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POSTED: Wednesday, August 19, 2009

LOOK » Project Runway makes its long-awaited debut tomorrow at 7 p.m. on Lifetime, hosted by Heidi Klum. But first comes “;Project Runway: All Star Challenge”; at 5 p.m. with eight former “;Project Runway”; contestants returning for a second round of competition.

LISTEN » “;I Hate People,”; by Jemina Pearl featuring Iggy Pop

DO » Cirque Polynesia at the Hyatt on Maui recently added Vili the Warrior to its cast. In light of the economic slowdown, the show is offering a free child's admission with the purchase of one adult ticket until the end of the month. Call 667-4540.


Kim chee expert to share tips

Learn to make kim chee from scratch with Korean cooking expert Walter Rhee, who will also lead students in making kim chee dishes, including fried kim chee, kim chee pancake and kim chee stir fry.

The class runs 3 to 5 p.m. Friday at Palama Market Dillingham, 1210 Dillingham Blvd. Fee is $59. Space is limited; call 391-1550 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Other classes coming up from Rhee: Basic Korean Cooking (Sept. 4), Ultimate Korean-Chinese Dishes (Sept. 11) and Korean Side Dishes — Banchans (Sept. 18).


4-course dinner is on 'local' menu

The “;locally grown”; menu for chef Hiroshi Fukui of Hiroshi Eurasion Tapas this month is a four-course dinner. The lineup:

Pepper-seared ahi sushi; bacon-wrapped Kauai shrimp and Nalo green salad and Hau'ula tomato with angel hair potato; Maui Cattle beef eggplant sandwich with ume musubi, sliced cabbage and yellow mustard chicken demi sauce; and banana puff with vanilla ice cream, chocolate lollipop and fresh fruit.

The menu at Hiroshi Eurasion Tapas is offered Sundays and Mondays; cost is $35. Call 533-4476 to reserve a spot.


3660 to feature Littorai wines

3660 On the Rise is presenting a pairing dinner to highlight chardonnays and pinot noirs from Littorai. Winemaker Ted Lemon will attend the event, slated for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27. The menu includes:

Oven-roasted scallop, confetti of vegetables and citrus nage, with Chardonnay, Charles Heintz Vineyard 2004 and 2005; grilled fillet of wild salmon and mushroom-pancetta ragout, with Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2003; crispy confit of duck cake and caramelized onion sauce, with Pinot Noir, Les Larmes 2003; braised short ribs en croute, with Pinot Noir, Savoy Vineyard 2006; and red wine-poached pears and bleu cheese timbale.

Cost is $95. Reservations required; call 737-1177.


New wine bar opens at Sheraton

Wine enthusiasts can enjoy a new wine bar at Sheraton Waikiki Resort, Flights at Twist, launching tomorrow.

The bar, located 30 stories up at Twist at Hanohano, features wine from new regions and varietals and are paired with tapas by Twist executive chef Ryan Loo. Visitors will choose from five “;boarding passes,”; each featuring three glasses of wine varietal combos, ranging from $11 to $17.

Flights at Twist is open 4:30 to 11 p.m. Call 931-4600.