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Culinary Historians Of San Diego Present 'From Postum To Food Porn'

  • When Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Where e3 Civic High, 395 11th Ave., San Diego
  • Age limit All ages
  • Categories Culinary, Lectures
  • Cost Free

Culinary Historians of San Diego will present "From Postum to Food Porn: The Dynamics of Purity vs Pleasure in the American Psyche since WW2," featuring Betty Fussell, at 10:30 am June 21st, 2014 in the 6th floor Park Room of e3 Civic High at the San Diego Central Library. The school's entrance is at 11th and Island Ave.

Betty Fussell is the author of eleven books ranging from biography to cookbooks, food history and memoir. She is best known for her award-winning "The Story of Corn." Over the last half century, her work has appeared in a variety of national magazines, newspapers and journals, from Gastronomica to the New Yorker.

Her memoir, "My Kitchen Wars," was performed in Hollywood and New York as a one-woman show. Her most recent book is "Raising Steaks: The Life and Times of American Beef," and she is presently working on How to Cook a Coyote: A Manual of Survival in NYC. In 2013, Fussell moved from New York City to Montecito, CA, which she describes as a major survival tactic.

The event is free and open to the public.

Visit CHSanDiego.com or call 858-349-8211 for more information.

Location: e3 Civic High, 395 11th Ave., San Diego CA 92101 Google Map

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