934 Brannan
San Francisco, California 94103

Join co-hosts Lex Leifheit & Irina Zadov for a monthly dinner party where writers and foodies come together to eat, write, and share. Discover local chefs and writers, bring a dish on our monthly theme, and participate in our creative competition for edible and literary prizes!
March’s theme is “Unsaid: Stories Between Bites.” House opens at 6:30pm and space is limited. Tickets are $10 in advance, $5 with a potluck dish, or $12 at the door and include refreshments and delicious eats. Cash bar.

This month's event will also include a creative competition of on-the-spot writing inspired by the theme.

Literary guest Bill Berkson’s recent books include BILL, with Colter Jacobsen; Lady Air; Portrait and Dream: New & Selected Poems; Not an Exit with Léonie Guyer; and a collection of art writings, For the Ordinary Artist. From 1984 to 2008 he taught art history and literature at the San Francisco Art Institute.

Literary guest Micah Ballard was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and lives in San Francisco. Recent books include Evangeline Downs, Easy Eden, Parish Krewes, Poems from the New Winter Palace, and forthcoming from City Lights in fall 2011, Waifs and Strays. He currently co-directs the MFA in Writing Program USF.

Culinary guest Yasmin Golan of Calico Pie Edibles and Delights is a UC Berkeley History alum turned culinary artist who studied cooking at several of the Bay Area's best artisanal restaurants before turning her attention to the art of celebratory and community dinners and classes. Her great-grandparents ran a boarding house that made wine during Prohibition and fed hungry neighbors during the Great Depression. She can be found foraging and cooking locally in order to support a sustainable North American food system at [email protected]

The SOMArts (South of Market Arts, Resources, Technology, and Services) Studio Series is an informal assemblage of arts classes and events designed to encourage the production of contemporary work by artists of all ages and skill levels in San Francisco.

Official Website: http://www.somarts.org/programs/feast-of-words-a-literary-potluck/

Added by Irina Zadov on February 20, 2011

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