April 29, 2009 in Food

Culinary calendar


Millwood Indoor Farmers Market - Local and organic food available today, noon-5 p.m. 8919 E. Euclid Ave., Millwood. (509) 475-1676.

“Seeds of Change” Educational Film Series - A food systems education series presented by Project Hope Spokane in association with Riverfront Farm and Green Jobs Not Jails. Films include: Thursday, “Seeds of Hope: Models for Urban Agriculture and Dirt”; May 14, “Beyond Organic: Building Community”; May 21, “Food: A Global and Local Issue”; May 28, “Cultivating Change and Food from the Hood”; June 11, “Good Food and Seeds of Change: The RF Story.” 7 p.m., The Porch Church, 1804 W. Broadway St. Free with food or seed donation. (509) 280-1702.

Dining Out for Life - Local restaurants will donate 20 percent of sales Thursday to the Spokane AIDS Network. Reservations are recommended. Participating restaurants include: Ambrosia Bistro (509) 928-3222; Bangkok Thai (Riverwalk) (509) 325-8370; Bennedito’s Pizza South Hill (509) 455-7411; Chaps (509) 624-4182; David’s Pizza (509) 483-7460; Fai’s Noodle House at Northern Quest Resort and Casino (509) 242-7000; Herbal Essence Cafe (509) 838-4600; Isabella’s (509) 624-0660; Luigi’s (509) 624-5226; Maggie’s South Hill Grill (509) 536-4745; Mamma Mia’s Restaurant (509) 467-7786; Mizuna Restaurant and Wine Bar (509) 747-2004; Percy’s Cafe Americana (509) 924-6022; Woodlands at Northern Quest Resort and Casino (509) 242-7000.

Sushi Class (Japan Week) - Thursday, 6 p.m., Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, Japanese Cultural Center, 4000 W. Randolph Road. $20. For more information, call Candy at (509) 328-2971.

Whiskey Business - Enjoy a tasting of Dry Fly Distillery’s whiskey, gin, and vodka while supporting Inland Northwest Land Trust, a local conservation organization working with willing private landowners. Appetizers and live music by Lonesome Lyle. Thursday, 6 p.m., The Sapphire Room, 1003 E. Trent Ave. $35/advance, $40/at the door. (509) 328-2939.

Christian Center School Dinner Auction - Enjoy a “Night of Jazz” with dinner and silent and live auctions. All proceeds benefit Christian Center School. Friday, 5:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene. $25. (208) 772-7541.

Cinco de Mayo Dinner - Menu will include: Enchilada casserole, Chiles Verde, Spanish rice, refried beans, Spanish coleslaw, chips, salsa, guacamole and sour cream. Music by Tino Jimenez. Reservations are requested. Friday, 5 p.m., Southside Senior Community Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. $15. (509) 535-0803.

EWU Alumni Spokane Wine Tasting - Sixth annual event hosted by the Eastern Washington University Alumni Association. Enjoy wines from Washington, California, Oregon and around the world, food and chocolate. Friday, 6:30 p.m., Spokane Country Club, 2010 W. Waikiki Road. $35. (888) EWU-ALUM.

Farm Chicks Book Signing - Join Serena Thompson and Teri Edwards as they sign copies of their book, “The Farm Chicks in the Kitchen: Live Well, Laugh Often, Cook Much.” Friday 4-6 p.m., Yoke’s Fresh Market, 9329 E. Montgomery Ave.; Saturday 10 a.m.-noon, Yoke’s Fresh Market, 14202 N. Market St., Mead. (509) 954-1692.

True Tapas - Featuring wines, traditional tapas and dessert. Reservations and prepayment required. Friday. 7 p.m., Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. $50 plus tax. (509) 343-2253.

Wine Tasting and Auction - 18th annual event hosted by the Odessa Healthcare Foundation. Friday, 6:30 p.m., Odessa Community Center, Odessa, Wash. $20. (509) 988-3046.

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