Dining Around with Joel Riddell

Saturday, February 8th  2014          

Live from the Capital of American Gastronomy



Guests include

10:30am @PocoDolceSF

Kathy Wiley, Proprietor of Poco Dolce Confections

2419 3rd StreetSan Francisco, CA94107 www.Pocodolce.com 

* Available at fine retailers like Salumeria, FogCity Market, BiRite, Pasta Shop in Berkeley, Whole Foods Markets and beyond



Victoria Wise, Co-Author of “Bold, A Cookbook of Bold Flavors”, published by Workman www.WiseKitchen.com

Author of many articles and cookbooks including the “Armenian Table Cookbook, 165 Treasured Recipes that Bring Together Ancient Flavors and 21st Century Style”.


11:30am #MatuaWines

Bill Spence, Founder and Ambassador of Matua Winery, New Zealand www.Matua.co.nz * 40th Vintage of Sauvignon Blanc wins gold & trophy at the International Wines and Spirits competitions of Hong Kong and China


12:00noon –@John_Birdsall @JonKauffman

John Birdsall Senior Editor of Chow, Food Writer www.Chow.com

Jonathan Kauffman, Editor of Tasting Table’s San Francisco Edition www.TastingTable.com

Worked together on the SF Magazine “Our Big Hot Mexican Moment”. On the Mexican restaurants www.SanFranMag.com


12:30pm – In the Studio @alloverbeer @Maltyrich

Brian Stechschulte Executive Director of the San Francisco Brewers Guildwww.BrianStechulte.com 

Rich Higgins, Master Cicerone, Brew master and Consultant www.RichHiggins.com


SF Beer Week going on now!



Reports back on

Dinner at La Nebbia – 1781 Church StreetSFCA94131415-874-9924 www.LaNebbia.com

* Amazing Neighborhood Spot

Massimiliano Conti and Lorella Degan Husband and Wife Owners

La Ciccia Restaurant 291 30th St, San Francisco, CA (415) 550-8114 www.laciccia.com


Urban Putt *South Van Ness at 22ndwww.UrbanPutt.com

·        Steve Fox, CEO and Greens Keeper

·        Christopher Myers, Imaginator

·        Andrew Roth, Audio Archeolotist

·        Matt Hollis, Architect

·        Chef Dane Boryta

·        Cocktails – Scott Baird and Josh Harris of Bon Vivants


In the Mission

·        William Werner Craftsman and Wolves

·        Dandelion Chocolate * the V-Day Events

·        Southern Pacific

·        South Paw bbq sf – 2170 Mission Street

·        Moose Juice Company – Valencia

·        BetaBrand


Gay Vanity Wedding Show 


Sunday February 9th


Academy of Friendswww.AcademyofFreinds.org

Return to the EmeraldCity – Gala

Sunday March 2nd 2014

·        Sponsors – Clear Channel Media + Entertainment

·        Nordstrom, Swiss International, Terra Gallery, Ketel One Vodka, Kimpton, Gumps, FitnessSF,


Mercedes Benz of San Francisco

1-800-New-Benz www.1800NewBenz.com

500 8th Street at Howard




www.giftafeast.com  800-453-6768

A Feast of Kisses” is $49.95, not including shipping


Lunar New Year Dinner Jan 25th Feb21st

MY China – 4th Floor under the Dome of the

WestfieldSan Francisco www.TasteMyChina.com