Public Meetings


Join Us For Our Ninth Season of Free Educational Seminars, 2021-2022

We're Back! We are holding our public meetings LIVE at the Downtown San Diego Central Public Library. The library currently limits attendance to 50% capacity, and all in attendance are required to wear masks.

The public is invited to join us for presentations on the third Saturday of most months, starting at 10:30am. While the Neil Morgan Auditorium undergoes some upgrades and construction, this year’s meetings will be held in the Shiley Suites event room on the ninth floor of the San Diego Central Library, located at 330 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101. Underground parking is available via the 11th Street entrance of the Central Library building. The following parking rates are currently in effect: First two (2) hours free with validation for library users. Validation is available in the first floor lobby.

Our Ninth Season: 2021-2022

Sep 18, 2021, “Oyster: A Global History” by Carrie Tillie, via Zoom
Oct 16, 2021, “Modern Kosher: Global Flavors, New Traditions” by Michael Gardiner, LIVE!
Nov 20, 2021, “The History of Rum” by Richard Foss, LIVE!
Jan 15, 2022, “Indigenous Foods and Native Subsistence: Living off the Sustainable Landscape” by Richard Carrico
Feb 19, 2022, “The Lost Cuisines of California” by Richard Foss
Mar 19, 2022, “They Came Bearing Bread” by Jim Chevallier
Apr 16, 2022, “Foie Gras: The Delicacy and the Controversy” by Andrew Coe
May 21, 2022, “Food Evolution” by John Lang
Jun 18, 2022, “It’s Boba Time!” by Yong Chen


“The Lost Cuisines of California,” by Richard Foss

CHSD presents “The Lost Cuisines of California,” by Richard Foss, 10:30 am February 19, 2022, Shiley Event Suite, downtown San Diego Central Public Library. ...
Feb 19, 2022
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Darlene Shiley Event Suite
330 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101
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