We’ve Gone Epicuring

Yes it’s been forever since we’ve posted here on Epicuring.com. We’ve been busy doing what we preach! Susie Wyshak is busy helping Good Food businesses rock. Follow Epicuring on Facebook and Susie on FoodStarter (Check out her new book Good Food, Great Business). Bay Area travelers can explore the best food experiences with Susie along […]

Oh yes, Cochon #HeritageFire #Napa pork goodness from #Zazu .

Sweet & Spicy Bay Area Food Event Picks for February 2014

With a bounty of citrus and the allure of Valentine’s Day, 2014 brings a bevy of creative food events to singles and those already in the throes of romantic rapture. Check these out: Barrel-Aged Sriracha Workshop with Oaktown Spice in Oakland February 11, 2014 Smell and taste the nuances of the flavors between a 1 […]

Taste Talk: California Cuisine & How It’s Evolved at San Francisco Cooking School on Oct. 2

“California Cuisine” is the real thing – a regional culinary POV and movement which is driven by a philosophy of cooking with locally sourced seasonal ingredients.  As we all know, it sprouted from Alice Waters and Co.’s culinary revolution hatched in the 1970’s. Today’s cooks (and chefs) are not only inspired (or limited) by French […]

Cool California Food Event Picks from Epicuring – Early Fall 2013

EARLY FALL 2013 FOOD EVENT PICKS Check back here for updates & Facebook for last minute picks Every Saturday: CUESA Kitchen Demos feature local chefs and authors sharing tips and recipes. The best free and delicious Saturday activity for all ages. Sept. 6, San Francisco, Lucky Rice Fest at Ferry Building Marketplace Sept 7, Sonoma […]

Free Pasta Sommelier Tastings from Delverde from Abruzzo Italia in SF this September

We’re fans of many Italian dried and extruded pastas because the flours they use have a different taste and feel than our US counterparts. But we can be overwhelmed  by all the options in the grocery aisles.  So when our friend and Italiano-file Amy Sherman (of Cooking with Amy) shared this “Pasta Sommelier” tasting series […]

Lucky Rice Cooks Up in SF on Sept. 6

I’ve heard great things about Lucky Rice in other cities, and been wondering when they’d finally come to SF. Our friend Amy Sherman at Cooking with Amy alerted us to the arrival next Friday.  As a Japanese-American girl who is always hungry for new dishes to eat (and cook), I’m particularly excited to try the lip […]

Best Food Shops in the Bay

Every year, (for 16 years if you can believe it!), I’ve visited all the best new food shops in the Bay and penned the “Bites by the Bay” column including my favorite picks for “Specialty Food” magazine.  Locals know (as do the Fancy Food Show visitors), that we have a vibrant and influential culinary retail […]

Come Aboard the Love Boat for CUESA’s Yacht Rock Summer Cocktail Fete on Aug 29

Ahoy mates – hoist a drink and walk the plank with your Epicurators Susie and Laiko for the second annual CUESA Yacht Rocks party next Weds. We are Captaining the costume contest again – so come for one of the best parties of the summer – right out front at the Ferry Building.  And yes, […]

Fair Trade Baking Ingredients Forum at CIA at Greystone on Oct 6

Tracking down and understanding Fair Trade baking ingredients is a challenge for many commercial and cottage industry bakers. This forum at the CIA in Napa for food professionals and enthusiasts will address issue with a line up including author Kelsey Timmerman (Where am I Eating?, Where am I Wearing?), celebrity chef Malika Ameen (Top Chef: […]