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SAVOR THE NIGHT WITH M.F.K. FISHER – THE ART OF EATING

Tuesdays are for tasting. Taking a page from M.F.K.’s writing, we will gather for some of the things that make us most human: food, conversation, stories, and quality time. Kick off the evening with a deeper look at the woman behind the magic, hear from the filmmakers, and then tuck in for a simple, sensuous French meal from Chef Marc-Henri of Maison Porcella in Lo & Behold’s homey setting.

 

Director Gregory Bezat, Chef Kyle Connaughton (SingleThread), food writers Jerry Di Vecchio and Michele Anna Jordan, and Producer Gary Meyer will be in attendance.

 

5:30PM – Feature film at Longboard Vineyards
7:30PM – Dinner at Lo & Behold from Chef Marc-Henri of Maison Porcella

 

Three-course dinner, local wines from Cartograph Wines, and the screening are included in the ticket price. This event is included in PLATINUM PASSES.

 

FILM SYNOPSIS:
The Art of Eating honors the life and legacy of intrepid mid-century California food writer M.F.K. Fisher, who elevated cooking from a domestic chore to a critical study of life itself. Described by W.H. Auden as “the best prose writer in America,” the under-recognized Fisher helped introduce Europe and the world to America’s burgeoning culinary scene all while sounding the alarm over the industrialization and commodification of our food. Perhaps more importantly, she forever transformed the 1950s-era background figure of a woman in the kitchen into a living, breathing subject with dazzling ideas, passionate emotions, and insatiable appetites. Featuring compelling testimony from Alice Waters, Jacques Pepin, Julia Child, Annie Lamott, Ruth Reichl, John Ash, Michele Anna Jordan, and SingleThread’s Kyle and Katina Connaughton, among others, the film demonstrates how Fisher was not just a trailblazer in gastronomy and literature who published more than thirty books, but a feminist icon who urged us all to live our best lives, especially by breaking bread and communing with the people we care about most.

 

 

 

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