Wild Food Walks with ForageSF

by Celeste Noche, Epicuring In a region as metropolitan as the Bay Area, it’s easy to think that our only resources for produce are markets, farms, and gardens. ForageSF has set out to correct this misconception by leading educational Wild Food Walks and working to “rediscover a forgotten food source.” While foraging is only legal […]

Californians Supporting Bristol Bay

By Celeste Noche, Epicuring Alaska’s Bristol Bay is renown among fisheries because of the amount of sockeye salmon that return each year is currently unprecedented in the world: up to 40 million salmon, migrating within the world’s only fully functional ecosystem. Native Alaskans have relied on Bristol Bay salmon for thousands of years– not only […]

SF Cocktails Transcending the 21st Floor

Tony Abou-Ganim, Joel Teitelbaum, and Marco Dionysos prepare their signature cocktails.   By Celeste Noche, Epicuring Through an act of serendipity, Harry Denton’s Starlight Room reopened just as San Francisco Cocktail Week ended. Although the two events were planned separately, both seemed to commemorate a milestone in San Francisco’s bartending culture. In its fifth year […]