It’s 5 o’clock, and you’re leaving the office in search of some post-work libations and snacks before dinner. You could go the traditional happy hour route — where you’re limited to a few drinks and small bites within a short window of time — or you could up the ante and visit a Japanese izakaya.
Archive for October, 2011
The tenth episode of season six features these restaurants: La Mexicana Restaurant (Oakland), Kabuto Sushi (San Francisco), Pazzia Restaurant & Pizzeria (San Francisco). Leslie’s shares wine tips about how to make vinegar with leftover wine.
Megan Gordon gives her review of the new The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook along with their incredible recipe for Sweet Potato Pie.
Nigel Slater’s new film, “Toast,” based on his best-selling memoir of the same name, reveals a boy, his hunger, and the power of food in an unhappy family.
The ninth episode of the season features these restaurants: Pork Store Café (San Francisco), Pizzaiolo (Oakland) and Zarzuela (San Francisco). Leslie’s shares wine tips about what to do with leftover wine.
This tribute video was created to honor Jacques Pépin and was shown at the 4th Annual New York City Wine & Food Festival Tribute Dinner on October 1, 2011. The new Essential Pépin website just launched and you can view four complete episodes before the program premieres as well as view entire episodes one week before they air on TV. Over 75 recipes are available online, which include large color photos not available in the book.
UC Berkeley students hear about the evils of sugar at popular food politics class.
Last weekend’s World Vegetarian Festival in Golden Gate Park showcased the brightest and best speakers, non-profits, and most importantly, food.