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.
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 »
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 BusinessRead more »
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 »