Fri Aug 18, 2023

Taste of Then

A Storytelling Party about Food and Memory
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Back Pocket and Presidio Theatre present Taste of Then: stories about food and memory.

Join us, as we break bread with tradition, relish in the present and feast on nostalgia.



* Martha Mendoza is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press journalist whose reporting has helped free over 2,000 enslaved fishermen and prompted action by the U.S. Congress and the White House. She has also won an Emmy for her Frontline documentary.

* Rachel Levin is a writer whose works have appeared in the New Yorker, Bon Appétit, New York Times, and more. In 2022 a piece she wrote was selected for Best American Food Writing. She is the author of four books.

* Carly Severn is a Senior Editor at KQED and has worked on the California Report Magazine, Bay Curious and KQED Arts. She’s formerly the host of The Cooler podcast.

* Don Reed is an American actor, writer, producer, director and comedian. He has been nominated for three Primetime Emmys and has appeared in The Tonight Show, HBO, Showtime, Cosby Show, Spiderman and more.

+ more to be announced

*Live musical compositions* by Tristen De Liege



San Francisco Edible a magazine telling the story of how the city eats, drinks, and cooks.




COVID-19 Safety

Please see our Covid-19 Safety policy for current requirements.


This event is ticketed through Eventbrite.

If you have questions, please contact the Presidio Theatre Box Office at or 415-960-3949.


Fri, Aug 18



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