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Laiko’s Instagram Food Adventures

Laiko’s Instagram Food Adventures

It’s a tasty job but someone’s gotta do it. In the line of work as a culinary communications consultant, good things are bound to happen…  



Best Things To Do On a First Bay Area Visit For Parents With Teens

Best Things To Do On a First Bay Area Visit For Parents With Teens

Wherever you go in the Bay Area you will have ample opportunity to hike, soak in some culture, beautiful scenery, eat well and find something for everyone’s interests. Here are just a few picks for families with ┬áteens. Let me know if I’ve missed something […]



We’ve Gone Epicuring

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 […]



Kids Cooking Class – Cookie Making With Archimedean Principles

Kids Cooking Class – Cookie Making With Archimedean Principles

The ultimate Epicuring experience – applying principles from Greek mathematician Archimedes to an experience to which Epicurus (of “epicurean” fame) would flock. On June 7, 2014 it’s for parents and kids, with very few tickets left. Such a cool idea, you can hear about here. […]



Sweet & Spicy Bay Area Food Event Picks for February 2014

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 […]



Planning a Food Centric Trip to Morocco

Planning a Food Centric Trip to Morocco

The excitement our first trip to Morocco is building. As we research and get recommendations, I’ll update this post with cooking school and dining finds we’ll be checking out. Oh so many cooking schools in Marrakesh! In addition to the official schools it seems many […]



Join America’s Good Food Award Winners on Jan 16, 2014

Join America’s Good Food Award Winners on Jan 16, 2014

The Good Food Awards celebrates the kind of food we all want to eat: tasty, authentic and responsible. Each year, outstanding American food producers crafting foods in a variety of categories are dubbed winners. (Susie from Epicuring reluctantly leads the Confections category.) For the first […]



A $25 Leisurely Afternoon in Oakland

A $25 Leisurely Afternoon in Oakland

Somehow the holidays passed by with no R&R in sight. So I decided to indulge with an afternoon off near Lake Merritt on a Friday afternoon. The streets bustled, I guess with likeminded folks enjoying this mid-week New Years. Here’s how I spent a 6-hour […]



Fun Bay Area Food Holiday Fetes in December 2013

Fun Bay Area Food Holiday Fetes in December 2013

Here are a few pics for some ultra-holiday season events for people who live to experience and love good food. What other holiday fetes belong on the list? 1: Blue Chair Fruit holiday party in Oakland on December 15 I was at the Temescal Farmers […]