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18th Hour: Making Mozarella & Tasting Tomatoes
Date Monday August 24
Time 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
593 Guerrero St., San Francisco, CA, 94110
Event Type Teach-In
Emailinfo [at]
Mozzarella and Heirloom Tomato Tasting Class
This is a ticketed event, $20 per ticket.

Tickets may be purchased here:

Please note that material covered will be the same as in the class that was taught on Monday 8/3.

Join Bi-Rite farm manager Simon Richard and cheese buyer Anthea Stolz for an evening dedicated to the simple summer pleasures of heirloom tomatoes and fresh mozzarella.

Anthea will demonstrate how to make fresh mozzarella, which we'll pair with Simon's tomatoes for a caprese that the class will eat. We'll taste through a selection of fresh mozzarella and Burrata offerings, from as close as Berkeley's Belfiore, to Gustosella buffalo mozzarella imported from Southern Italy, and Italian Burrata from southern Italy's Caseifico Maldera.

You'll also learn about different types of tomatoes and taste the fruits of Simon's labor, from Cherokee Purple with its dusty pink flesh to the fruity Black Prince, to the marbled flesh of the Striped German and the tangy Green Zebra.

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18 Reasons Memberships now available!

Become a member of 18 Reasons - a not-for-profit organization - and along with our eternal thanks, you'll receive invitations to members-only tastings, dinners, and art openings, as well as a special thank you gift from some fine establishments in the neighborhood. More importantly, you'll help keep this space alive.

Memberships cost $40 and are available at 18 Reasons and at Bi-Rite Market, or by email to info [at] Members receive a card which is good for one year, and which you can use for a one time promotion at each of the following businesses:

* free single scoop at Bi-Rite Creamery
* free rental at Fayes Video and Espresso Bar
* $5 off a pizza at Delfina Pizzeria
* $5 gift card to Dolores Park Cafe
* $5 gift card to Bi-Rite Market
* $5 gift card to Tartine

That's $30 worth of great food and movies plus a membership for $40! Thanks to these local businesses for helping support 18 Reasons.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Aug 4th, 2009 4:34 PM
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