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On the Menu: The Jemima Code and California Cuisine

Maggie Borden

September 14, 2016

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Here’s a taste of what’s on tap today at JBF.

 

Beard on Books, 12:00 P.M.
JBF Award Winner Toni Tipton Martin, The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks

Toni Tipton-Martin snagged a 2016 James Beard Award for The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks, her masterful exploration of the contributions of African-American women to our nation's culinary landscape. Pages after pages of reproduced archival materials and recipes upend the historical stereotype of black women in the kitchen as illiterate "Aunt Jemimas," proving how instrumental these oft-ignored chefs were to our dinners and diets.

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Celebrity Chef Tour / Danville, CA, 6:30 P.M.
Host Chef Rodney Worth / Bruce Kalman, Union, Pasadena, CA / Tu David Phu, Feastly, San Francisco / Josh Schwartz, Del Dotto Winery, St. Helena, CA / Tim Wood, Carmel Valley Ranch, Carmel, CA / Mixologist Manny Hinojosa, Bacardi USA

Experience the diversity of California cuisine when Celebrity Chef Tour, our national dinner series, makes a stop in Danville for a one-night-only collaborative feast crafted by some of the state’s finest chefs.

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For all upcoming Beard House dinners, check out our events calendar.