Food and Drink

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Travels in France with Terrance

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Wed, Nov 4 2015 - 12:00pm

Terrance Gelenter, Author, Travels in France with Terrance and Paris par Hasard: from Bagels to Brioches

Join Terrance Gelenter to sample the varied richness of France – food, wine and culture. His travels have taken him from the green, rain-soaked pastures of Normandy, providing cheese and butter for both eating and cooking, to the confit de canard and goose fat of the southwest, to Provence where olive oil is king. Gelenter often has a smile on his face when he pinches himself to make sure that his life isn’t a dream.

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The Food Lab: Cooking with Science

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Thu, Oct 22 2015 - 6:30pm

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, Managing Culinary Director, Serious Eats; Author, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science 
In conversation with Joanna Pearlstein, Deputy Managing Editor, Wired

Food Lit event underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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Ruth Reichl

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Wed, Oct 7 2015 - 12:00pm

Ruth Reichl, Former Editor-in-Chief, Gourmet; Author, My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life; Twitter:
Margo True, Food Editor, Sunset Magazine — Moderator

A Food Lit event underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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Where's the Beef? Our Changing Ideas About Meat

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Thu, Oct 1 2015 - 7:45pm

Nicolette Hahn Niman, Environmental Lawyer; Vegetarian; Cattle Rancher; Author, Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production
Patricia Unterman, Chef and Co-owner, Hayes Street Grill; Blogger; Author; Long-time Restaurant Critic, San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner
Gibson Thomas, Publisher, Edible Marin & Wine Country Magazine — Moderator Read more »

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Hayes Valley Sweets Tour

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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.

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Mark Bittman: A Bone to Pick

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Wed, Jun 3 2015 - 6:30pm

Mark Bittman, Author, A Bone to Pick; Food Columnist, The New York Times; Twitter
In conversation with Naomi Starkman, Founder and Editor in Chief, Civil Eats; Twitter

Part of the Good Lit series underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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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 »

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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
Paolo Lucchesi, Inside Scoop Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle — Moderator Read more »

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