Upcoming Talks

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OCTOBER


Italy's Sweets: Nutella & other Italian Chocolate Treats
Thursday, October 4
7 PM

Discover Italy's chocolate history, which begins with Christopher Columbus who "discovered" chocolate in the New World! Includes tasting of imported Venchi Chocolates.

92Y, NYC
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Sicily's World of Food and Culture
Tuesday, October 9
6:45 PM

Sicily bears fascinating traces in art, architecture, and cuisine of the many civilizations that have ruled it over the centuries. In fact, a visit to the largest island in the Mediterranean is like a one-stop trip to Europe, Africa, and Asia. Afterward, enjoy a reception of Sicilian desserts & wines courtesy of Falanga Sabra Cookie Company and Washington's Pearson's Wine & Spirits

Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC
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Chocolate! Cioccolato! Schokolade! Chocolat!
Wednesday, October 10
6:45 PM

Discover the role Christopher Columbus and Casanova played in chocolate's history, how decadent high society enjoyed it in the 17th century and modern innovations like bacon & salt chocolate! Followed by receptions with tastings of imported Italian Venchi & Bonajuto chocolate.

Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC
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Foods of Puerto Rico: Francine Segan in conversation with Sam Lopez
Monday, October 15
7 PM

Three time bodybuilding champion, amateur boxer, and wellness expert, Sam Lopez, discusses Puerto Rican culture, food, and his unique 10-seat pop-up restaurant with 92Y's very own resident food historian, Francine Segan. Talk will include a tasting of a pastelon -Puerto Rican lasagna- and a raspberry toasted almond topped flan.

92Y, NYC
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Tasting Italy with America's Test Kitchen
Tuesday, October 30
7 PM

Francine moderates panelist Jack Bishop of America’s Test Kitchen & Eugenia Bone, co-author of Tasting Italy: A Culinary Journey.

92Y, NYC
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NOVEMBER


Shakespeare's Kitchen
Saturday, November 3
11AM – 1 PM

Somerset Country Library System, New Jersey



Dining & Doing Good: Francine Segan in Conversation with Emma's Torch Founder Kerry Brodie
Monday, November 5
7 – 8 PM

92Y, NYC
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DiPaolo: A Century of Gourmet Food History in the Lower East Side with tastings
Thursday, November 8
7 PM

The DiPaolo family has been selling Italian food from their iconic Little Italy gourmet shop since 1925. Enjoy a tasting of fine Italian foods including Grana Padano PDO cheese.

92Y, NYC
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CHOCOLATE
Saturday, November 10
8PM

Canyon Ranch
Lenox, MA
For Ranch guests only



DECEMBER


100 Years of Food Fads
Tuesday, December 4
10 – 11 AM

Town Hall South
Pittsburgh, PA



CHOCOLATE
Saturday, December 15
8PM

Canyon Ranch, Lenox, MA.
For Ranch guests only