Fun with food: Four upcoming events

Maine-Far East fusion

Bath cook Chris Toy, who teaches cooking at the Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School’s flagship store in York, will put his Chinese cuisine cooking skills to work in “Downeast Far East Fusion Cuisine” from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, in a class offered through the 2019 Schoodic Arts Festival.

The class ($52 per person), which will cover lobster wonton soup, shrimp and pork egg rolls, stir-fry with chicken, cast-iron broiled salmon with ginger, garlic and scallion pesto and other dishes, will be held at the Winter Harbor Masonic Lodge.

In addition, Toy is teaching “Hawaiian Cooking” on Aug. 5, “Asian Hot Pot” and “Asian Noodles” on Aug. 6 and “Cooking with Wine” on Aug. 8. To sign up, call 963-2569 and visit


Wing it

Who’s got the best wings? Dysart’s, Chili’s, Bangin’ Whoopie, Hannaford, Hollywood Casino, Holiday Inn, Husson University, Job Corps, Moe’s Original Bar B Que, Buffalo Wild Wings, Uno Pizzeria & Grill, Orono Hotels, O.T.O. Outta The Ordinary or Penobscot Valley Country Club? Cast your vote at the 2019 Wingfest Maine from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Admission is $25 per adult. Children 6 and under go free. People’s Choice voting ends at 7. For more info, visit


Finest kind

From Franklin to Lamoine, nine farms will have fresh greens and other early produce for shoppers to feast their eyes on from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the Ellsworth Farmers Market. The market, located at 190 Main St., opened May 4 and runs through Oct. 30. Other vendors range widely from Shalom Orchard and A Stone’s Throw to Health-Ferment to Homespun and Lace and Handprints reflexologist Mack MacDonald. For more info, call 667-9212 and visit


Harvest table cooking

“Herbs Every Day,” “Stuff It” and “Vegetable Pate” are among the free cooking classes offered through Milbridge’s Women’s Health Resource Library on the Maine Sea Coast campus in Cherryfield. Pre-registration is required for the classes. To learn more, call 546-7677 and visit

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