While Clara J’s Tea Room in downtown Maumee doesn’t break British custom with the same vigor as the early colonists, their progressive approach to the high society tradition feels like a revolution of its own.
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%
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
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
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,