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 It’s Hawaii July on Treasure Island

Come spend the day on Treasure Island, where this month’s Treasure Fest theme is Hawaii July. You’ll find terrific food, beverages, crafts, and antiques, including Hawaiian dishes, refreshing tropical cocktails, vintage tiki kitchenware, and Hawaiian apparel. DIY workshops, kids’ games, and entertainment keep the whole family engaged. Pets are welcome and parking is free. Admission:…

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Hands On Fish Workshops

Join Slow Food East Bay for an exploration of all things fish! Gain hands-on skills in the kitchen while also learning about the sustainability and seasonality of our local fisheries and how you can make the best purchasing decisions possible. Fish Butchery: Seafood Nose to Tail Adam Sewall of Sunrise Fish and Truc Vuong of…

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Oakland Crush

Oakland Crush 420 3rd St, Oakland 510.891.1024 oaklandcrush.com Best celebratory bubbly selection: Champagne Fleury 2002 Millésime Extra Brut. This is vintage-grower Champagne, run by the same family since 1895, certified biodynamic. Full-bodied and very dry. Pre-feast quaff: Wind Gap Soif. Soif is French for “thirst,” and this is definitely a thirst quencher. Savory, light, exotic…

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Bitter: A Taste of the World’s Most Dangerous Flavor, with Recipes

Review by Kristina Sepetys Bitter:  A Taste of the World’s Most Dangerous Flavor, with Recipes by Jennifer McLagan (Ten Speed Press, 2014) “Bitterness is a double-edged sword: it signals toxic and dangerous, but it can also be pleasurable and beneficial. In the kitchen, eschewing bitter is like cooking without salt, or eating without looking. Without bitterness…

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Occupy the Farm

ONE PLANT AT A TIME Occupy the Farm Comes to the Big Screen By Rachel Trachten   “We decided it was time not just to call on UC Berkeley to do something different with the land, but to actually do something different with the land.” These are the words of farmer Gopal Dayaneni, featured in the…

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