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Eat more artichokes!

Italians love artichokes and I know why! They’re healthy, surprisingly sweet, and easy to prepare at home.  They pair well with my favorite flavors and ingredients of Italy like lemons, garlic, olive oil, and fresh herbs like mint.  Artichokes are great in salads, risotto, pastas and even open-faced sandwiches–try one … Continue Reading


 

Kiko’s Food News, 4.18.14

A study found a connection between low blood sugar and aggression in married couples; the idea that self-control is linked to nutrition has implications for food insecure populations in settings that range from schools to city streets: (Los Angeles Times) Speaking of food insecurity at school, it’s an increasing problem … Continue Reading


 

Spring Wine Blitz: Pre-Sale Tasting Events!

Bi-Rite’s Spring Wine Blitz is nearly here! From Monday, April 28 to Sunday, May 4, save 20% on mix-and-match cases from our entire selection of food-friendly wines! Come to our preview tasting events, and pre-order your favorites to lock in Wine Blitz savings! Get free home delivery of your Wine Blitz cases … Continue Reading


 
Raph

Easter Treats! Artisan-Made Chocolates & Baked Goods

Easter is this weekend, and we’ve got a ton of basket-worthy treats to help you celebrate! Chocolat Moderne is a producer whose incredible chocolates I always bring in for holidays. Their flair for the decorative and decadent in both their product and packaging make them ideal candidates for an Easter … Continue Reading


 

