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  • 18 Reasons 3674 18th Street San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States (map)

A hands-on cooking class culminating in dinner served with wine.

Italians love to celebrate seasonal, truly fleeting produce. They have a knack for making simple seem special, and they know how to transform a small basket of vegetables into a feast for a crowd. Viola Buitoni will show us the way.


Puntarelle alla romana
Roman style puntarelle with anchovies and garlic dressing

Tortino di carciofi della mamma
My mother's artichokes pancake

Crostata di scarola alla siciliana
Sicilian escarole tart

Cardi gratinati
Cardoons au gratin

Zucca in agrodolce
Sweet and sour winter squash

Minestra di sedano rapa con mandorle e caprino
Celery root soup with almonds and goat cheese

Cicorie e aglietto al forno
Baked chicories and green garlic

Pesto di foglie d'inverno con aglietto e noci americane
Winter greens pesto with green garlic and pecans

*Menu subject to changes based on produce availability