Alibi V.18 No.2 • Jan 8-14, 2009
›› Food News Sizing up Vilsack What Obama’s secretary of agriculture pick means for the future of U.S. farming When former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack's name first surfaced as a possible secretary of agriculture, it triggered an outcry among progressive foodies. The Organic Consumers Association organized a massive campaign in which 20,000 e-mails opposing Vilsack were sent to the Obama transition team. Courtesy of National Hispanic Cultural Center Bosque Chile Festival
Entertainment, educational sessions, food trucks, beer and wine, artisans, chile roasting, chef demos and more.
Food French Night: Vive le Québec et la Poutine Wednesday, Aug 15: 5:40-7pm Casa Rondena Winery
Practice French conversation skills, vocabulary, pronunciation and culture for all experience levels. Enjoy music, light snacks and the first glass of wine included with admission.
Food Julia Child Birthday Wine Dinner Wednesday, Aug 15: 6pm Frenchish
Modern renditions of classic Julia Child recipes by Chef Jennifer James are paired with incredible French wines from Souther Glazer. Duck a l'orange, sole meuniere and more.
Food ¡Salud y Sabor! Cuba and Apples and Melons Thursday, Aug 16: 5:30pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Gather for cooking demonstrations with fresh, local ingredients, activities for kids and adults, health screenings and live entertainment with an emphasis placed on exploring traditional Hispanic dishes.
Food Lavender Delights Afternoon Tea Sunday, Aug 19: 1-2:30pm Fragrant Leaf Tea Boutique
A lovely afternoon with a three-course afternoon tea showcasing fragrant and savory lavender, accompanied by two teas.
• Salsa Dance Party!!! 8.18.2018