Meal Times

Simplify Cooking Class Series

Chef Katy Parker is back with the hands-on five-week series designed to teach fundamentals and build culinary knowledge. Choose mornings (10am-noon) or evenings (6-8pm) for five weeks beginning this week. Reserve by phone. Tuesdays through Feb. 26, 10am-noon. $249.

Faraday's Kitchen Store, 12918 Shops Parkway #540, 512/266-5666


Tasting with the Chocolate Shaman

Julie Hutchinson, aka the Chocolate Shaman, presents a class of chocolate delights that are gluten- and guilt-free, as well as vegan. Reserve by phone. 6-8pm. $25.

Savory Spice Shop North Austin, 10000 Research Blvd. #129, 512/795-0770