-infused chocolate pot de crème. $20 donation. 513 Third Ave., 206-625-2989. PIONEER SQUARE NOVEMBER 14-16 OK, foodies: ready, set, drool! It's the fifth annual Seattle Cooks! Gourmet Food and Kitchen Show, with over 120 exhibitors and more than 17 local and national celebrity chefs. $12 door, $10 advance at Borders Books. Noon-6 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Washington State Convention and Trade Center, 206-404-3154, DOWNTOWN SEATTLE NOVEMBER 15 Fremont Classic Pizzeria and Trattoria is celebrating 15 years of pizza slinging with a party and a fund-raiser for Food Lifeline. 1-4 p.m. 4307 Fremont Ave. N., 206-548-9411. FREMONT How often do you dine to the tune of a ukulele jam session? It's time again for the second annual Taste of Paradise and Battle of the Bands Hawaiian celebration. Dine on Hawaiian barbecue, traditional dishes, and desserts. Root for your favorite island bands. $5 donation ($30 at door for a live concert after-party by guest artists Sean Na'auao). 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church, 3001 24th Ave. S., 206-542-5594. JEFFERSON PARK NOVEMBER 17 It's Bandoleone's eighth birthday. Join them for an all-night happy hour with birthday cake and rolled back 1995 margarita prices. 5:30 p.m.-close. 2241 Eastlake Ave. E., 206-329-7559. EASTLAKE NOVEMBER 18 Tonight the Dahlia Lounge is cooking from boss Tom Douglas' latest cookbook, Tom's Big Dinners. We wonder how this is different from every night, since all Dahlia Lounge recipes presumably come from Tom. Maybe it's in the proportionsthese meals are big. Including his Chinese Feast with sugar- and cayenne-fried almonds and wok-seared black bean clams. $75 for four courses. 6:30 p.m. 2001 Fourth Ave., 206-682-4142. BELLTOWN NOVEMBER 19 Armandino Batali of Salumi fame will head the chef's table at Brasa tonight. He'll prepare his favorite charcuterie dishes and the Brasa folks will whip up foods and wines to match. $65. 7 p.m. 2107 Third Ave., 206-728-4220. BELLTOWN THE GRAPEVINE NOVEMBER 13 Meet winemaker John Ware of Quilceda Creek and try his wines for free at Daniel's Broiler's monthly Meet the Winemaker series. 6:30-8 p.m. 809 Fairview Place N., 206-621-8262. SOUTH LAKE UNION NOVEMBER 17 You've heard the fuss about Klipsun Vineyard's Red Mountain grapes. Taste their productincluding Wilridge Winery 2000 nebbiolo, merlot, and cab sauvignon, and a JM Cellars 2001 tre fanciulliwith wine educator Dieter Schafer as your guide. $15. 3-7:30 p.m. The Tasting Room, 1924 Post Alley, 206-770-9463. PIKE PLACE MARKET NOVEMBER 20 Meet winemakers from Betz, Matthew Cellars, Quilceda Creek, and Woodward Canyon and taste their wares at Seastar's Stars of Washington Wine event. Also dine on mini Kobe beef burgers, seared ahi cubes, pesto-grilled salmon finger sandwiches, and more. 6-7:30 p.m. Seastare Restaurant and Raw Bar, 205 108th Ave.. N.E., 425-456-1892. BELLEVUE NOVEMBER 21 The 11th annual Beaujolais nouveau wine festival, presented by the French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest, offers wine, food prepared by Gavin Stephenson, an auction of travel packages throughout France, and entertainment by Zazou and Valentino accompany the festival. Fortunately, the Seattle Mime Theater will provide entertainment as well. $125. 5:30-9:30 p.m. The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University Street, 206-443-4703. DOWNTOWN BACK TO SCHOOL NOVEMBER 13-14 Aidells Sausage Company executive chef Anne-Marie Ramo will demonstrate sausage recipes at Larry's Markets this weekend before her presentation at Seattle Cooks! Gourmet Food and Kitchen Show at the Convention Center. Free. 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, Larry's Market QUEEN ANNE, 100 Mercer St., 206-527-5333; noon-1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, Larry's Market BELLEVUE, 699 120th Ave. N.E., 425-453-0600. NOVEMBER 15 Learn how to make your own apple pie, double-chocolate tart and lemon meringue tartlets at RainCity cooking school. They offer step-by-step hands-on instruction, including how to make homemade pie crust. A meal also comes with the class. $50. 11 a.m. 1883 145th Place S.E., 425-644-4285. BELLEVUE NOVEMBER 19 Thanksgiving is on its way. Remember last year when you started cooking the turkey too late and it got moved from the main course to dessert? Lisa Dupar Catering will make sure that does not happen again with its "It's all smoke and mirrors" Thanksgiving supper class. Learn how to do-ahead so you can sit back and relax, all while enjoying some Bogs Cranberry Royal. $55. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 17825 NE 65th, Suite A140, 425-881-3250. REDMOND NOVEMBER 22 Master Chef Andre Mercier will teach and serve a three-course French dinner at the Edge of Seattle Guesthouse, an inn on five wooded acres "reminiscent of the French Loire countryside." $99. 3 p.m. 16400 216th Ave. N.E., 425-260-6213. WOODINVILLE

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