7 Days of Women in Food

Restaurants act as metaphors for the places that we live. As business owners, they are manifestations of ourselves, an opportunity to share something personal, something honest. As customers, we dine in restaurants not just to celebrate but also to learn, to experience newness and to find comfort. 

 
 
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El Buen Comer + Rich Table SF + Melissa Chou

Hosted at 3435 Mission St. | San Francisco, CA 94110 by Chef/Owner Isabel of El Buen Comer in collaboration with Sarah Rich of Rich Table and Pastry Chef Melissa Chou of Mister Jiu's.

 
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Reem's California | Preeti Mistry | Jessica Moncada

Hosted at 3301 E 12th St. #133 | Oakland, CA 94601 by Chef/Owner Reem Assil of Reem's California in collaboration with Top Chef Preeti Mistry of Juhu Beach Club and Navi Kitchen; and beverages by: soon-to-open Proof: Oakland Bottle Shop's Jessica Moncada and Calicraft Brewing Company. 

 
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Rasoi | The Progress/State Bird Provisions | Calicraft Brewing Co.

Hosted at The Workshop | 1525 Fillmore St. | San Francisco, CA 94115 by Chef Heena Patel of Rasoi in collaboration with Chefs Nicole Krasinski and Stuart Brioza of State Bird Provisions; and Calicraft Brewing Company. Dinner location is accessed by stairs through The Progress.

 

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Minnie Bell's Soul Movement | A16 SF

Sariwa | A16 Oakland

A16 invites La Cocina-born Fernay McPherson of Minnie Bell's Soul Movement to A16 SF and Aileen Suzara of Sariwa to A16 Oakland as Guest Chefs, each featuring a special dish in honor of Festa Della Donna. Make your dinner reservation at A16. With thanks to James Beard Award-winning A16's Wine Director, Shelley Lindgren, on this evening, these dinners' proceeds benefit La Cocina.

A16 SF | 2355 Chestnut St. | San Francisco, CA 94123 | Make a Reservation

A16 Oakland | 5356 College Ave. | Oakland, CA 94618 | Make a Reservation

 
 
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Bini's Kitchen | Jardinière | Hirsch Vineyards

Hosted at the La Cocina Commissary Kitchen by Chef/Owner Bini Pradhan of Bini's Kitchen | 2948 Folsom Street | San Francisco, CA 94110 | An intimate kitchen experience, closer than Chef's Table, in collaboration with Chef Traci Des Jardins' kitchen crew of Jardinière and wines by Jasmine Hirsch of Hirsch Vineyards.

 
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El Pipila | Calicraft Brewing Co.

Hosted by Chef/Owner Guadalupe Guerrero of El Pipila in collaboration with special guest chef to be announced!

 
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Alicia's Tamales Los Mayas | Cala | St. George Spirits 

Hosted at 23682 Clawiter Rd. | Hayward, CA 94545 by Chef/Owners Alicia Villanueva of Tamales Los Mayas in collaboration with Chef Gabriela Cámara's kitchen crew of Cala Restaurant, with specialty drinks by St. George Spirits, Del Maguey Mezcaland Cali Craft Brewing Co.

4:30 | Meet at La Cocina at 2948 Folsom Street in San Feancisco for a hosted Bus ride to Alicia's factory in Hayward, featuring on-the-road cocktails by St. George Spirits

5:30 | Dinner at Alicia's Factory to conclude at 7:00 pm

7:00 | Bus ride back to La Cocina in San Francisco by 8:00 pm

 
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Nyum Bai | Fig & Thistle | Calicraft Brewing Co.

Hosted at 3340 E 12th St #11 | Fruitvale, CA 94601 | Hosted by Chef/Owner Nite Yun of Nyum Bai with signature cocktails created by Angel Davis of Fig & Thistle and Calicraft Brewing Co.