August 2009

  • Dress for Success - Now, at first glance this event seems like it's more about fashion and fundraising, but when I saw the all-female chef lineup, I saw that is was about food as well. ~DRESS FOR SUCCESS SAN FRANCISCO~ is celebrating its fourth...
  • National Eat-In - On Labor Day, Monday September 7th, one year after Slow Food Nation, Slow Food San Francisco returns to San Francisco's Civic Center for a public potluck ~EAT-IN~ in support of its national Time For Lunch Campaign to bring real food...
  • Keeping It Real Dinners - Oakland's Eat Real Festival is hosting a series of special fundraising dinners called ~KEEPING IT REAL~, pairing restaurants that emphasize local and fresh ingredients with Bay Area nonprofits working on food accessibility and economic development issues. The dinners listed below...
  • 13th Annual Art for AIDS - The ~13TH ANNUAL ART FOR AIDS 2009~ will take place at San Francisco's auction house, Bonhams & Butterfields. There will be 135 modern and contemporary art pieces for sale during an evening of silent and live auctions, numerous food and...
  • San Francisco Natural Wine Week - Another excuse to hit the bottle is here: ~SAN FRANCISCO NATURAL WINE WEEK~. Various locations around town will be featuring organic and biodynamic wines on their lists. No tickets are needed, just show up (but keep in mind normal reservation...
  • Ferragosto at Piccino - Flickr photo by xbluegoox.Now, ~FERRAGOSTO~ is traditionally held in Italy in mid-August—everyone goes to the beach or holds a picnic in the hills. Piccino decided to do their own little party, and let's just say a La Caja China roasting...
  • Foreign Cinema 10-Year Anniversary Party - Has it really been 10 years? ~FOREIGN CINEMA~ is celebrating 10 years in the Mission neighborhood with quite the anniversary extravaganza (of course). There will be magicians, dancers, henna artists, acrobats, and jugglers while guests sip cocktails and enjoy bites...
  • Pie Ranch Farm Dinner - This is one heck of a way to celebrate summer: ~PIE RANCH'S UPCOMING FARM DINNER~. It will be a lovely meal in the field, each course created with local ingredients from Pie Ranch and nearby farms, all made by Bay...

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