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Foodie Agenda: Cheesemaking, Mollusks, and More

Photo Courtesy of Acquerello

Photo Courtesy of Acquerello

Sunday, April 21

If the weekend’s sunny weather has you craving seafood, check out the April Mollusk Misfit Dinner at the Grand Cafe! Chef Alicia Jenish has come up with a unique mollusk-themed menu, which includes Wild Little Neck clams, Oysters Three ways, and more. The special menu will be offered a la carte for dinner each night until Monday. Reservations can be made here. 501 Geary St. San Francisco

Master the art of cheesemaking with a one-day introductory class at the Cheese School of San Francisco. Linda and Larry Faillace of Three Shepherds Cheese will guide you through cheese history, the biology of cheese, the art and science of cheesemaking practice, hygiene and sanitation as well as give you resources for equipment, supplies, and recipes. Try your hand at making quark, ricotta, feta, and more! Reserve a spot here. 2155 Powell St. San Francisco

Monday, April 22

If you’re looking to sample the creations of some of San Francisco’s most talented chefs, then head to Acquerello on Monday. As part of The Dinner Party Project, a series of unique pop-up dinners, Executive Chef Suzette Gresham will be joined by her chef de cuisine Mark Pensa, and Chef Adam Tortosa from her new venture, 1760. Together, they will create a collaborative dinner featuring Italian-inspired California cuisine and an extensive wine list. Tickets are $150 here. 1722 Sacramento St, San Francisco

Thursday, April 25

Brasserie S&P at the Mandarin Oriental is teaming up with Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese to deliver a Cheese and Wine Dinner. The evening will feature local artisan cheeses from Sonoma County, and specially selected wine pairings with every course. Reservations can be made here. 222 Sansome Street, San Francisco

Friday, April 26

As the Berkeley Wine Festival continues, Silver Oak Cellars will be celebrating with a reception and dinner at the Claremont Hotel and Spa. Winemaker Daniel Baron will be highlighting all the best wines that the vineyard has to offer, including Twomey Cellars pinots, merlots and cabernets from Silver Oak¹s Alexander Valley and Napa Valley. Tickets are $165 here. 41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley