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San Francisco’s Culinary Scene is Ripe with Talent from City College

San Francisco’s Culinary Scene is Ripe with Talent from City College

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Department at City College is a training ground for some of the Bay Area’s top line cooks, pastry chefs and food service workers. Alumni Sam Mogannam of Bi-Rite Market, Jeff Hanak of Nopa and Nopalito, and Martino DiGrande of Palio D’Asti talk with us about what would happen to the Bay Area culinary scene if City College were to close.

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Coming Soon: A Supermarket in West Oakland

Coming Soon: A Supermarket in West Oakland

| April 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

People’s Community Market, projected to open in West Oakland in the fall of 2014, is inching closer to full funding. Brahm Ahmadi explains to Sarah Henry why the supermarket has been a long time coming and what local residents can expect.

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KQED’s Forum: Bi-Rite Market’s ‘Eat Good Food’

KQED’s Forum: Bi-Rite Market’s ‘Eat Good Food’

| December 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

San Francisco’s Bi-Rite Market aims to be more than a neighborhood grocery. It’s a community hub focused on food and learning about local farms and sustainable eating. The owners have just released a cookbook called “Eat Good Food,” and they’ve recently expanded a space in which they offer food-centric classes and more. KQED’s Forum talks with Bi-Rite’s owner and produce buyer about how to find the freshest produce and what to cook this season.

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18 Reasons Gets a New Home

18 Reasons Gets a New Home

| September 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

The new 18 Reasons space opens, a lively new addition to Bi-Rite’s 18th Street empire.

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Favorite Food Spots of Bi-Rite’s Sam Mogannam

Favorite Food Spots of Bi-Rite’s Sam Mogannam

| August 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sam Mogannam, the owner of Bi-Rite Market and Bi-Rite Creamery and a founder of 18 Reasons shares his favorite food spots in San Francisco.

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