Food Event Around Town

ON THE PLATE THROUGH NOVEMBER 30 All this month, Eastsiders can feast on a three-course lobster dinner for $24.99 at Yarrow Bay Beach Café. On the menu: a whole fresh Maine lobster served broiled, baked, or steamed; soup or salad; and a choice of dessert. Offer runs nightly, excluding Thanksgiving Day. 1270 Carillon Point, 425-889-0303. KIRKLAND THROUGH MAY 30 Four fresh, local oysters for a buck? You bet. Flying Fish's oyster happy hour is upon us till May, and all the gooey little buggers are just 25 cents a pop. Look at it as the restaurant's gallant effort to single-handedly pull Seattleites through the dreary winter. Weekdays, 5-6 p.m. 2234 First Ave., 206-728-8595. BELLTOWN NOVEMBER 19-22 Apple Cup fever is running high at Fox Sports Grill this week. It's taking the form of Apple Cup martinis, special food items, an apple wine night, a raw bar happy hour, and of course, plenty of TV coverage of the main event on Saturday. Days and times vary; call for details. 1522 Sixth Ave., 206-340-1369. DOWNTOWN NOVEMBER 22 Construction of South Seattle Community College's new Culinary Arts Center is complete. The SSCC Foundation will celebrate its completion, as well as the spring quarter launch of the college's new enology and viticulture technical program, with a gala and wine reception. Guests will enjoy a multicourse dinner by one of 15 award-winning local chefs as well as wine from 30 Washington wineries. $250. 5-9:30 p.m. SSCC, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., 206-764-5809. WEST SEATTLE THE GRAPEVINE 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. $45. 6-7:30 p.m. Seastar Restaurant and Raw Bar, 205 108th Ave. N.E., 425-456-1892. BELLEVUE NOVEMBER 20-21 Beaujolais nouveau is here. Restaurants and wine shops all across town are celebrating the arrival of the annual French novelty wine. Party throwers include: Café Campagne in the Market (206-728-2233; Au Bouchon in Wallingford (206-547-5791); The French-American Chamber of Commerce at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel downtown (206-443-4703); Le Pichet in the Market (206-256-1499). Wine educator Dieter Schafer will host a class on the wines at South Seattle Community College (206-794-5339). Call ahead for reservations and information. NOVEMBER 22 Taste wines from Wind River Cellars, the award-winning little winery near the Columbia River Gorge. They make white Riesling, pinot gris, pinot noir (they're not so far from Oregon, after all), gewürztraminer, merlot, and cabernet sauvignon. Free. 3-6 p.m. Fremont Red Apple Wine Bar, 3601 Fremont Ave. N., 206-633-3663. FREMONT BACK TO SCHOOL NOVEMBER 19 Thanksgiving is nearly here. 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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