Creative gift giving is fun & easy with Epicuring’s Picks & Markets
Love Apple Farm has 25% off gift certificates for their classes which include cider making, gardening, bee-keeping, and an array of classes with Chez Pim from jam making to macarons and Thai food.
Your chocophile friends will love Tante Marie’s “Professional Chocolate Techniques,” taught by the legendary Alice Medrich. She has written many books on working with chocolate and is the former owner of Cocolat.
Starting in January, 18 Reasons will host a six-month Urban Gardening School, guaranteed to teach participants everything they need to know about growing their own fresh vegetables in small city spaces. A perfect gift for your industrious DIY foodie friend!
If you have friends who love to get in the kitchen and try their hand at traditional dishes, check out the Fatted Calf’s Cassoulet-Making Class with Rancho Gordo’s Steve Sando. You’ll learn the ins and outs of this classic dish, and get a healthy dose of humor from the always-entertaining Sando, purveyor of some of the finest heirloom beans we’ve tasted.
We have tons of gift ideas on our Indie GoGo Campaign Page too! Contribute to Epicuring’s campaign to expand across California and we’ll gift you with lots of fabulous perks. It’s the gift that keeps on giving.
FOOD MARKETS for GIFTS:
Bold Italic’s Indie Mart, December 16th, in San Francisco. A holiday-themed party & shopping extravaganza that should make you very merry.
Chocolatier Michael Recchiuti’s Little Nib Shop features his confections Thursdays through Sundays through the holidays. 801 22nd Street, San Francisco. (This is the site where his new Chocolate Lab will open in the spring!)
Feed the hungry through the San Francisco Food Bank. Make a donation in someone’s name or drop off food items at Whole Foods.