Food and Drink

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Entrepreneurial Women in the Food Business (5/12/09)

Cristina Besher, Owner, Kika’s Treats
Gabrielle Feuersinger, Cake Designer and Owner, Cake Coquette
Molly Fuller, Co-owner and President, Hands On Gourmet
Nona Lim, Owner, Cook! SF
Cathy Curtis, Chair, Bay Gourmet Member-Led Forum; Financial Advisor, Curtis Financial Planning – Moderator Read more »

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The New American Olive Oil: A Guided Tasting (12/7/09)

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Fran Gage, Author, The New American Olive Oil
Roberta Klugman, Board Member, California Olive Oil Council – Moderator Read more »

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Outback to Out West: Sip, Savor and Nibble the Terroir of South Australia with the Experts (9/9/09)

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Adrian Hoffman, Vice President and Culinary Director, Lark Creek Restaurant Group
Vikki Blumenstein, Chef, Blumensteins Catering
Thalassa Skinner, General Manager, Oxbow Cheese Merchant
Matt Lane, Director of Wine Education, Foster's Wine Estates
Evan Kleiman, Host, "Good Food"  Los Angeles KCRW
Sally James, Chef and Author; Co-host, PBS' "Wine Roads: Tales of Adventure in Wine, Food & Travel" - Moderator Read more »

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Michael Capozzola: Let Stand for About an Hour... (8/27/09)

Michael Capozzola, Comedian; Cartoonist

Bay Area comedian and cartoonist Mike Capozzola serves up a charbroiled, free-range gazpacho of food tales and comics. His weekly cartoon, "Surveillance Caricatures," appears on Thursdays in the San Francisco Chronicle's "96 Hours" section. Capozzola will discuss his theory that "from scratch" is relative, depending on the attitude of the chef, and he will show his food cartoons that made Anthony Bourdain laugh (he was told ...). Read more »

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Vivienne Sosnowski: When the Rivers Ran Red (6/22/09)

Vivienne Sosnowski, Author, When the Rivers Ran Red; Editorial Director, Washington Examiner, San Francisco Examiner and Baltimore Examiner; Photographer Read more »

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Richard Wrangham: Did Cooking Make Us Human? (6/10/09)

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Richard Wrangham, Professor of Biological Anthropology, Harvard University

Renowned primatologist Wrangham offers a startling new argument about how we came to be the social, intelligent and sexual species we are today. Our ancestors were apelike beings the size of chimpanzees until two million years ago, when homo erectus was born and we became human. What caused this extraordinary transformation? Wrangham argues that cooking created the human lineage. He will explain his bold theory. Read more »

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Wine, Literature and Coming of Age (4/23/09)

Jay McInerney, Wine Writer; Author, Bright Lights, Big City and How It Ended
In Conversation with Julia Flynn Siler, Author, The House of Mondavi

From his first novel to his newest story collection, McInerney has captivated readers for years. Considered one of the pre-eminent writers of his time, McInerney explores delusion, experience and transformation in his most recent anthology, How It Ended. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from a literary master. Read more »

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