Eat, Drink, Cook, Learn
BERGHOFF: 11063 State Road 54, Odessa; (727) 853-3373 or www.icookalot.com Spring Picnic, noon Saturday; $45 CAFÉ LARGO: 12551 Indian Rocks Road, #18, Largo; (727) 596-6282 or www.cafelargorestaurant.com Veal Sauté Chasseur, 6:30 p.m. April 16; $37.50; RSVPNATURE'S FOOD PATCH: 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater; (727) 443-6703 or www.naturesfoodpatch.com Vivid Foods, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; free Raw Fusion, 3 p.m. Saturday; free Earth Friendly Grocery Shopping (store tour), 6:30 p.m. April 16; free PUBLIX: Apron's Cooking School, 7835 Gunn Highway, Tampa; (813) 926-4465 or www.publix.com South of the Border, 6 p.m. Monday; $40 Eat Smart Dinner, 6 p.m. Tuesday; $40 Basic Knife Skills, 6 p.m. Wednesday; $50 Barbecue U, 6 p.m. Thursday; $50 Am I Speaking Greek? 6 p.m. Friday; $45 Italian Techniques, 10 a.m. Saturday and April 21 and 28; $150 for three-part series Spring Grilling, 6 p.m. Saturday; $45 The Basics of Frugal Cooking, 6 p.m. April 16, 23 and 30; $125 for three-part series The Basics of Culinary, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 17 and 24, May 1, 8, 15 and 22; $300 for six-part series SAFFORD HOUSE: 23 Parkin Court, Tarpon Springs; (727) 942-5605 or www.tarponarts.org Youvetsi and Koulourakia, noon Saturday; $20; RSVP WHOLE FOODS MARKET: 1548 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa; (813) 874-9435 or www.wholefoodsmarket.com Healthier Planet, Healthier You (store tour), 6:30 p.m. Friday; free COLUMBIA YBOR CITY: Enjoy a five-course winemaker dinner with fourth-generation Enrique Toso of Bodegas y Viñedos Pascual Toso from Mendoza, Argentina, at 7 p.m. April 25 at 2117 E. Seventh Ave., Tampa. The cost is $100. For reservations and information, call (813) 248-4961 or visit www.columbiarestaurant.com. The winery, founded in 1890, is one of the oldest and most prestigious in Argentina. STRAZ CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: The annual Taste the Best of Tampa Bay will feature live entertainment, food tastings and an open bar at 7 p.m. April 21 on the Tampa Riverwalk and Straz Center grounds at 1010 N. MacInnes Place. Dozens of local restaurants, caterers and vendors will participate. Scheduled performers include Vertical Horizon, Trumaine Lamar, Seven Years Past and The Groves. Tickets start at $80. Call (813) 229-7827 or visit www.strazcenter.org. ABC FINE WINE & SPIRITS: Select from more than 50 wine samples, enjoy gourmet hors d'oeuvres and chat with wine experts from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at 1845 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Wesley Chapel. The $10 cost includes a souvenir wine glass and a coupon for a purchase that night. Call (813) 907-2647.
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