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Time for Goat Fest, Silicon Valley Restaurant Week and More

The kids from Redwood Hill Farm. (Photo courtesy of Redwood Hill Farm)

The kids from Redwood Hill Farm. (Photo courtesy of Redwood Hill Farm)

Fifth Annual Goat Festival

Who can resist these cute little kids?

You’re sure to melt when they make their usual appearance at the 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 20 Goat Fest at the Ferry Building Marketplace in San Francisco.

The goats are from famed Redwood Hill Farm in Sebastopol, which celebrates 45 years in business in 2013.

In addition to getting up close and personal with the goats at the fest, co-hosted by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture, you’ll get a chance to see cooking demos, sample goat milk products, and talk to producers.

All events will take place in the CUESA classroom in front of the Ferry Building.

Cheryl Forberg, nutritionist for "The Biggest Loser'' will appear at the fest. (Photo courtesy of CUESA)

Cheryl Forberg, nutritionist for “The Biggest Loser” will appear at the fest. (Photo courtesy of CUESA)


Get Ready for Silicon Valley Restaurant Week

Silicon Valley Restaurant Week,” which happens in October, is expanding to include a spring edition, April 24-May 1.

During that week, participating restaurants will offer a three-course prix-fixe dinners for a special price.

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“Edible Selby” Book Events, Silicon Valley Restaurant Week & More

Photographer Todd Selby’s Food-Centric New Book

Fab photographer and illustrator, Todd Selby, has turned his lens on the food world.

The result is Edible Selby (Abrams), a quirky new book that showcases the kitchens, gardens, homes, restaurants, and workplaces of more than 40 food and drink purveyors, including a sea forager in the Bay Area, a Neapolitan pizza maker in Tokyo and a roof-top farmer in Brooklyn.

Each profile is accompanied by Selby’s illustrations, a hand-written questionnaire and a recipe. If that weren’t enough fun, the book also features his illustrated refrigerator magnets.

Meet Selby at a series of upcoming events in the Bay Area:

* Bar Tartine in San Francisco, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 22. Tartine Bakery’s Chef Chad Robertson will be joined by Chef Danny Bowien of Mission Chinese Food in San Francisco and New York, Chef Russell Moore of Camino in Oakland, New York Chef Ignacio Mattos, and Bar Tartine’s Nick Balla and Cortney Burnes. The chefs will be making sandwiches inspired by the book. Sandwiches are sold individually. Or you can pay $60 to receive a sandwich, book, and Selby tote bag.

* Bar Jules party in San Francisco, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 23. Price is $45 per person, excluding drinks. To purchase, call (415) 621-5482.

* SFMOMA book signing in San Francisco, 5 p.m. Oct. 25. Selby will be signing his book, as will James and Caitlin Freeman of Blue Bottle Coffee, who will sign their book, The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee (Ten Speed Press). At 6 p.m., join the three for a conversation. At 7 p.m., head up to the museum’s rooftop for a reception at the Blue Bottle Coffee Bar. Free with museum admission.

Time for “Silicon Valley Restaurant Week”

Today though Oct. 24, participating restaurants in Silicon Valley will be offering special three-course, prix-fixe dinners.

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