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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Culinary calendar

Advertiser Staff


CLIFF LEDE WINERY DINNER, sponsored by The Wine Stop; with pūpū reception, entrees, cheese course, dessert and coffee, featuring the wines of Cliff Lede Winery; 6 .m. Jan. 7, The Plaza Club; $125; business/casual attire; reservations, 521-8905.

NEW YEAR'S MOCHITSUKI (MOCHI POUNDING) FESTIVAL 2010; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Jan. 9, Honbushin International Center, 95-030 Waihonu St., Mililani; 623-7693.

"GIVE IT FRESH TODAY," Kapi'olani Community College Farmers Market collection of fresh food and canned goods to benefit outreach efforts benefiting Institute of Human Services, Unity Church (food service program and HIV/AIDS sufferers through Gregory House); 7:30-11 a.m., Saturdays throughout January; information/to volunteers, 282-0053.

BRASSERIE DU VIN invites volunteer musicians to entertain diners on the piano in the main dining room; contact Jody at jody.duvin@yahoo.com.


CITY PEOPLE'S OPEN MARKETS: 25 sites offering weekly sale of agricultural and aquacultural products, ethnic and other food items, at discounted prices; information, 522-7088 or www.honolulu.gov/parks/progra ms/pom.

KAUA'I COMMUNITY MARKET, sponsored by Kaua'i Country Farm Bureau and Kaua'i Community College, with locally grown food, culinary treats, agricultural and culinary demonstrations and "talk story," 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, KCC campus, front parking lot, fronting Grove Farm; 808-337-9944.

FRESH DAYS, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente; shop for affordable, locally grown produce, get information on shopping and eating healthier, and try food samples; 432-2270:

• Honolulu Clinic, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays, main entrance and lobby area.

• Moanalua Medical Center, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, main entrance.

• Waipi'o Clinic, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, front entrance and main lobby.

• Māpunapuna Clinic, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, lobby area.

ST. CLEMENT'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH FARMERS MARKET, with local, fresh produce and farm products, and takeout meals or sit-down dining; 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, at the Makiki parish; 735-4550.

Waikīkī Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; Waikīkī Community Center; free; 923-1802.

FARMERS MARKET, with fresh Island cuisine and produce, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. first and third Tuesdays monthly; Bank of Hawaii Waikīkī Center (formerly Kalākaua Business Center/Mitsukoshi Building); free; 924-2155.

INTERNATIONAL MARKET PLACE FARMERS MARKET, 4-8 p.m. Thursdays; free; information, 922-2724.


"UNCORKED," an interactive wine course for wine lovers and novices, with different wine/wine region focus each month; 6-8 p.m. first Wednesday monthly; Pearl Ultralounge, Ala Moana Center; $20; reservations required, 944-8000.

A Cook's Tour of Chinatown: Walter Rhee leads a tour of Downtown markets, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturdays; meet near Hawaii National Bank, between King and Smith streets; $25. Also: CHINATOWN EATERIES TOUR, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturdays; meet at same location; $69. Information: www.waltereatshawaii.com; reservations: 391-1550, walter@waltereatshawaii.com.