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The Weekly Volcano foodie/drinkie Nosh League group will host a whiskey tasting Thursday, Jan. 13 at Big Whisky Saloon in downtown Tacoma.

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NEXT NOSH LEAGUE EVENT: The Weekly Volcano foodie/drinkie Nosh League group will gather at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13 inside Big Whisky Saloon to taste Jim Beam brand whiskeys - Knob Creek, Booker's, Marker's Mark - and an assortment of others with contrasting taste profiles. We will learn about regional whiskeys and how they're made, as well as have an opportunity to ask questions. After the tasting Big Whisky will offer line dancing lessons to those interested. The cost of the tasting is $15 per person. To register for the event, click here - register to be a member and click on the event button. Cheers!

NEW WINERY: Ray and Kristi Curtis have opened the Northwest Mountain Winery at 2825 Marvin Road N.E. in Olympia. They produce dry Riesling, Chardonnay, Syrah and Cab Franc, along with several fruit wines and spiced mead. They are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday beginning Jan. 7.

OFF THE VINE: El Gaucho Tacoma (2119 Pacific Ave., Tacoma) hosts a wine tasting and retail event from 4-6 p.m. Jan. 7 and 21 for $10 a person. Reservations not required.

COOKING CLASS: Primo Grill (601 S. Pine, Tacoma) will host a Northern Italy cooking class from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8. The cost is $65. Reserve your spot at 253.383.7000.

WTF SUNDAYS: Harmon Tap Room ‎(204 Saint Helens Ave., Tacoma) knocks half off your entire check every Sunday. Seriously.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT-PIZZA: Nick-N-Willy's Pizza offers an all-you-can-eat pizza and drink special from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday for $6.99. Drop by for their pizza so you know how to vote in our Tournament of Pizza in February.

253 TUESDAYS: Harmon Tap Room ‎(204 Saint Helens Ave., Tacoma) will serve $2 pints of Rainier, $5 pitchers of Rainier and $3 pizza slices every Tuesday beginning at 8:30 p.m. during the Goldfish Races.

666 NIGHT: The Swiss (1904 S. Jefferson, Tacoma) offers six wings and six beers from 4 p.m. to close every Wednesday. The wings come in three levels of heat.

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