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'Film to Table' event at Jacob Burns, Pleasantville!

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by gutreactions 18 days ago

The Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville will be hosting another 'Film to Table' event on Wednesday, March 20th at 7 p.m. The featured movie will be one of the culinary classics: Tampopo, along...

'Crazy Rich Asians' made me hungry!

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by gutreactions 6 months ago

With all the talk surrounding this movie, we had to go see it. Very entertaining! And those titillating food scenes: making dumplings at the table, over-the-top feasting at the mansion, the food st...

City of Gold (movie) and Boston restaurants that fit the mold

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by GreyFloors 3 years ago

I will start off by recommending the movie City of Gold which is about the LA Times reviewer Jonathan Gold. We saw it at Kenmore. I have been a Gold fan forever (he won the Pulitzer almost a deca...

Snacks for Steven Spielberg Movie Nights

ZoeyCovey
by ZoeyCovey 1 year ago

In charge of snacks for Steven Spielberg double headers (ET and Goonies) & (Jaws & Jurassic Park)

True Grit cooking trivia

scarmoza
by scarmoza 8 years ago

In the 2010 version of True Grit, Moon and Quincy are preparing some sort of meal on the fire in the lean-to when Rooster arrives. What is it they are cooking in the pot on the fire? I couldn't ma...

'Film to Table' event at Jacob Burns, Pleasantville...

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

The Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville has announced a 'Big Night & Tasting' on Monday evening, Oct. 23rd. starting at 7 pm. It is a celebration of the popular foodie film Big Night released ...

The Founder Trailer: Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc

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by patsully 3 years ago

Keaton's been the lead in the last two Best Picture winners. We'll see if he can get three in a row.

"The Cheese Nun" for a wine & cheese party

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by vicki_vale 12 years ago

At last I've got my hands on the documentary film "The Cheese Nun", which follows an American nun on a Fulbright to study artisanal cheese-making in France. A perfect foil for a cheese tasting par...

Monterey Bay Aquarium, 3/3, "Of the Sea" film screening & reception (free)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"Fish are the last wild food on the planet. What can we learn from fishermen about the ocean and our relationship to it? Come to the Aquarium to watch Of the Sea, a film about the lives and work of...

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by EM23 3 years ago

New movie about a chef in search of three Michelin stars. http://www.eater.com/2015/9/28/9410299/bradley-cooper-chef-film-burnt-london-darth-vader-official-trailer

In Search of Israeli Cuisine Film & Dinner, 12/4 & 11, Sebastopol

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Final screening of the Jewish Film Festival is _In Search of Israeli Cuisine_ on 12/4. Dinner based on the movie offered by La Bodega of the Sonoma Wine Shop in Sebastopol on 12/4 and 12/11. Mor...

Of the Sea: Fishermen, Seafood & Sustainability @ The Roxie, 11/13

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Sunday, November 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM The Roxie Theater, San Francisco OF THE SEA tells the story of 5 California fishermen and presents a compelling story of the future of sustainable seafood...

Jarritos, "The Journey"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"... Entitled 'The Journey,' Luna’s two-minute spot for Jarritos connects images of Mexicans crossing the desert with archival footage of European immigrants arriving to American shores generations...

Flood warning kind of day

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by smilingal 2 years ago

Enjoyed such a delightful day while the pool almost overflowed and the basement flood was thankfully absent! Started with a golden nugget found in the depths of the freezer. A quart of my vegetari...

Alka Seltzer (Ginger Fizz)

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by syrup09 2 years ago

In the Disney Channel movie Invisible Sister an affected moth falls into a drink of a girl drinking Ginger Fizz, which is a Cherry version of Alka Seltzer. After she drinks the mix she become...

"Tsukiji Wonderland" documentary

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by od_sf 2 years ago

This documentary looks great, it is supposed to be a in-depth look at the market, as well as an "ode" of sorts to it since it is closing soon. Released in Japan in October. More info and trailer he...

City of Gold documentary

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by num nums 3 years ago

Playing this week at the Bloor Cinema is this doc on LA food critic Jonathan Gold. Just saw it tonight and really enjoyed it. Coincidentally I was just in LA a month ago. I wish I had seen this bef...

King Georges (Perrier/LBF Documentary)

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by agozoic 3 years ago

I watched "King Georges" off Amazon last night ($6.99 rental) and it's an entertaining 75 minutes. I wouldn't say it's very insightful as to why the end of the line had finally come for LBF other t...

City of Gold (Jonathan Gold doc) heading to Sundance in '15

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by MagnoliaGardens 4 years ago

I realized with Counter Intelligence he's a culinary tour guid, a literal L.A. expert - the city and the food. Kudos.

Bourdain appears in The Big Short...

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by gutreactions 3 years ago

In my annual effort to see the films nominated for awards, went to see The Big Short recently and much to my surprise Anthony Bourdain shows up in the film. The movie is about the flim-flam that to...