La Cocina Online Auction
San Francisco’s inspiring food entrepreneur incubator, La Cocina is holding an online auction now through May 28. Proceeds will benefit the organization’s entrepreneurs, who are largely immigrant women working to launch self-sustaining food businesses.
Among the incredible items up for bid are:
- A New Orleans culinary tour with San Francisco Chef Traci des Jardins plus a multi-course dinner for 6.
- A two-day barbecue tour of the South on a private jet for 6 with Nick Pihakis, founder of Birmingham’s Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ. It includes dinner with Chef Sean Brock in Charleston or Chef Ashley Christensen in Raleigh.
- A Cambodian BBQ and house-brewed rice beer party for 20 on the patio at Oakland’s Nyum Bai.
- Cocktails on a boat ride on the Bay, followed by dinner for 6 at Dyafa in Oakland, where Chef-Owner Reem Assil will be cooking with Chef Daniel Patterson.
For a look at all the items up for bid, click here.
The New Moment at San Pedro Squared
Now, you can not only park your car at San Jose’s downtown Market-San Pedro garage, but do a little shopping, too.
Twelve parking spaces on the San Pedro side have been converted into four micro stores to help give greater visibility to new, small business owners.