July 2006

  • Frisson - SF's sexiest restaurant, ~FRISSON~, (well, in my book—I can always send visiting Manhattanites there and not feel like our city is completely provincial) is continuing heir First Thursday series on August 3, while Thursday, August 4, commemorates the restaurant's 2nd...
  • CAV - Okay, so how much have you been boozing it up at ~CAV~? Hopefully quite a bit. For those of you who are perhaps a little intimidated by the monster list there (you shouldn't be—everyone is rather helpful), perhaps a wine...
  • Slow Food Film Festival - Slow Food San Francisco presents a ~FILM FESTIVAL~ at the California College of the Arts, showcasing eleven of the best film shorts and documentaries from this year's "Slow Food on Film" Festival in Bra, Italy. The chosen films include fictional...
  • Inside the Kitchen - Okay gourmands—get ready for a weekend of serious wining and dining—the second annual ~INSIDE THE KITCHEN~ event is coming up at the Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay. Granted, it's not until October 27-29, but any tickets purchases made before August...
  • A Sustainable Seafood Salon & Feast - Fish friends: Slow Food Russian River has a ~SLOW FOOD SEAFOOD SALON~ coming up: "Making–and Savoring–Smarter Seafood Choices/Everyday Practices to Support Good, Clean and Fair Fishing," designed to draw public attention to the increasingly urgent issues facing seafood resources and...
  • "A Night in Tuscany" Wine Dinner - The co-executive chef chaps at ~CORTEZ~, Louis Maldonado and Seth Bowden, will be hosting a five-course tasting menu paired with wines from Tuscany through Sienna Imports/Romano Chietti. Dishes include a warmed medley of heirloom tomatoes with shaved and marinated artichokes,...
  • Globe Sunday Farm Dinner - I had a nice chat with Jason Tallent at ~GLOBE~, who gave me more details about his weekly Sunday Farm Dinner—for a miniscule $29, each Sunday you can come in for a four-course meal crafted spontaneously from his organic finds...

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