November 16, 2015 Wines of Uncertainty Recap

Wine SIG: Wines of Uncertainty
November 16, 2015 at the home of Rene Matthew
Coordinated by Victoria Green
Review by Sean Timberlake

We all have that stray bottle, hanging around. Perhaps bought impulsively while traveling years ago, or a gift, or perhaps aged too long. The contents of every bottle are somewhat unknown, but these are downright uncertain.

So […]

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Culinary Oils Tasting – The Power of Curiosity

September 16, 2015 at Ketchum Food Studio
Coordinators: Maurine Killough and Rita Held
Review by Penni Wisner

It began with her husband’s impulse purchase: a liter bottle of avocado oil. Our Maurine Killough got curious. And had questions: How to use it? Who made it? And, since avocados cost good money, why was this large bottle of […]

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Nona Lim Production Tour and Tasting

by Sophia Markoulakis

On a sunny afternoon in July, 13 members of the SFPFS gathered at past president Nona Lim’s west Oakland production facility to learn more about her award-winning line of ready-to-eat (and heat) soups, broths and noodles. Nona welcomed us into her staff lunch room and provided background on her journey from the […]

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