Food and Drink

Upcoming event

Hayes Valley Sweets Tour

Wed, Jun 10 2015 - 2:00pm

Assisting Organization: Gourmet Walks

Join Gourmet Walks on a 2.5-hour exploration of Hayes Valley's sweetest shops. You'll learn about the latest San Francisco dessert trends while sampling fresh-baked cupcakes, gourmet ice cream, Parisian macarons, artisan chocolates and more. This easy walking tour will make six tasting stops in the Hayes Valley neighborhood.

Upcoming event

An Evening of Culinary Delight with Rebecca Katz & Mollie Katzen

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Tue, May 12 2015 - 6:30pm

Rebecca Katz, Chef; Educator; Author, The Healthy Mind Cookbook and The Longevity Kitchen Read more »

Past event

Dining Practices Around the World

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Wed, Apr 8 2015 - 6:00pm

Syndi Seid, Founder, Advanced Etiquette Read more »

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Our Food, Our Health, Our Planet

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Wed, Apr 1 2015 - 7:45pm

Ken Cook, President & Co-founder, Environmental Working Group
Gary Hirshberg, Chairman, Stonyfield Farm
Gibson Thomas, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Edible Marin & Wine Country - Moderator Read more »

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Chef Tyler Florence

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Tue, Mar 24 2015 - 7:00pm

Tyler Florence, Chef; Author, Inside the Test Kitchen; Twitter @TylerFlorence
Paolo Lucchesi, Inside Scoop Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle — Moderator Read more »

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A Sense-Sational Wine Experience

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Tue, Mar 3 2015 - 6:00pm

Annette McDonnell, Culinary Specialist; Tasting Room Manager, Paradise Ridge Winery Read more »

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Gary Wenk: Your Brain on Food

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Mon, Feb 23 2015 - 7:00pm

Gary Wenk, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience & Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics, Ohio State University and Medical Center; Author, Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings
Lisa Krieger, Science/Medicine Reporter, San Jose Mercury News - Moderator Read more »

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Good Food,Great Business: How Food Startups Take Good Ideas from Concept to Success

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Mon, Jan 12 2015 - 12:00pm

Susie Wyshak, Author, Good Food, Great Business
Kathryn Lukas, CEO, Farmhouse Culture
Lisa Murphy, Co-founder and Chief Sauce Maker, Sosu Sauces
Jill Litwin, Founder and CEO, Peas of Mind
Grace Erickson, General Manager, Ocho Candy
Elizabeth Ü, Author, Raising Dough: The Complete Guide to Financing a Socially Responsible Food Business Read more »

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Explore (and Taste!) the Essence of Wine

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Wed, Dec 17 2014 - 6:00pm

Alder Yarrow, James Beard-nominated Writer, Vinography.com; Author, The Essence of Wine Read more »

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A Spirited Evening with Adam Rogers

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Wed, Dec 10 2014 - 6:30pm

Adam Rogers, Articles Editor, Wired; Author, Proof: The Science of Booze

In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, Rogers puts our alcoholic history under the microscope. From our ancestors’ accidental discovery of fermented drinks to the cutting-edge laboratory research, Rogers offers a unique glimpse inside the barrels, stills, tanks and casks that produce some of our most iconic beverages. He uncovers alcohol’s deepest mysteries and the subtle mixture of psychology and neurobiology that fuels our taste for such drinks. Read more »

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