Food & Drink

Hometown Korean is a great place for diners who are curious about Korean food. Riza Brown
Keyes and nearly a dozen other vendors will open the South Anchorage Farmers Market on Saturday. The South Anchorage market is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the O’Malley Sports Complex. Also joining the market options this weekend is the visitor-friendly Anchorage Market & Festival, open Saturday and Sunday downtown near the intersection of Third Avenue and E Street. Steve Edwards
I discovered recently that even when I have too many things to juggle that prevent me from enjoying spring fever, a quaint outdoorsy shot in the arm is ye olde-fashioned picnic. Even, or maybe especially, on a weeknight this is a fun and easy way to be outdoors.Alli Harvey
Suanne Unger, author of  “Qaqamiigux: Traditional Foods of the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands,” and Moses Dirks, one of the book’s contributors, will take the floor at the next Smithsonian Spotlight lecture at noon Thursday, May 7, at the Anchorage Museum. Mike Dunham
These noodles are particularly addictive, thanks to a delicious hoisin-based sauce that highlights the flavors of ginger, garlic and peanut. Maya Evoy
With the warming weather comes the craving for things fresh and green, and that includes things that arrive on a plate. For a region with a relatively brief growing season, there are a lot of great salads on offer at restaurants in Anchorage and the surrounding areas.Alaska Dispatch
The first outdoor farmers market opens on Saturday. It must be time to really celebrate spring!Steve Edwards
 These chocolate chip cookies have an extra special secret ingredient that takes them over the top.Maya Evoy
There are so many things to love about this bread, which happens to be vegan-friendly and gluten-free. Kim Sunée