July 2008

  • Lunch Hour Chef Series and Tantalizing Market Tapas - Over at the Ferry Building, CUESA and Parties That Cook’s ~LUNCH HOUR CHEF SERIES~ is happening on Fridays this summer. Grab an apron for a hands-on cooking lesson, where you learn to make your own fresh summer sandwich and salad...
  • Top Chefs Tell All - The Bay Gourmet Forum of the Commonwealth Club has planned a month-long series of programs called How We Eat, including cooking classes, farm tours, dining experiences, tastings, and more. In the INFORUM ~TOP CHEFS TELL ALL PANEL~, San Francisco-based contestants...
  • Slow Food on Film - “~SLOW FOOD ON FILM~ highlights international documentaries dedicated to food memory and to the controversies surrounding agriculture and food industry. Slow Food San Francisco invites you to the US film premiere of Strawberry Fields, Special Mention of Honour for Best...
  • Class, Luncheon, Conversation and Book Signing - Coming up is another class, luncheon, conversation, and book signing with Jennifer Newens, executive editor of the series ~WILLIAMS-SONOMA TOOLS & TECHNIQUES~; this class will focus on Pasta & Risotto. Italy exports many fine pasta products, but learning how to...
  • tablehopper supper at Rubicon - Okay my friends, as promised, coming up is a very special ~TABLEHOPPER SUPPER AT RUBICON~. Not only has it been a while since I hosted the last one, but we are also experiencing a dinner prepared by one of my...
  • Are You What You Cook? - Coming up is ~ARE YOU WHAT YOU COOK?~, a celebrity chef panel discussion hosted by the Asian Culinary Forum (ACF), a new non-profit focused on educating the public on Asian food and culture (this is their launch event).The panel discussion...
  • Slow Food Nation - On Tuesday July 1st, the lawn in front of San Francisco's City Hall began its transformation from grass carpet to edible garden, with volunteers preparing the land for Slow Food Nation's Victory Garden. On Saturday July 12th, Mayor Gavin Newsom,...
  • Georgeanne Brennan, Meet the Authors Luncheon - Did you know the delightful food writer and author ~GEORGEANNE BRENNAN~ brought arugula to America? Good one, huh! Well, you can say thanks when she is signing her most recent book, A Pig in Provence, at a luncheon at the...
  • Umami Symposium - Thomas Keller of French Laundry, Hiro Sone of Terra and Ame, and Kunio Tokuoka of Japan's Kyoto Kitcho are joining together to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of ~THE DISCOVERY OF UMAMI~ by Dr. Kikunae Ikeda in Tokyo, Japan. The chefs...

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