Incredible and edible
Not sure if an egg is raw or hard-cooked? Give it a spin! A cooked egg will spin easily while a raw egg will wobble.
-- American Egg Board
Free for moms-to-be
Today's the day when pregnant gals can give into their ice-cream cravings. Baskin-Robbins will offer free 3-ounce cups or cones of their new soft-serve product to expectant moms between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m.
Wine tastings, etc.
Matt Hatcher of Hatcher Winery will be pouring at Angels' Share Wine Shop on Friday. The tasting is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; $10. Angels' Share is at 2101 Sylvan Ave., Suite 101. For more information, call 492-0600.
The Bacchus blind tasting game, featuring five wines, will be from 6 to 7 tonight at the restaurant, 1200 I St., Suite 1, Modesto. $10; 576-8994. For more information, visit www.bacchusmodesto.com.
More than 30 wineries and food purveyors will be on hand at the Twain Harte a la Carte from 5 to 7 p.m. May 31 at Meadow Plaza. Proceeds benefit local charities. Tickets are $35 each. For more information, call Patt Koral at 928-1616. The event is sponsored by Soroptimist International of Twain Harte.
Barnwood Restaurant & Catering will host a five-course dinner featuring J. Lohr Single Vineyard & Estate selections. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. May 28. Cost is $60 per person. For reservations, call 599-4324. For more information, visit www.barnwoodrestaurant.com.