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BiteLife NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)

California Academy of Sciences | 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA

“NightLife” at California Academy of Sciences | Thursdays

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week.

  • Thursdays from 6-10 pm
  • Tickets are usually $15 with certain weeks being $20
  • Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Sink your teeth into BiteLife, their annual event celebrating all things edible. Just in time for Thanksgiving, gather ‘round for demos and workshops on how to make the most of your Thanksgiving meal.

Schedule of events

Bite into the Impossible
(Academy Cafe)
6:00 – Until Supplies Last*

Join us at the Academy Cafe for a taste of the future! Sink your teeth into an Impossible Burger, the game-changing, plant-based burger that’s as delicious as it is sustainable.

Plus, try special chef’s creations like Impossible Pizza or Impossible Chili for sale in the Academy Café. *We highly recommend arriving early to snag a bite!

Reimagining Sustainable Food
(African Hall)

7:30 pm – Join insect entrepreneurs Monica Martinez of Don Bugito and Megan Miller of Bitty Foods for a lively discussion of the cultural history and numerous benefits of edible insects. (Yes, there will be snacks!)

8:30 pm – Learn more about the sustainable Kernza grain and about sustainable beef from The Perennial, “America’s Most Sustainable Restaurant.”
Cooking Tricks & Tips
(East Pavilion)

7:00 pm – Learn how to make Mozzarella at home from cheese expert and It’s Not You It’s Brie author, Kristin Jackson.

8:00 pm – If you’re planning a dinner party, consistency is key: Find out how you can prepare the perfect meal with sous vide—the newest oldest cooking craze—with a demo from Nomiku.
Food Innovators
(Project Lab)
6:00 – 10:00pm

What’s the latest in food innovation? Get a taste of the future with partners from San Francisco’s LAUNCH Festival, the world’s largest startup event.

Learn from THE skull expert Ray Bandar about the different way animal jaws develop in to adapt to food.

Learn how museum specimens from the UC Berkeley Museum of Paleontology allow scientists to study diets and gastronomy through the ages.

Rethink health and food consumption with Bauman College, which offers programs in holistic nutrition and culinary arts.

Food doesn’t have to be photo-worthy to be tasty—learn how to use Imperfect Produce’s “ugly” veggies in unique ways.
Music in the Coral Reef by DJ Andy Cabic.

Event Details

Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Club / DJ, Lectures & Workshops
Address: 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA
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