Cookbook Signings, a Giants Block Party + More Tasty Events
Here's what's on the San Francisco foodie agenda this week.
Burma Superstar Dinner + Book Signing
Burma Superstar founder Desmond Tan and his coauthor Kate Leahy will toast the release of the restaurant's eponymous cookbook with a special dinner and book signing at Burma Love on Thursday. Tickets ($120) include a signed copy of the book as well as a feast: chicken with mint, wok-tossed broccoli, chili beef, pumpkin pork stew, and, of course, that famous fermented tea leaf salad. // Thursday, Apr. 6, 6:30pm, 211 Valencia (Mission); get tickets here.
King Solomon's Table Cookbook Lunch at Mourad
Join James Beard Award–winning author Joan Nathan for a special luncheon ($105; price includes lunch, drinks, and a book), featuring recipes from her latest cookbook, at Mourad on Monday, April 10. King Solomon's Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking From Around the World brings to the modern kitchen more than 170 traditional dishes spanning the millennia, including Yemenite chicken soup, spinach and feta bourekas, and hummus with preserved lemon and cumin. Yum. // Apr. 10, 11:30am to 2:30pm, 140 New Montgomery St (SoMa); get tickets here.
Chef Corey Lee
Corey Lee + Kwangjuyo Ceramics at Asian Art Museum
Join chef Corey Lee (Benu, In Situ) for a talk with Korean ceramicists Lucio Cho and Daeyong Kim for a talk ($5) about Korean dining and their collaborations in creating truly unique dinnerware for Lee's San Francisco restaurants. // Thursday, Apr. 13, 7pm, at Asian Art Museum, 200 Larkin St (Civic Center), asianart.org
Atwater Tavern's Opening Day Block Party
It's Giants season! And to celebrate, Atwater Tavern is hosting an opening day block party with DJs, cocktails, and food just steps from AT&T Park. Consider your pre-game party planned. // Monday, Apr. 10, 10am to 9pm, 295 Terry A Francois Blvd. (Mission Bay), atwatertavern.com