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Seven Favorite Things: Pot + Pantry

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away. And that's just the beginning. 

As you prepare for holiday parties -- whether you're playing or gifting the host(ess) with the most(ess) -- stop by the Mission's Pot + Pantry for fun kitchenware with local flavor. Take a peek at our top picks. 

August 15th is Drink Wine With Dinner Day

We’ve got an official day for just about everything from dance to dogs, so why not a day to honor the culinary delights of pairing food and vino and the community this tradition creates? 

Rick Bayless on Celebrity Chefs, Mexican Avocados and the Perfect Shrimp Cocktail

Born in Oklahoma City, to a family of grocers and restaurateurs best known for their down-home barbecue, Top Chef Masters season-one winner Rick Bayless has established himself as one of America’s foremost authorities on Mexican cuisine, translating more than three decades of research and in-kitchen experience into a multimedia culinary empire, locally represented by the Frontera Fresco restaurant in Union Square.

This past weekend, Bayless, the more soft-spoken brother of former San Jose Mercury News sports columnist Skip, visited the Sunset Magazine campus in Menlo Park to share cooking tips and samples of his award-winning dishes with Chase Sapphire cardholders attending the 14th annual Sunset Celebration Weekend, two days of gourmet foods and fine wines.

'Julie & Julia' Makes for a Half-Baked Meal

It was an inspired gamble. Julie Powell, then a low-level government employee in her late 20s and looking, as she put it, “to pull myself out of a tailspin of secretarial ennui,” embarked on a quest to follow all 524 recipes detailed in Julia Child’s epic 1961 cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, in the span of a single year. Powell chronicled her experiences in a candid, sharply written blog, and a culinary star was born.

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