Los Angeles

Emily in Italy: Meeting Carlo Petrini, meeting local farmers

UNISG On Thursday I had my first meeting at the University of Gastronomic Sciences, which is my primary affiliation for my Fulbright grant. Arriving in Colorno, I was struck with the beauty of the campus […] Read More >>>

2008 Slow Food Events

Friday, August 29, through Monday, September 1, will be Slow Food Nation weekend in San Francisco. Plans are developing for the event, which will bring together farmers, food artisans, consumers, commentators, and others for a […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: Chef/Farmer Lunch and Orchard Tour in the Land of Pixie Tangerines

Slow Food Ojai/Ventura and Slow Food Los Angeles invite you to join us for a special chef/farmer lunch and orchard tour in Ojai on Sunday, February 25. This is a rare opportunity to learn first-hand […] Read More >>>

Chef-Farmer Series: McGrath Family Farms & Mélisse

Join us for the first event in our 2007 Chef-Farmer Series as farmer Phil McGrath of McGrath Family Farms teams up with Chef Josiah Citrin of Mélisse in Santa Monica for an extraordinary evening dedicated […] Read More >>>

Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre

Several members of the Los Angeles convivium, along with friends from the Los Angeles area, have been attending the Salone and Terra Madre for the last five days. Although technology has cooperated, we’ve been so […] Read More >>>

Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre

Several members and friends of the Los Angeles convivium will be heading to Turin during the next week to attend two international Slow Food gatherings: Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre. Held every other year, […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: Full-Moon Harvest Dinner

Our friends in the Ojai/Ventura and Santa Barbara convivia have asked us to share the following invitation with Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends: Best-selling cookbook author Anna Thomas will host a special Full-Moon […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: Perfect Peach Pie

Learn to make perfect peach pie with a pure peach flavor and a buttery, flakey crust. Organic ingredients from the Hollywood Farmers’ Market will be used. This event raises funds to send our convivium’s delegate, […] Read More >>>

Event Announcement: Pizza! Pizza!

Learn to make crisp, thin-crusted pizza in your home oven at this special class. Organic ingredients from the Hollywood Farmers’ Market will be used. This event raises funds to send our convivium’s delegate, Grady Atkins, […] Read More >>>

Slow Food in the news

The national office of Slow Food alerted us to the following news about Slow Food this week. Enjoy! Sylvia Poggioli’s report on Terra Madre for NPR A New York Times Op-Ed piece by chef Dan […] Read More >>>

Terra Madre: A Slow Food Initiative

Carlo Petrini sent the following message to convivium leaders regarding an event that will be held in conjunction with this year’s Salone del Gusto. Read on… Dear Convivium Leader: In another action aimed to reshape […] Read More >>>