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: […]

Craft Brewery Tours, Tastings & Classes in San Francisco – Updated with New Breweries Opening this Fall






We’re in a golden age for craft beer in San Francisco Bay Area –and many of our established and new brewers are leading the way to inspire a national passion for artisan craft beers – be they kegged, bottled, growlered or casked. There’s so many ways to learn about beer around here — so get […]

Macarons at Bouchon Bakery – When in Wine Country…






The two-person-deep line at Bouchon Bakery steadily streamed through the door one recent foggy-then-sunny morning in Yountville: It’s the almond chocolate croissants. The bread. No, it’s the macarons. Say yes to all…and make Bouchon Bakery your destination for epicuring bliss. Who eats 25,000 macarons every month? After an incredible Sunday brunch at Bouchon Bistro, Laiko […]

Good Eating at SF Chefs 2013






Another summer another great SF Chefs event, full of tastes from 200 or so from great San Francisco chefs, coffee roasters, distilleries, and wine makers from around the world. Full, yes, oh so full were we. I’ll dub Campari the “most creative” liquor presentation with shaved ices in all sorts of flavors including roasted canteloupe. […]

#Game of Thrones inspired Deviled dragon eggs from Hua and Stephanie from @LickMySpoon






Kim Laidlaws Scone with strawberry jam from @SFCooking School at the Open House.






I'm in love with #Koji! Made a teriyaki koji roast chicken with koji rice vinegar salad and Sonoko's koji cabbage sunomono. I could eat this every day.






beautiful branzzino at @SlantedDoor






Sonoko Sakai's delicious chickpea miso soup with tofu, spinach and green onion.






Umami bomb: Aedan Chickpea #Koji potatoes, pink cauliflower and broccoli cooked with @Sonoko Sakai.