DINING: Three opportunities to learn to cook


A Mexican cooking class with an emphasis on light and healthful fare is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 21 at Border Grill at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South. It will cover meats, poultry, sustainable seafood, vegetables, whole grains, beans and handmade tortillas. It’s $75 and includes lunch, cocktails and a recipe booklet. For reservations, call 632-7403. ...

A Valentine-themed cooking class is scheduled for 6 p.m. Jan. 25 at Roy’s Restaurant at 8701 W. Charleston Blvd. It will cover a three-course dinner of strawberry and mixed-green salad, pan-roasted heart-shaped filet mignon and Red Velvet Tuxedo Cake and is $55. Call 838-3620. ...

Tlayudas — Oaxacan pizza, made with Oaxacan cheese and chili-braised lobster — will be on the menu along with pork braised in banana leaves and chocolate-coconut chipotle flan at the next Cooking Fiesta at El Segundo Sol at Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South. It’s scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 28 and is $25; for reservations, call 258-1211.