January 16, 2013
What happens when you mix savory storytelling and delish dishes with a splash of schnapps? A performance dedicated to food, family recipes, and the stories that link them together. Join MC David Sax (Save the Deli) as the stories overflow like your Bubbie’s boiling chicken soup. Raconteurs include Mo Rocca (My Grandmother’s Ravioli, CBS Sunday Morning & Wait, Wait...Don’t Tell Me!), Carla Hall (The Chew, Top Chef & Cooking with Love), Joan Nathan (New York Times Contributor and cookbook author), Jack Dell (Katz’s Deli) & others. Want to join in on the show? Share a one-minute story with email@example.com and you could be chosen to dish out your culinary guru’s story.
Beyond Bubbie: Stories from the Recipe Box
January 24, 2013
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Imagine a mash-up of grandma’s recipe box and an episode of Iron Chef. Throw in a handful of storytelling, a bit of nosh and a splash of wine and you’ll get an evening dedicated to food, family recipes, and the stories that link them together. Evening includes the “Iron Bubbie Cook-Off” with Wise Son’s Deli's Leo Beckerman teaming up with comedian Lynn Ruth Miller to compete against Evan Bloom and his mother Linda Bloom. Sommelier Amy Goldberger teams up with comedian Caitlin Gill in the “Sommelier and the Whiner.” Bi-Rite purveyor Sam Mogannam interviews his mom about food and memory. Additional storytelling and recipes by The Kitchen Sisters of NPR, Karen Leibowitz of Mission Street Food and more.
Cooking Jewish: Baking & Braiding Challah
January 17, 2013
The Osher Marin JCC
San Rafael, CA
Chana Scop, a longtime teacher of gourmet kosher cooking classes, will share the mitzvah of making challah and braiding techniques. You’ll take home challahs to share—just in time for Shabbat.
Beyond Bubbie is made possible with support of the Koret Foundation and the Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation.