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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Sandor Katz, Gettin' Tangy at Omnivore Books

Posted By on Wed, May 11, 2011 at 12:39 PM

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Sandor Katz and Wild Fermentation

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

When: Fri., May 13, 6-7 p.m.

Cost: Free

The rundown: If you're a fermentation fetishist like Sandor Ellix Katz, no doubt you long ago calendar-alerted May 13 and brewed up a special batch of Nepalese rice beer to put down for the afterparty. If you're more of a fermentation amateur, here's a tip: Showing up at Friday evening's live appearance by Katz (feel free to call him Sandorkraut) might offer all the inspiration you need to whip up a mess of black-eyed pea-oat-seaweed tempeh. Sandorkraut's enthusiasm for natural fermantation in bread, pickles, yogurt, miso, kimchi, and other products of wild-yeast industriousness is, well: spritzy. Maybe Omnivore's Celia Sack will crack a window or something.

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