Cooking classes and more things to know in Milwaukee food and drink news

Pappardelle is one of the varieties of pasta carried at Semolina. Pasta-making classes held there fill up quickly, but you can sign up to be notified of future events.

Pappardelle is one of the varieties of pasta carried at Semolina. Pasta-making classes held there fill up quickly, but you can sign up to be notified of future events.

The winter brings a variety of food and cooking classes to broaden your culinary skills and palette.

While cooking classes at Glorioso’s Appetito have been canceled through January, other businesses are modifying class size and making changes in accordance with COVID-19 safety regulations. Classes are subject to change, but here are a few classes still scheduled.

New series of Korean cooking classes

Milwaukee Recreation is offering a new series of classes in traditional Korean cooking.

Learn how to prepare bulgogi, a Korean barbecue, rice cake soup and dumplings, kimchi pancakes and jjigae, a Korean stew, fried noodles, a spicy rice cake or bibimbap, a traditional dish of rice with vegetables and chili paste. The classes are 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays

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Guy Fieri’s ‘Tournament Of Champions’ Renewed For Season 3 At Food Network

EXCLUSIVE: Guy Fieri is cooking up another chapter of Tournament of Champions as Food Network renews the competition series for Season 3.

Set to return Sunday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, Tournament of Champions III will feature two-hour long episodes and 32 talented chefs vying for the $100,000 grand prize, the largest reward in the tournament’s history.

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The skills and abilities of the best chefs from the East and West coasts will be pushed to the limit, as host Guy Fieri spins the dreaded 5-wheeled randomizer that determines each cook-off: the protein, produce, equipment, cooking style, and time. A panel of judges, including Scott Conant, Cat Cora, Dominique Crenn and Giada De Laurentiis will evaluate the dishes blind. Judges also include Traci Des Jardins, Rocco DiSpirito, Lorena Garcia, Alex Guarnaschelli, Mashaharu Morimoto, Eric Ripert, Nancy Silverton, Ming Tsai, and Jonathan Waxman. Hunter Fieri will follow all

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Michigan’s Best Local Eats: Italian food, fresh pies are specialties at Booher’s Fresh Market

JACKSON COUNTY, MI – Enjoy a nice conversation and some homemade food at Booher’s Fresh Market in Napoleon.

Craig and Sandy Booher have owned the market, where they sell vegetables and flowers from their garden and homemade pies, since 2000. But, owning a sit-down restaurant was a longtime dream of theirs as a new way to connect with the community, and to share their love of cooking and hosting.

So, when Craig retired from Napoleon High School, they opened Booher’s Fresh Market restaurant on Jan. 4, hoping to achieve this dream.

“We prayed about it, and with COVID it seemed like the right time for him to retire. The building was available, and it seemed like the perfect time,” Sandy said.

While the restaurant is new, it has been non-stop busy, the Boohers said. They wanted the restaurant to feel like an extension of their kitchen, so the food has

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Here’s what vendors will be in Southern Market’s food hall | Local News

The long-awaited completely revitalized Southern Market opens to the public this Thursday. The first-floor food hall encompasses 3,000 square feet, with seating for 250. On opening day, you will have nine food and drink options, from coffee and wine on tap to cuisine from five parts of the world. 

Here’s what vendors will be cooking up fare in Southern Market’s food hall. 

— 4 E’s Latin Cuisine: Flavors of the Dominican Republic.

Flavors of Morocco: Moroccan and Indian fusion.

— Layali el Sham: Middle Eastern classics including hummus, tabbouleh, falafel, kibbeh and shawarma.

— Made by Lolo: Tapas-style small bites, with gluten-free options.

— Pho Life: Vietnamese pho, banh mi sandwiches and salads.

— Savoy Truffle Cakes: Creatively decorated cupcakes and whole cakes, also available by the slice, plus pie and macarons.

— “X” Marks the Spot: A modern take on soul food classics that includes collard

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