Food Calendar

Posted: July 26, 2007

Saturday, July 28

Caribbean Jam, featuring wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, Caribbean buffet and live music. $50 plus tax and gratuity. 5-9 p.m. at Crossing Vineyards and Winery, 1853 Wrightstown Rd., Washington Crossing, 215-493-6500, ext. 19, www.crossingvineyards. com/events.

The Ultimate Philadelphia Ice Cream Festival with frozen treats from Bassetts, Capogiro Gelato, Chilly Philly Ice Cream, the Franklin Fountain, Fisher's Ice Cream, and Bellissimo Gelato and Sorbet, along with an ice cream eating contest, children's activities and more. Free admission; pay for what you eat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Reading Terminal Market, 12th and Arch Sts., 215-922-2317.

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Aug. 3: Summer treats with lycopene for people with and affected by cancer, featuring recipes using tomatoes and watermelon. Free. 11:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Wellness Community of Philadelphia at the Ridgeland Mansion on Chamounix Drive in Fairmount Park. RSVP by Aug. 2 by calling 215-879-7733.

Aug. 3 & 11: Wok 'N Walk Tours of Chinatown with chef Joseph Poon features a four-course meal, plus tour of a state-of-the-art Chinese kitchen, fortune cookie factory, Chinese herb store, Asian bakery, grocery store, and fish market. $45 plus tax and gratuity. 10:30 a.m. at Chef Kitchen, 1010 Cherry St. RSVP by calling 215-500-9774 or e-mailing jpoon18250@aol.com.

Aug. 5: Kids in the Kitchen: Soda Fountain Fun, featuring a menu that includes BLTs, French fries, and Pink Ladies' egg creams. $25. 1:30-3 p.m. at Kitchen Kapers, 1341 Nixon Dr., Moorestown, 610-778- 7705. Registration required.

Aug. 13: Special grilled dinner prepared by chef Alison Barshak and Andrew Schloss, author of Mastering the Grill: The Owners Manual for Outdoor Cooking, with wine and beer pairings by food and wine writer Brian Freedman. $75 plus tax and gratuity; includes wine and beer pairings. 6:30 p.m. at Alison at Blue Bell, 721 Skippack Pike, Blue Bell, 215-641-2660.

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