A few hand picked “I’d go to that!” ideas from all the great food events going on the last week of September.
TODAY: Sept 23 – Farmer Series at the California Culinary Academy
Lunch: 11 am – 1:00 om
Thanks to a recent collaboration with CUESA, the California Culinary Academy (CCA) is hosting a series of farmer lunches and dinners in the student restaurant, Carême 350. The prix fixe meals mark the culmination of each class’ culinary education and will feature produce grown by La Tercera Farm and Star RouteFarm. The next event includes lunch from 11:30 am to 1 pm or dinner from 6 to 8 pm. Tickets available through Open Table.
Sept 25. Saturday – Volunteer & Dig In with Slow Food
A few nice long listings of events in Slow Food East Bay‘s newsletter – including Slow Food National “Dig In” day, with volunteer events taking place at farms and urban locations all over the bay this Saturday, September 25th.
San Francisco Cocktail Week through Sept 26th
It’s not just for gettin’ smashed. With interesting events around the city to learn and see the art of spirits and cocktail making. If you’re visiting San Francisco as a tourist I can’t recommend this itinerary highly enough!
Primal Napa – The Art of the Butcher
Sustainable meat ranchers, butchers and chefs will be wielding cleavers against major protein at Hayne Vineyard. A beautiful weekend for a big time barbecue. More on SF Weekly.
Sunday Sept 26
BBQ: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Guided Tours: 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.
The East Bay’s best bartenders are teaming up with Fatted Calf for a meaty, boozy outdoor festival, pairing barbecue with ice-cold cocktails and a cocktail competition under the sun at the renowned Hangar One distillery in Alameda. Ticket includes a round-trip ferryboat ride featuring Hangar One cocktails (designed and served by Master Mixologist Scott Beattie of HMS Cocktails) from San Francisco’s Ferry Building and shuttle transportation to BART to and from the Hangar One Distillery.
$50 per person (Ticket includes barbeque, cocktails and round-trip transportation from SF Ferry Building and BART – see schedule below. On-site parking is free.)
PURCHASE TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT
Address: St. George Spirits Distillery (AKA Hangar One), 2601 Monarch Street (on the former Naval Base), Alameda
Reading: The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook by Rachel Saunders
Sunday Sept 26, 3-4 p.m.
Free at Omnivore Books in San Francisco
Rachel Saunders’s The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook is the definitive jam and marmalade cookbook of the 21st century. In addition to offering more than 100 original jam, jelly, and marmalade recipes, master jam artisan Rachel Saunders shares all of her technical preserving knowledge, as well as her unique jam maker’s perspective on fruit.
Slow Food San Francisco
Convivial Table: Tour of 331 Cortland Market
When: September 26th, 4pm – 6pm
331 Cortland Market
331 Cortland Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Cost: Free, RSVP
In our series of tours featuring local businesses, Slow Food San Francisco’s Convivial Table is heading to the new market at 331 Cortland Street in Bernal Heights to meet with the owner and vendors.
With a focus on local, seasonal, and sustainable, this collaboration of San Franciscans offering artisanal food and food-related services will talk to us about how they got started in their unique business model, and what it’s like to run 6 different shops under one roof.
This is a free event with opportunity (but no obligation) to make purchases from vendors after the tour.
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Butcher, Baker Candle Stick Maker + Dinner at Pie Ranch
When: Sunday, September 26, 1:00 PM – ???
Where: Pie Ranch
San Mateo County Coast
Cost: $100 per person for workshop and dinner; $75 for dinner only (not more than a dinner out on the town!)
Join Pie Ranch for a day of Workshops and Fine Farm Dining on Sunday, September 26. Workshops will be held on Sustainable Ranching and Proper Butchery, Sustainable Farming and Nutritious Baking and the Craft of Harvesting Beeswax and Creating Candles. A fine meal will be prepared by chefs Phil West of Range and Brent Johnson of Spruce.
4:00 Wine & Hors d’Oeuvres
5:00 To The Tables
7:00 Pie and Dancing
2009 Flavors @ the Temescal Farmer’s Market
More Food Event Listings: Yelp |