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SAMIN NOSRAT & LINDY WEST In Conversation with Allison P. Davis

April 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+0



Monday, April 29, 2019, 7:30 pm
Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater

Series: Social Studies

Samin Nosrat is a cook, teacher, and author of the James Beard Award-winning cookbook Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat. She is an Eat columnist at The New York Times Magazine and the host and executive producer of the Netflix original documentary series based on her book. Nosrat learned to cook at Chez Panisse, alongside Benedetta Vitali and Dario Cecchini in Italy, and at the former restaurant Eccolo in Berkeley. As an undergrad at UC Berkeley, Nosrat studied poetry with Bob Hass, Shakespeare with Stephen Booth, and journalism with Michael Pollan.

Lindy West is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times and the author of the New York Timesbestselling memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman, as well as the forthcoming essay collection The Witches Are Coming. In 2018 West adapted Shrill as a half-hour comedy for Hulu. Set to air in 2019, the show stars Saturday Night Live‘s Aidy Bryant.  West’s work has also appeared in This American Life, The GuardianCosmopolitan, GQVultureJezebel, The Stranger, and others. She is the founder of I Believe YouIt’s Not Your Fault, an advice blog for teens, as well as the co-founder of the reproductive rights destigmatization campaign #ShoutYourAbortion.

Allison P. Davis is a senior culture writer for New York Magazine’The Cut, and a contributor to GQ.   She’s profiled artists ranging from Lena Dunham to Michael B. Jordan, and written on subjects ranging from the first female rapper to sex robots. Davis is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley School of Journalism.


April 29, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+0
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City Arts & Lectures
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Sydney Goldstein Theater
275 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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