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    • May 06, 2017
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Peony Seafood Restaurant
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    Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 6,  for the Karola Saekel Craib Excellence in Food Journalism Fellowship Celebration and Fundraiser

    Experience Oakland Chinatown at its bustling best and enjoy a Dim Sum luncheon with James Beard Award-Nominated Carolyn Phillips, author and illustrator of the Dim Sum Field Guide and All Under Heaven: Recipes from the 35 Cuisines of China in conversation with Sarah Fritsche of the San Francisco Chronicle.

    Carolyn will lead us through the luncheon featuring a wide range of savory and sweet Dim Sum. You will also:

    Enjoy Chinese zither music and sip traditional Chinese tea

    Gather with friends and colleagues 

    Meet previous fellowship recipients and celebrate their achievements

    Learn about Chinese teahouses, their traditional foods, and dining etiquette

    When: Saturday, May 6 from 12:30 -3:30 pm,  

    Where:  Peony Restaurant in Oakland Chinatown ( 388 9th Street,  #288 Oakland, CA 94607

    How: Convenient to BART (12th Street); ample parking in lot underneath building

    Price: Ticket price $75 includes lunch and a copy of the Dim Sum Field Guide.

    If you can't attend but would like to contribute, we so appreciate your donation:

    Net proceeds benefit Karola Saekel Craib Excellence in Food Journalism Fellowship

    Since 2010 this fellowship is given annually by the LDEI San Francisco Chapter to a promising Bay Area woman food journalist (not a Les Dames member) and has no application process or strings attached. The monetary award is presented as an acknowledgement for good works, and as encouragement to keep writing and to stay active in food journalism. 


Past events

January 23, 2017 Winter Business Meeting--CANCELLED
December 04, 2016 New Member Brunch 2016
November 13, 2016 A Literary Feast--Registration is Now Closed
September 19, 2016 LDEI-SF 2016 Induction Dinner
July 26, 2016 Exclusive Day at Stag's Leap Wine Cellars--CANCELLED
May 07, 2016 Les Dames' Garden Project Shower
April 01, 2016 Heath Ceramics Tour
February 13, 2016 MFK Fisher's "The Theoretical Foot"
January 18, 2016 Ancestral Potluck 2016
November 08, 2015 November 8: New Member Brunch
October 29, 2015 Save the Dates Oct 29-Nov 1: LDEI Conference
September 21, 2015 LDEI-SF Induction 2015
August 29, 2015 Bonny Doon Tour & Tasting Now Open to Guests: Space is Limited!
July 18, 2015 July 18: Sunset Magazine Lunch--SOLD OUT
June 01, 2015 Giusto's Central Milling and the original Della Fattoria
April 13, 2015 SHED Tour
January 31, 2015 Mead & Honey
January 12, 2015 Ancestral Potluck
November 09, 2014 SF Dames Potluck Brunch
October 25, 2014 Celebrate our Chapter's 25th Anniversary!
October 11, 2014 Spend the Day at McEvoy Ranch
September 22, 2014 Induction Dinner 2014
August 16, 2014 Fig Day!
July 24, 2014 Noe Valley Bakery Tour
May 16, 2014 MFK Fisher/Audobon Benefit
March 24, 2014 Cheese Meets Beer
January 27, 2014 Ancestral Potluck
November 10, 2013 New Members Potluck Brunch
November 02, 2013 Kitchen Memories
September 23, 2013 Induction Dinner 2013
July 09, 2013 Hakka Feast with Linda Anusasananan--SOLD OUT
June 02, 2013 The Art of Eating-MFK Fisher
May 07, 2013 Paris to Provence
April 08, 2013 IACP Reception
January 14, 2013 Ancestral Potluck
October 03, 2012 Green Table at Tres Sabores
August 07, 2012 Anatomy of a Start Up
May 19, 2012 Full Belly Farm Tour
March 24, 2012 Extra Virgin!
June 01, 1990 1990 Annual Meeting

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