Presentation and Book-Signing with Su-Mei Yu of Saffron Restaurants

Thursday, November 12, 2009
at  6 p.m.

International House, UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

Su-Mei Yu, award-winning cookbook author and chef-owner of the local restaurants Saffron Noodles & Sate and Saffron Thai Grilled Chicken, will be speaking about and signing copies of her latest book, The Elements of Life: A Contemporary Guide to Thai Recipes and Traditions for Healthier Living.

Based on the Thai concept of “food as medicine,” the book’s collection of recipes and remedies shows readers how to revolutionize their diets and use their personal “home element” to cook and eat with optimum health, beauty and spiritual well-being in mind.  Join us for a fascinating presentation and discussion, plus a book-signing , at UCSD’s International House.

Celebrate the Craft

Sunday, November 1, 2009

from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Lodge at Torrey Pines
11480 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Tickets $65.00

Mark your calendars for the 7th annual Celebrate the Craft event at The Lodge at Torrey Pines.  This unparalleled afternoon of food and wine tasting showcases the craft of the best local farm-to-table chefs as they use their talents to highlight Southern California’s bounty from regional farmers, fisherman and ranchers.

You’ll also taste the creations of local food artisans, from bakers, chocolatiers and boutique wineries.  All this, set in the gorgeous Arts & Crafts backdrop of The Lodge at Torrey Pines, makes for a not to be missed afternoon.

Join us by clicking here to purchase tickets.

Cheese-Making Class with Peter Zien of AleSmith Brewing Co.

Saturday, October 17, 2009 from 1:30 p.m.

Fixtures Visions For Living
9340 Dowdy Drive
San Diego, CA 92126

Cost:  $15 members / $25 non-members with advanced registration

We are thrilled to present this special opportunity for a hands-on cheese-making class led by award-winning brewer Peter Zien, owner of local AleSmith Brewing Co.  Already an accomplished craft cheese-maker, Peter has attended professional artisan cheese-making courses at Cal Poly San Louis Obispo and will be demonstrating and sharing his knowledge and techniques on Saturday, October 17. Class space is limited; purchase a $15 Slow Food Member / $25 Non-Member ticket.
To purchase your ticket Click Here.