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August 09, 2000|ANGELA PETTERA

Celebrate the joys of tofu the Japanese American way at the Los Angeles Tofu Festival this weekend. Sponsored by the Little Tokyo Service Center, this festival will feature the food booths of more than 40 restaurants, caterers and food companies. There'll be cooking demos, a health expo and entertainment. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. In a parking lot (across from the Japanese American Cultural Center), 237 S. San Pedro St., Little Tokyo. Call the Little Tokyo Service Center for more information at (213) 473-1602. Admission is $1; pay for food individually.

Today

Teapot Viewing: Gaze at teapots by Peter Shire that have been sculpted from steel into whimsical shapes. Some are as big as 30 inches high, quite a bit larger than his ceramic works. Until August 30. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Tobey C. Moss Gallery, 7321 Beverly Blvd., L.A. (323) 933-5523. Free.

Kids and Eggs: In this second class of a series, kids ages 10 to 16 will learn about eggs while making souffles, crepes and omelets. 4 to 7 p.m. Let's Get Cookin', 4643 Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. (818) 991-3940. $45.

Saturday

Roman Holiday: Learn to make cioppino, basil chicken ravioli and tiramisu. 1:30 p.m. California School of Culinary Arts, 1416 El Centro St., South Pasadena. (626) 403-8490. $80.

Monday

Mondavi at Sisley: Taste five Mondavi wines, including Fume Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, at this five-course dinner. The third course is duck leg marinated with brandy and cherries and served over risotto. The main dish is a veal chop in a Marsala reduction. 7:30 p.m. Sisley Italian Kitchen, at the Oaks, 446 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. (805) 777-7511. $79 plus tax and tip.

Tuesday

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