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“How Prohibition Changed America” by Richard Foss

About the Culinary Historians of San Diego
Culinary Historians of San Diego (CHSD) is a nonprofit organization that provides the public with a history of food and drink and their roles in society, both locally and worldwide. Membership in this non-profit organization supports both CHSD activities and the culinary collection of the San Diego Public Library.

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Sep 20, 2014


10:30 am - 12:00 pm




Darlene Shiley Event Suite
330 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101

Darlene Shiley Event Suite, 9th floor, San Diego Public Library


  • Richard Foss
    Richard Foss
    Author, Speaker

    Richard Foss has been writing professionally since 1986 and has contributed to over thirty publications including the Encyclopedia of World Food Cultures and the Oxford Companion to Sweets. He taught culinary history at the Osher Institute/UCLA Extension, and is on the board of Culinary Historians of Southern California. He is the author of Rum: A Global History, and Food in the Air and Space. Currently, Foss is curating a project on food culture for the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, and also curating an exhibition called “Cooking Up a New West” for the Autry Museum of the American West.