Category: On the Town

What is BevCon? Your Next Beverage Industry Conference in Charleston

“What is BevCon?” The question came again and again, even from industry folk. After awhile, I felt like was a spokesperson for the event, proselytizing to the unconverted. So what is BevCon™? Held August 22-24, 2017, in the always delightful town of Charleston (in spite of the sweltering heat of August), BevCon is a beverage industry conference that just completed… Read more →

Food Lovers & 49ers: Michael Mina’s Guest Chef Series at Levi Stadium Football Games

This article was first published here at Table8 where I am national editor. The third season of Michael Mina’s Tailgate parties — a food lover’s feasting extravaganza for season ticket holders (annual membership is $3500, including all pre-season and regular season home games) at Levi’s® Stadium Bourbon Steak and Bourbon Pub — is the best season yet. A world class… Read more →

16 of the Bay Area & World’s Top Chefs Cook Together for One Night

Last year, the unforgettable S.Pellegrino Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle entailed some of the best chefs in the world switching places/restaurants around the globe for one night only, with my dinner at Coi cooked by none other than the chef of Mugaritz in San Sebastian, Spain. On July 11, they did something different but similarly exciting. Last night’s Gelinaz! Walk With Us… Read more →