Tag Archives: food

A Zest for Charity

Local Chefs raising funds Zest Toledo, so much more than a tasting, is an event to raise money to assist area charities dealing with hunger — the Aurora Project, Toledo Day Nursery, Toledo GROWS and the Toledo Northwest Ohio Food Bank all receive grants from Zest. Last year’s event raised $96,000 for the charities. 100%

GROW naturally

For those who want to garden without chemicals but don’t know where to start, Toledo GROWs has your back. Attend their class “Taking the ‘Ic(k) Out of Organic” to learn about natural pest control solutions and how to enrich soil using traditional, organic practices. There’s nothing like growing your own food, naturally! $10 to register

La Crema of the crop

Make reservations for a 5-course dinner paired with La Crema wines at Plat8, your chance to have a decadent meal with fine wine and to hang out with Eric Johannsen, the winemaker himself. Seats for Plat8’s wine events fill quickly, so call to reserve today. $75 per person plus tax and tip. 6:30-9:30pm. Monday, April

Campfire cooks

What could be better than cooking over an open campfire? Campfire Cooking: Pie Irons is a Metropark class that will have you making your own recipes for tasty pizzas and indescribable desserts. Impress all your camping buddies with your top-chef level cooking skills using only a pie iron and an open fire. $8. 2-3pm. Sunday,