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Sink your teeth into BiteLife, our annual event celebrating all things edible. Explore the science of taste and flavor with demos, talks, and samples from some of the Bay’s most innovative tastemakers including The Perennial and Impossible Foods.

If you’re planning a dinner party, consistency is key: Find out how you can prepare the perfect meal with sous vide - the newest oldest cooking craze - with a demo from Nomiku.

Always wanted to make your own mozzarella balls? Get started on your new hobby with a mozzarella stretching demo from Kirstin Jackson, cheese and wine expert and author of It’s Not You, It’s Brie.

Learn how to bake bread with Kernza, a new type of perennial supergrain, with the help of The Perennial, one of San Francisco’s most forward-thinking restaurants when it comes to sustainable eating.

They’ll also talk about the future of sustainable beef and ranching - and offer samples of their beef tartare. What’s the latest in food innovation?

Get a taste of the future with partners from San Francisco’s LAUNCH Festival, the world’s largest startup event.

Rethink health and food consumption with Bauman College, which offers programs in holistic nutrition and culinary arts.

Learn how museum specimens from the UC Berkeley Museum of Paleontology allow scientists to study diets and gastronomy through the ages and how scientists can use archaeological samples and ancient DNA sequencing to learn about the process of domestication in sunflowers and other crops.

Does your face get bright red when you drink? Learn about alcohol facial flushing syndrome with Dr. Jeewon Kim, research associate at Stanford.

Increase your protein intake with Bitty Foods’ cricket flour-powered treats and Don Bugito’s sweet and savory edible insects, inspired by pre-Columbian Mexican cuisine.

Food doesn’t have to be photo-worthy to be tasty - learn how to use Imperfect Produce’s “ugly” veggies in unique ways.

Thursday, 11/16/17


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$15 General, $12 Members

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California Academy of Sciences

55 Music Concourse Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94118

Phone: (415) 379-8000
Website: Click to Visit