SF Street Food Update: New Culinary Trends, from Foraging to Underground Farmer's Markets
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Blood doesn't get much bluer than that which courses through the veins of Karl von Habsburg, Imperial Prince and Archduke of Austria, Royal Prince of Hungary and Bohemia and Master of the Order of the Golden Fleece. But among his many glittering honors, his greatest title might be "Monuments Man." Like the characters in the recent film starring George Clooney, Archduke Karl works to save cultural artifacts and historical sites in danger of destruction. A widely acknowledged specialist on international humanitarian law and cultural heritage protection, his current work is focused on crisis-ravaged parts of Africa and the Middle East. Come meet a living link to the past (he is a descendant of Archduke Ferdinand whose assassination ignited World War I) and hear more about his fascinating present-day work. Learn More
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Featured review from Linda
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The information was okay, but I expected something more, at least some tips on how I, a culinary specialist, might join up with the two farmers markets. I later wondered how to contact them. The moderator questions could have been more thorough.
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Learn more about the Underground Farmer’s Market and foraging in the Bay Area at ForageSF.
Learn more about the Commonwealth Club’s INFORUM program.
Learn more about SF Cart Project and use their Street Food Finder to find local street food near you at the "SF Cart Project ":http://www.sfcartproject.com/website.
_SF Street Food Update: Underground and Off the Grid _
Matt Cohen, Founder, SF Cart Project (Off the Grid)
Additional panelists TBA
The city’s bursting at the seams with street food, our city blocks featuring everything from trucks selling kimchi tacos to carts wielding bacon créme brulee. What about the other foodie trends working their way up the haute cuisine ladder? INFORUM’s group of epicurean innovators will give you a taste of what’s going on in the culinary underworld. Learn which neighborhood blocks grow the most umami mushrooms as we give you the dirt on foraging. Or maybe you’ll get inspired to go public with your chipotle peanut brittle after hearing about the Underground Farmers Market, a new haven for outlaw urban eaters. Join us for a look at what’s fresh on the alternative food scene, both the trends and the motivations behind them.
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