Buffalo Tasting, Rocky Mountain Natural Food Store, 1502 W. Colorado Ave. Free. Taste a buffalo recipe every second Tuesday of the month. Tues., Feb. 8, 2-7 p.m. Call 532-1342 for more.
"Save the Day" Breakfast Fundraiser, Colorado House and Resource Center, 21 S. Wahsatch Ave. $10. Fund-raising breakfast benefiting the Center's transitional housing and self-sufficiency programs for homeless people to achieve self-sufficiency. Thurs., Feb. 10, 7-8:30 a.m. Call 325-0100 for more.
Chefs' Gala, Broadmoor International Center, 1 Lake Ave. $85. Benefit by the Colorado Springs Chorale with cuisine from top chefs in the region. Sun., Feb. 20, 5 p.m. For information, call the Chorale at 634-3737.
Paragon Culinary School Classes, 3125 Sinton Road, www.paragonculinaryschool.com, 578-5740. All 12:30-3:30 p.m. Mardi Gras, Feb. 6. True Chinese Cuisine, Feb. 20. Classical French Food & Wine, Feb. 27. Mexican Southwestern Cuisine, Tequila & Mezcal, March 6. Call 578-5740 for prices and info.
Black Bear Restaurant, 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls, www.blackbearrestaurant.com, 684-9648. "Foods of Love Valentines," includes six courses, champagne, truffles, caviar and chocolate. Mon., Feb. 14, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Call 684-9648 for prices and more info.
The Warehouse Restaurant Wine Tastings, 25 W. Cimarron St. $25/person. Tasting of six wines per person plus appetizers. Feb. 1, Champagne/Desserts. Call 475-8880 to R.S.V.P.