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It is my pleasure to announce that beginning today, we are making a large selection of Bi-Rite Market products available for delivery in San Francisco through our new partner, Instacart. Many of you have spoken to me personally about your requests for delivery options, and we are thrilled to provide a flexible and convenient way … Continue Reading


 
Rose

Bent Into Shape

The other night I was with a group of cheesemonger pals sampling a platter of the current offerings at Mission Cheese on Valencia Street. I excitedly pointed out Bent River Camembert, a beauty that had landed on the shelves at 18th Street some weeks back and is still showing beautifully, … Continue Reading


 

Kiko’s Food News, 7.17.14

Through National Geo’s beautiful photography and Traci McMillan’s justice-oriented storytelling, this article reveals how the suburbs are one of many places where poverty is on the rise and a new face of hunger is being revealed: (National Geographic) The CDC encourages workers to stay home if they’re sick, but that’s … Continue Reading


 
Matt R.

Vinos de Mezcal: Tradition and Terroir in Oaxaca‏

The roasted maguey plant (pronounced mah-gay), or agave, has been a staple of the Oaxacan diet for thousands of years. Whether or not native Mexicans learned to distill before the Spanish conquest is debated, but the Spaniards do get credit for bringing Filipinos to Central America via the Manila/Acapulco shipping … Continue Reading


 

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It's Not You It's Brie! American Cheese & BeerNovember 27 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Holiday Wine Blitz Preview TastingNovember 30 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Cooking the Common Core: MathematicsDecember 1 from 9:00am to 3:30pm
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Sweet and Savory Tarts all'Italiana with ViolaDecember 9 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
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Exploring Flavors in Extra Virgin Olive OilsDecember 10 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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DIY Holidays: Handmade Recipe Albums- CancelledDecember 11 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Producer Dinner: Broc Cellars - PostponedDecember 12 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Open Gallery Hours - Canceled this weekDecember 15 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Food Lit Book ClubDecember 16 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Bernal Cutlery Knife Sharpening in front of Bi-Rite MarketDecember 16 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
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Neo Cocoa TastingJanuary 6 from 11:00am to 2:00pm
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Polenta: The Delicious Economy of the Italian KitchenJanuary 6 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Flavor in SpadesJanuary 7 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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Polenta: The Delicious Economy of the Italian Kitchen - CLASS POSTPONED SIGN UP FOR JANUARY 20!January 8 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Sausage Making 101 with Southpaw BBQ -- SOLD OUTJanuary 8 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Single Origin Coffee Tasting with Four Barrel, Ritual & SightglassJanuary 13 from 11:30am to 1:00pm
Taking Stock: The Eat Good Food PantryJanuary 14 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Bitter to Sweet: An Introduction to Asian GreensJanuary 15 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Feeding Your Soul: Mindful Cooking & Eating in the New YearJanuary 16 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Stichelton and Hafod: Modern/Traditonal British CheeseJanuary 18 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm
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Open Gallery HoursJanuary 20 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Food Lit Book ClubJanuary 20 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Bernal Cutlery Knife Sharpening in front of Bi-Rite MarketJanuary 20 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
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Polenta: The Delicious Economy of the Italian KitchenJanuary 20 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
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Olympic Provisions TastingJanuary 21 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Brew Methods: Coffee at HomeJanuary 22 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Healthy Starts: Breakfast BasicsJanuary 23 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Open Gallery HoursJanuary 26 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Producer Dinner: Broc CellarsJanuary 26 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Open Gallery HoursJanuary 27 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Flavor in Spades: Healthy + Hedonistic CookingJanuary 28 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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Art Opening -- Beneath the Sheaths: A Dux Art Collaborative ProjectFebruary 1 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Open Gallery HoursFebruary 2 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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Knife Sharpening & Skills Intensive February 3 from 11:00am to 3:00pm
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