Event Menu: Feb. 20-23
Reviewed by Virginia B. Wood, Fri., Feb. 19, 2010
• The Neill-Cochran House Museum (2310 San Gabriel) Modern Times speaker series continues with a presentation by culinary historian and Chronicle contributor MM Pack, titled It's What's for Dinner: What's Cooking in Austin in the 1870s? Pack will discuss what the average Austinite was eating during that decade and where the food came from, in addition to where and how it was prepared. Admission is free to friends of the museum; $10 for the public. Seating is limited. Call 478-2335 or e-mail email@example.com for reservations. Sunday, Feb. 21, 2pm.
• Chef Danika Boyle will present a three-part series of classes in Latin American cooking focusing on Tex-Mex, Interior Mexican, and South American dishes at Faraday's Kitchen Store (1501 RR 620 N. Ste. A, 266-5666, www.faradayskitchenstore.com). Series cost is $129 per person, and weekly classes are available morning (10am-noon) and evening (6-8pm), beginning Tuesday, Feb. 23.
• Austin restaurateur Aster Kassaye and her daughter Judy commemorate three successful years in business at Aster's Ethiopian Restaurant by presenting a class on authentic Ethiopian cooking at the Central Market Cooking School (4000 N. Lamar, 206-1014). $50 per person. Make necessary reservations at www.centralmarket.com. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 6:30-9pm.
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