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Friday, February 25, 2011

Niloufer Ichaporia King at Omnivore

Posted By on Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 8:13 AM


Niloufer Ichaporia King and My Bombay Kitchen

When: Sat., Feb. 26, 3-4 p.m.

Where: Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez (at Church), 282-4712

Cost: Free

The rundown: Never heard of her? Pity. Niloufer Ichaporia King is the behind-the-scenes bubbe of Bay Area Parsi cooking, a source of inspiration for Foreign Cinema's Gayle Pirie and John Clark, Hayes Street Grill's Patty Unterman, and above all Alice. In fact, every spring ― for Parsi New Year ― King orchestrates a holiday dinner at Chez Panisse more exclusive than a seat at Willie's table at Le Central. No, SFoodie's never been; you've never been. You can, however, catch a whiff of cumin-scented magic when King appears at Omnivore Saturday afternoon.

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