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Tasty Bites 5.26.05
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Cooking Class & Luncheon

Tickets just went on sale!
Thursday, June 2nd; 12:00pm-2:00pm.

Sustainable Cuisine Cooking Class & Luncheon
at Viking HomeChef with Millennium Restaurant & Mariquita, Frog Hollow, Happy Boy and Capay Organic farms

Learn all about sustainable cuisine -- and dine on the final product -- in a special cooking demonstration and luncheon by Eric Tucker from Millennium Restaurant along with presentations from local organic farmers. 3 delicious courses + hors d'oeuvres and a Frog Hollow Farm dessert.

To register, please call Viking HomeChef at 415.668.3191!
Cost: $25/person
Class/luncheon limit: 40
Location: Viking HomeChef, 3527 California St./Locust



Events This Week

Straus Family Dairy & Creamery: Energy from Cows
Thu, 5/26/05, 10:00am-1:00pm
Millerton Point Parking Lot, 5 miles north of Point Reyes Station. in Point Reyes
$20 MALT members / $ 25 non-members
The Straus Family Dairy is the first in Marin to be powered by methane provided by the cows. Owner Albert Straus will explain the methane digester and other creative energy solutions he has implemented at the dairy and creamery This tour will guide you through the unique farm and through the bottling plant on the nearby S/2 Ranch. You’ll sample Straus milk products at the creamery, then return to Millerton Point for your picnic. Bio-security protocols will be in place to protect the animals. Pre-registration required.

Southern Comfort (aka White Trash) Dinner at Millennium
Thu, 5/26/05, 5:30-9:00pm reservations
Millennium Restaurant, 580 Geary St. in SF
39.95/person (does not include tax or gratuity)
We're kicken' off Memorial Day Weekend the right way with finger-licking vegan BBQ, baked casseroles, and cola used in other areas than just thirst quenching! Don't miss out on the once a year excuse to wear overalls as a fashion statement and order a bucket-o-cheap-beer as a proclamation of your comfort roots! Live bluegrass band and complimentary bucket of ice if you bring your own 40-ouncer. (We'll be serving Milwaukee's finest, Schlitz, and other masterbrew delicacies.) Call 415-345-3900 for reservations.

Meet the Farmer: Ted Loewen of Blossom Bluff Orchards
Sat, 5/28/05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, Ferry Building in SF; Free
Part of the CUESA Education Program. Get the lowdown straight from the producer!

Shop with the Chef: Michelle Anna Jordan~ Cookbook Author and Radio Host
Sat, 5/28/05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, Ferry Building in SF; Free
Part of the CUESA Education Program. See and taste the seasonal produce local chefs are buying and cooking!

Starting an Organic Herb Garden
Sat, 5/28/05, 10:30am-12:00pm
Common Ground, 559 College Ave. in Palo Alto; $19
This is a perfect time to start or renew a large or small herb garden. They offer beauty, wonderful aromas, and delightful condiments to sprinkle onto mealtime dishes. Many culinary and medicinal uses will be covered, along with bed prep, perennial and annual herbs. The best growing and harvesting techniques will be discussed. Jody Main's extensive experience includes managing organic gardens for schools, Flea Street Cafe, Rosalind Creasy, and private residences.



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