Commonwealth Club

29 May 2019

WE WANNA SEND YOU TO SEE ED LEVINE OF SERIOUS EATS AND J. KENJI-LOPEZ ALT!

Ed Levine, Founder, SeriousEats.com; Author, Serious Eater: A Food Lover’s Perilous Quest for Pizza J. Kenji López-Alt, Chef; Chief Culinary Consultant, SeriousEats.com; Columnist, “The Food Lab” Founded in 2006 by former New York Times food contributor Ed Levine, food blog Serious Eats has combined storytelling and culinary expertise to become one of the

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05 Sep 2018

We wanna send you to see Jose Andres in discussion about how he fed Puerto Rico

In September 2017, Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the Caribbean mere weeks after Hurricane Irma swept through the islands. Puerto Rico was devastated, with the overall damages leaving millions without food or water and the largest power outage in American history. In José Andrés’ newest book, We Fed an Island: The

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02 Aug 2018

We wanna send you plus one to The Heart of the Mission District

Communities such as San Francisco’s Mission District often center on food—it’s part of the fabric of the neighborhood and the economy. But what has happened to food culture and business as the neighborhood and the city at large grows and shifts? Join Gayle Pirie and John Clark, the chefs and

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25 Oct 2017

We wanna send you plus one to State Bird Provisions in convo with Jonathan Kauffman!

This is a Food Lit event, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.  Chefs Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski always have a line out the door for their award-winning dishes. Inspired by years of catering parties, the dynamic husband-and-wife duo adopted a casual dim sum cart style of small plates at

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30 Aug 2017

We wanna send you and a friend to see Chris Cosentino in conversation with Liam Mayclem!

The best parts of many things are often hidden, and food is no exception. Chef Chris Cosentino’s goal is to help you discover these forgotten gems in food. In his new cookbook, Offal Good: Cooking from the Heart, with Guts, Cosentino explores the hidden world of underappreciated ingredients and the best

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10 Aug 2017

We wanna send you plus one to A Citizen’s Guide to Making Change Happen with Eric Liu!

Eric P. Liu is an American writer and founder of Citizen University. Liu served as Deputy Assistant to President Clinton for Domestic Policy at the White House between 1999 and 2000. He served as Speechwriter and Director of Legislative Affairs for the National Security Council at the White House from 1993

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15 May 2017

We wanna send you to hangout with Tartine Bakery!

Join Elisabeth Prueitt in conversation with other trailblazers in the Bay Area culinary world—such as Gabriela Cámara, owner and executive chef of ten restaurants (including the local Cala)—as they discuss effecting social change through food, creativity and entrepreneurship. Prueitt’s latest cookbook, Tartine All Day, makes her popular food and recipes accessible

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18 Oct 2016

We wanna send you to see Jeremiah Tower!

When Jeremiah Tower rolled into town he was a 30-year-old privileged, arrogant and Harvard graduate with a degree in architecture. He had absolutely no formal culinary education. After his grandfather died, he soon found himself broke and in 1972’s California applying for a gig at Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse. Within a year

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