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Member Spotlight: Richard Tarlov

Richard Tarlov owns Canyon Market in San Francisco. Opened in 2006 with his wife Janet, Canyon serves the Glen Park neighborhood with natural and organic groceries, cheese, prepared foods, an on-site organic bread bakery, produce, meat and seafood as well as a full wine and beer department, coffee bar and catering. Prior to opening […]

By |September 18th, 2017|Featured Members, Member Profiles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member Profile: Betsy Haley

Betsy Haley turned her background in fine art and her love of cooking into a career in food styling. Her blog betsylife.com features a variety of recipes, fun videos, and lifestyle content reflective of her home in California with her husband and dogs.

When did you first decide you wanted to make food your career?
I […]

By |August 7th, 2017|Featured Members, Featured News, Member Profiles|0 Comments

Member Profile: Roberta Klugman

As a specialty food and wine retailer, importer, and distributor in the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1980s and 1990s, Roberta Klugman actively participated and keenly observed what is now recognized as the American culinary renaissance. For several years she served as executive director of The American Institute of Wine & Food. Founding […]

By |July 31st, 2017|Featured Members, Member Profiles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member Profile: Sean Timberlake

Sean Timberlake is the founder of Punk Domestics, a community and aggregation site for food preservers and DIY enthusiasts, and Senior Content Marketing Manager for Sun Basket, a healthy meal kit delivery service featuring organic and sustainable ingredients. He has been writing professionally for more than 20 years, and has written on food preservation for Cooking […]

By |July 25th, 2017|Featured Members, Member Profiles|0 Comments

Member Profile: Frankie Whitman

Frankie Whitman is the marketing director for Rubicon Bakers in Richmond, California.  She has had a long career in food and has worked in marketing for Peet’s, Scharffen Berger Chocolates, Niman Ranch, and a host of other Bay Area food brands.  Frankie currently is the Book SIG chair for the SFPFS and in the […]

By |July 13th, 2017|Featured Members, Uncategorized|0 Comments

WINE SIG: Merlot

You’ve no doubt seen the Blendtec videos that ask the question, “Will it Blend?” In the case of Merlot, the focus of our May Wine SIG tasting, the answer is a resounding “yes!”

Our sensory tour guide, Sean Timberlake, wrote a well-researched presentation on the grape, its history, production and price trends—so thorough that I […]

By |June 27th, 2016|Featured News, Past Events, Wine SIG|0 Comments