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L'Ingegno in Cucina: The Delicious Economy of Italian Home Cooking with Viola BuitoniSeptember 29 from 5:00pm to 8:30pm
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closed for a private eventSeptember 30 from 5:00pm to 11:00pm
Teach a Community to Fish: Dinner with Charles PhanOctober 1 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm
584 Valencia St, San Francisco
closed for a private eventOctober 2 from 10:00am to 12:30pm
Basic Knife Skills - SOLD OUTOctober 2 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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18th HourOctober 3 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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closed for private eventOctober 4 from 9:00am to 6:00pm
Raincoast Crisps tastingOctober 6 from 11:00am to 3:00pm
In front of the 18th street market (3639 18th St.)
L'Ingegno in Cucina: The Delicious Economy of Italian Home Cooking with Viola BuitoniOctober 6 from 5:00pm to 8:30pm
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Leaf Wrapped: Cheesemaking 401October 7 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Community Dinner: Feastly & ShareableOctober 9 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
18th HourOctober 10 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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closed for a private eventOctober 11 from 8:30am to 12:30pm
Peanut Butter and the Pen: Creative Food Writing For KidsOctober 12 from 10:00am to 11:15am
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Sosu Ketchup tastingOctober 12 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
In front of the 18th St. Market (3639 18th St)
closed for private eventOctober 12 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
From the Fields tastingOctober 13 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
In front of the 18th St market (3639 18th St.)
The Artisan Jewish Deli at Home with Michael Zusman and Wise Sons DelicatessenOctober 13 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Santipapas tastingOctober 13 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Front of BiRite Market, 3639 18th street
Fresco Chocolate tastingOctober 14 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
In front of 18th St. BiRite Market (3639 18th)
The Flavors of Southeast Asia: Homemade SaucesOctober 15 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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Harvest Beer & Food Pairing Class with Master Cicerone Rich HigginsOctober 16 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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18th HourOctober 17 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Peanut Butter and the Pen: Creative Food Writing For KidsOctober 19 from 10:00am to 11:15am
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closed for private eventOctober 19 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Food Lit Book ClubOctober 20 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Bernal Cutlery Knife Sharpening in front of Bi-Rite MarketOctober 20 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Bi-Rite Market 18th Street
L'Ingegno in Cucina: The Delicious Economy of Italian Home Cooking with Viola BuitoniOctober 20 from 5:00pm to 8:30pm
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Sugar Skull WorkshopOctober 21 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Big Spoon Roaster tastingOctober 22 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
In front of the 18th street market
18 Reasons Volunteer Potluck - PRIVATE EVENTOctober 22 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Inside the California Food Revolution: the Female PioneersOctober 23 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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18th HourOctober 24 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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closed for a private eventOctober 25 from 4:30pm to 10:00pm
Peanut Butter and the Pen: Creative Food Writing For KidsOctober 26 from 10:00am to 11:15am
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Cici's Italian Butterhorn tastingOctober 26 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Front of BiRite Market, 3639 18th St
closed for a private eventOctober 26 from 5:00pm to 11:30pm
Meet Cooking Matters: a FREE Cooking ClassOctober 27 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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closed for private eventOctober 27 from 6:30pm to 11:30pm
closed for private eventOctober 28 from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Dinner Conversation: Talking Turkey with Bill Niman - SOLD OUTOctober 28 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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DIY Candy: Balinese Sea Salt Caramel Chews - SOLD OUTOctober 29 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Peruvian Pop-Up - SOLD OUTOctober 30 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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18th HourOctober 31 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Halloween Party + Culinary Costume ContestOctober 31 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Recchuiti Confections TastingNovember 1 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
In front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th)
The Flavors of Azerbaijan: Autumn + Winter - SOLD OUTNovember 1 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Peanut Butter and the Pen: Creative Food Writing For KidsNovember 2 from 10:00am to 11:15am
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closed for private eventNovember 4 from 9:00am to 2:00pm
Perfect Pie Dough with Stacie PierceNovember 4 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Basic Knife Skills - SOLD OUTNovember 5 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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A Tasting of Top California Olive Oils: Maia's Favorites - SOLD OUTNovember 6 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Wine Blitz Preview TastingNovember 7 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Yes Bar TastingNovember 8 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
In front of BiRite Market 18th (3639 18th St)
Poco Dolce tastingNovember 8 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
In front of BiRite Market 18th (3639 18th)
Producer Dinner: Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery (+ their Spicy. Fried. Chicken.) - SOLD OUTNovember 8 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Farm Tour: New Family FarmNovember 9 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
New Family Farm, in Sebastopol, CA
Peanut Butter and the Pen: Creative Food Writing For KidsNovember 9 from 10:00am to 11:15am
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Dukers Pickle tastingNovember 9 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
In front of the 18th St Market (3639 18th St)
Double Dutch Sweets tastingNovember 9 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
In front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th St)
closed for private eventNovember 9 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
closed for private eventNovember 11 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Surprising Sides - SOLD OUTNovember 12 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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Sancerre Tasting with Pamela Busch - SOLD OUTNovember 13 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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18th HourNovember 14 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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closed for private eventNovember 15 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Peanut Butter and the Pen: Creative Food Writing For KidsNovember 16 from 10:00am to 11:15am
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Arianna Organic Olive OilNovember 16 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Outside Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th Street)
Red Blossom Tea TastingNovember 16 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
In front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th St.)
closed for private eventNovember 16 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Food Lit Book ClubNovember 17 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Bernal Cutlery Knife Sharpening in front of Bi-Rite MarketNovember 17 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Bi-Rite Market 18th Street
Holiday Canning: Winter FruitNovember 17 from 4:30pm to 7:00pm
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INNA Jam TastingNovember 18 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
in front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th Street)
Unsung: Fall Fruit - SOLD OUTNovember 18 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Blue Bottle TastingNovember 19 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Outside in front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th)
The Joy of Mindful Cooking: The Holiday SeasonNovember 19 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Community Dinner: Mac + Cheese!November 20 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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18 Reasons CLOSED. Happy Holidays!November 21 from November 29
18th Hour - CLOSED THIS WEEKNovember 21 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Blue Chair Jam tastingNovember 22 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
outside in front of Bi-Rite Market 18th
Frantoio Grove Olive Oil tastingNovember 22 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
in front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th Street)
Bar Cacao tasting featuring: Fresco Chocolate & Ritual ChocolateNovember 22 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
In front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th St)
The Chai Cart tastingNovember 23 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
In front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3636918th Street)
CiCi's Italian Butterhorn tastingNovember 23 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
In front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th)
gate comme des filles chocolat tastingNovember 24 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
In front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th St)
Yes Bar tasting November 26 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th)
18th Hour - CLOSED THIS WEEKNovember 28 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Droga Chocolate TastingNovember 29 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
In front of the 18th Street Bi-Rite Market (3639 18th St)
Worthy Granola tastingDecember 1 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
In front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th)
DIY Holidays: Handmade ChocolatesDecember 1 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
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Four Barrel Coffee TastingDecember 2 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
in front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th Street)
Vermouth Tasting with Carl SuttonDecember 2 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Basic Knife Skills - SOLD OUTDecember 3 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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DIY Holidays: Creative Cookies with Batter Bakery - SOLD OUTDecember 4 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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Silk Road Tea TastingDecember 5 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
In front of BiRite 18th (3639 18th St)
18th Hour + 18 Reasons Retail Launch Party + Sasha Duerr Art Opening!December 5 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Sightglass Coffee tastingDecember 6 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
In front of Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th Street)
Wine Blitz Preview TastingDecember 6 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Mead's Maple SyrupDecember 7 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Outside Bi-Rite Market 18th (3639 18th Street)

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