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Arboretum to Offer Classes in Vietnamese Street Food Cooking

February 17, 2009

Interested in learning how to cook Vietnamese?

The Fullerton Arboretum is offering the opportunity to learn the art of Vietnamese Street Food Cooking in five sessions beginning Saturday, Feb. 28.

John Luong, an instructional support technician for biological science, will lead the program, which is a blend of cultural experience and culinary instruction, according to Mark Costello, manager of the Friends of the Fullerton Arboretum. Instruction will include how to make various sauces and an introduction to herb use.

Courses are offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 28, March 14 and 28, May 2 and 16. Cost is $100 for members of the Friends, $125 for nonmembers and includes all ingredients. Participants are asked to bring their own plate and eating utensils.

Prepaid registration is required by Monday, Feb. 23, and reservations are limited to 20 participants. If space is available, individual class reservations may be made by the Monday before class at $30 per person per class. No late registrations or walk-ins will be allowed.

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