A few events for your dining calendar:
Wingman anniversary: The Tacoma brewery will celebrate its fourth anniversary with a full tap and bottle list and food from Lizzie Lou’s Comfort Food truck. The event starts at noon April 18. Find the brewery in the Dome District at 5091/2 Puyallup Ave., Tacoma; wingmanbrewers.com. Also coming to that neighborhood? Old Soldier Distillery will be at 309 Puyallup Ave. Visit facebook.com/oldsoldierdistillery.
Happy Belly baking class: The vegetarian-leaning cafe in downtown Tacoma, Happy Belly, will have a spring sweets baking class at 7 p.m. April 25 at the cafe, 1122 Market St., Tacoma; 253-365-6706. Cost of the class is $20. The class includes a light meal, plus sweets from the class. The hands-on class will include instruction in herbs, candied and fresh fruits, as well as dairy, gluten free and sweetener alternatives. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Burger Rama: Ram restaurants in Tacoma, Lakewood and Puyallup are bringing back Burger Rama this month. The burger specials menu includes a Cubano-themed burger with pulled pork, an egg and green chili burger, a mushroom burger melt and a pork belly burger. Find Ram locations at theram.com.
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Beer dinner at 208 Garfield: Parkland’s 208 Garfield will have a beer dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday April 16 featuring a menu of cured, pickled, preserved and fermented foods. Each course will be paired with beers from Odin Brewing. Cost of the dinner is $45 and is open to adults 21 and older. For more information, visit 208garfield.com or call 253-538-5990.
Tacoma Restaurant Week: Check out three-course dinners for $28 and three-course lunch deals for $15 at participating restaurants during Tacoma Restaurant Week, which began Sunday and continues until Thursday; then picks back up again April 19-23. The event, sponsored by The Weekly Volcano, features more than 25 participating restaurants. Find menus here. For best values? I’d look at dinner at El Gaucho and Pacific Grill.