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Food and drink goings on

Uploaded: Oct 7, 2013

Children's Health Council's Oktoberfest
The Children's Health Council is hosting a California twist on the traditional autumn beer festival featuring beers, bratwurst, pretzels and more to benefit CHO. Saturday, Oct. 12, 6:30-10:30 p.m. at the National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy (ECEFT), 880 Runnymede Road, Woodside. $85. For more information, call Jennifer Bugnatto at 650-617-3857, email her at or visit

Palo Alto Adult School Cooking Class: 'Fast and Fabulous'
Learn how to make salmon wrapped in prosciutto and sundried tomatoes with basil; gnocchi with a mushroom medley and gorgonzola cheese with truffle oil; garbanzo bean and saffron soup with cilantro and a mango chutney chicken dish in this Palo Alto Adult School Class. The class, taught by Yannette Fichou Edwards, will include demonstration, participation and sampling. Register online at Tuesday, Oct. 15, 6:30-9 p.m. Palo Alto High School, Room 103, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto. $50.

Palo Alto Grill: Dinner with the Winemaker
Palo Alto Grill hosts a winemaker dinner with Big Basin Vineyards, a winery based in Boulder Creek. A special five-course menu will be paired with four Big Basin wines, including gambas en chorizo (shrimp and chorizo with cucumber and cilantro) paired with a riseling and a dry aged prime New York strip steak with wild mushrooms, butter and herbs paired with a pinot noir. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 5-9 p.m. at 140 University Ave. $70 per person. Make a reservation online or call 650-321-3514.


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