MSG: Friend or Foe?
Taught by Sarah Lohman
Sarah Lohman is a culinary historian and the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed book Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine. She focuses on the history of American food as a way to access stories of women, immigrants, and people of color, and to address issues of racism, sexism, and xenophobia. Her work has been featured inTheWall Street Journal andThe New York Times, as well as onAll Things Considered; and she has presented across the country, from the Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington, DC to The Culinary Historians of Southern California. She is also 1/2 of the Masters of Social Gastronomy, a monthly food science and history talk at Caveat NYC, with Brainery co-founder Jonathan Soma.
May 19th talk canceled, sorry all!
What is Umami? Find out with Sarah Lohman of Four Pounds Flour as she tracks MSG back to its source in traditional Japanese food and tells the story the man who discovered it more than a century ago. Then, she'll explore modern-day interpretations of MSG, from its role in “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome” to its many relatives hiding in everyday foods. Myths will be deflated and truths laid bare!
This talk takes place at Threes Brewing (333 Douglass Street, Brooklyn), and each ticket includes a small beer from the selection on tap made by Threes Brewing, gratuity included.
Doors will open at 6pm, with the talk beginning around 6:20pm. Be sure to grab your drink before then! 21+