Cooking Classes: Dumplings and Sushi Rolling


Bao from a Dumplings & Buns test lunch. Photo: ©

Yeah, the word dumpling caught your eye, didn’t it? Starting Monday November 7th, ~DUMPLINGS & BUNS~ is hosting dim sum cooking classes every Monday. You’ll learn ingredient-buying techniques, knife skills, and how to prepare authentic dim sum dumplings and buns to bring home. $55 per person. Share a glass of wine (or tea), and receive a 25% discount on specialty Asian sauces and condiments. The two-hour classes are offered at 9am, 12pm, and 3pm; maximum five people per class. Reservations required. 2411 California St. at Fillmore, 415-292-6209.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday November 8th, ~OZUMO OAKLAND~ is hosting a sushi rolling class. It includes instruction by a chef, a light dinner, a kanpai sake shot, and a sushi rolling tools gift bag. $60 per person. 6:30pm. Seating is very limited, and reservations are required. Email or call 510-286-9866. 2251 Broadway at Grand, Oakland.