Upcoming Talks

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JANUARY


Luxury Foods
Thursday, January 25
Dallas Women's Club
Dallas, TX


Undiscovered Italy: Lombardy—Milan, Pavia & More
Monday, January 29

Reception following the lecture includes tastings of Calvisius Caviar & Grana Padano DOP cheese.

Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC



FEBRUARY


From Icebox Cake to Molecular Gastronomy: 100 Years of Food Trends
Thursday, February 15
7pm

Discover how feminism and the invention of the refrigerator combined to give us icebox cake and "sorority salad" and why Prohibition sparked a candy boom. We'll trace 10 decades of food fads & end with the cutting edge – and very edgy – trends popular today.

92nd St Y
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MARCH


From Calling Cards to Cotillions: NYC's Elegant Gilded Age
Thursday, March 15
7pm

The Gilded Age – spanning from the 1860s through WWI – was a time of calling cards, horse drawn coaches, afternoon tea, cotillions, lawn parties, and formal dinners... a time when even picnics were served on fine china. Learn the calling card equivalent of "unfriending" someone and why the nutmeg grater was the must-have accessory of the 1890s. The event includes a trivia contest & tastings.

92nd St Y
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