The prix may be fixe, but chef Joanne Chang's recipes will leave you wishing the courses were sans limite. Chang owns Boston's Flour Bakery + Cafe.
When: 6 p.m. June 26
Where: Mulvaney's B&L Next Door, 1215 19th St., Sacramento
Cost: $50, $70 with cookbook, $100 per couple
Information: (916) 443-4739, tastybooks3.eventbrite.com
Eat and greet
Support local artists, farmers and chefs in one fell swoop. Enjoy five courses and wine pairings and learn about the Sacramento Farmers and Chefs project.
When: 7 p.m. June 29
Where: Feeding Crane Farms, 7207 East Levee Road, Rio Linda
Information: (707) 322-6011, http://www.sacramentofarmersandchefs.com/events/
July 4 barbecue
Feast on catered barbecue with corn bread, sweet corn, beans, potato salad and pie. Afterward, watch fireworks across the valley from the winery's 2,600-foot elevation.
When: Food served noon to 7 p.m. July 4
Where: Mount Aukum Winery, 6781 Tower Road, Somerset
Information: RSVP by June 27 at (530) 620-1675; winery info at www.mountaukum.com
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