Thursday, January 21, 2010, 7:00pm to 8:00pm at WildFire Grill and Lounge
“Bitter Sour Salt Suite” by Bruce Adolphe, performed by Susan Waterbury and Ithaca College President Tom Rochon. A set of evocative musical vignettes about food and drink, each preceded by a humorous poem by Louise Gikow.
Sunday January 24, 12;00pm to 1:00pm Statler Lecture Hall
"For Love of Chocolate” Sarah’s Patisserie Chef and chocolatier Tammy Travis will lead the audience through the depth and breadth of cacao and chocolate and will demonstrate how to temper chocolate for dipping. Gavin Sacks is a Cornell expert on taste and smell, and will give the real story behind why we love chocolate and maybe even why it’s good for you. Samples to be given away, with chocolates for purchase.
Sunday, 6:30pm to 7:30pm Statler Hotel Ballroom, $20 (Limited seating)
“The Locovore’s Guide to Beer” Dan Mitchell of Ithaca Beer and Duncan Hilchey of Cornell University’s Department of Development Sociology share the secrets of what make’s home grown beer special… and how to know what you’re tasting.