Cookbook Potluck Party Recap

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Club Dine In! and Slow Food SF co-hosted a cookbook potluck party at JAX Vineyard’s beautiful loft on Sunday. We had about 20 people bring a dish from the cookbook Cooking With Italian Grandmothers by Jessica Theroux. Jessica who lives in the Bay Area also came to the party. Gina from California Olives and Olive Oils (COOO) set up an olive oil and olive tasting table for us. We got to taste three of the amazing olive oils and the olive from which the oils are produced.  I was introduced to COOO at the Fort Mason Farmer’s Market, which I have been going to consistently on Sunday mornings for the last six months.  During the summer, they were the only ones selling fresh lemons. JAX Vineyard also poured a glass of their Taureau and Chardonnay.  I loved their Taureau. Overall, the atmosphere was causal, warm, and friendly. Just like a dinner party should be.

JAX Vineyard's loft in SOMA

Old and new friends mingled over olives, olive oil, and wine.

The space was comfortable enough for everyone to enjoy each others' company. Dava, of Slow Food SF, gave an introduction to the cookbook. Jessica talked a little bit about her experience in documenting the grandmothers and her time in Italy.

We watched a delightful short film that Jessica made in Italy.

There was an abundance of food made from the recipes in the chosen cookbook.

Convivial Table

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2 thoughts on “Cookbook Potluck Party Recap

  1. What a great event! Great food, great people, incredible venue! Nimisha, you hit the nail on the head… a fantastic potluck! Can’t wait for your future events…

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