Yigit Pura—of Top Chef: Just Desserts fame—is opening a brand new 1,500 square foot patiserrie in early September right in Macy’s Union Square. Tout Sweet will feature a variety of desserts, plus breakfast and lunch items to grab while shopping.
Chai, the sweet mixed spice tea beverage, has been growing in popularity throughout the Bay Area for years. It’s become so sought-after that Paawan Kothari quit her day job as a high tech marketing strategist and started The Chai Cart in 2009. On August 9, Paawan will be hosting a special class entitled The Art of Chai, set in beautiful Golden Gate Park.
The intersection of food and culture is a huge theme of Jewish celebrations: latkes at Chanukah, matzah at Passover, fish and cheese at Shavuot. On August 9, join the Contemporary Jewish Museum for The Big Eat: A CJM Mixtape—an event highlighting some of the Bay Area’s coolest artists, chefs and distillers.
A famous, anonymous quote says “life is too short to drink bad wine.” Unfortunately, that happens all too often. The wine culture is growing, especially in the Millenial population; estimates show that the under-35 crowd makes up 23% of total wine consumption in the U.S. But what to drink?
They say the way to a man’s heart is food–baked goods specifically. But what happens when you bake said man a delicious muffin, only to find out that he’s gluten-free? If you’re Sadie Scheffer, you turn that knowledge into a business and start Bread SRSLY, a gluten-free (GF) bread company.