Join the mad scientists at Counter Culture Labs in Oakland and learn to make liquid nitrogen ice cream, farm cheese, Fight Club soap, mad science mocktails, and more. Come for a full day of Valentine’s workshops or choose one or two favorites. Cost: $20 per workshop. See details and signup links below:
Saturday February 16
Counter Culture Labs
4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland
Cheese Making (and Eating!), 11am–noon:
Make a lovely crumbly farm cheese, then scarf it all up on French bread for brunch.
Fight Club Soap and other DIY Cosmetic Recipes, noon–2:30pm:
Make soap from scratch, and mix in some nice fragrances too.
Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream & Other Fun, 2:30–4pm:
Smash some roses, shrivel party balloons, then pig out on instant ice cream.
Love is a Bitter Pill, but We Can Make it Sweeter…with Miracleberries, 4–5:30pm:
Hack your taste buds with a little berry that makes sour foods taste sweet!
Mad Science Mocktails & Cocktails, 5:30pm–7:30pm:
Fluorescence, spherification, dry ice—these cocktails have it all (except alcohol)!