Events

 Freedom Art Jam
Art & Dance Party for Passover
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Noon- 4 pm

The Jewish Museum presents a family-friendly art and dance party for Passover. Kids can celebrate by dancing to 60′s tunes from Baby Loves Disco as well as the folk-inflected beats of David Grover & Grover’s Gang (“Go Down Moses,” “Man Come Down to Egypt” and “The Matzah Song”). After hitting the dance floor, kids can craft collage books to playfully illustrate favorite recipes and memories from the Passover holiday with Beyond Bubbie.

 

Hazon Jewish Food Festival – Bay Area
Oshman Family JCC
Palo Alto, CA
$18 General Admission ($25 at the door)
$15 Seniors and Students ($20 at the door)
$5  Children 8-13 ($10 at the door)
Children under 8 are FREE

Join us for a Beyond Bubbie Bake-Off.

Iron Bubbie Bake-Off with Reboot’s Beyond Bubbie
Feast of Jewish Learning
South Peninsula Night of Jewish Unity
Date: Sunday, May 18
Time: 1:00-6:00 PM
Location: OFJCC, Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
Fee: Free

“Add a cup of sugar.” “No, it was a half cup of sugar.” “That’s not how Bubbie made it.” Does a similar conversation happen in your kitchen? Well come into our kitchen and show us how you make it. Join us for our version of Top Chef with an Iron Bubbie Bake-Off. Chocolate chips, raisins or Craisins? Sprinkles or brown sugar? How will you make your sugar cookies and whose will impress the group?We will gather for Bubbie Talk, a discussion of stories, memories and recipes and then break up into cooking groups to share family recipes that touch on themes of identity and tradition while we mix up our own version of Bubbie’s Cookies.
Bring your own recipe and story to share and to be uploaded to our www.BeyondBubbie.com website. Recipes submitted will be put into a drawing to win a Beyond Bubbie gift bag at the event.

Past Events:

 

Beyond Bubbie’s Kitchen
JCCSF
Tuesday, Apr 1
Starts at: 7:00 pm
Standard $30
Members get 10% off.

 

Join us for a celebration of Reboot‘s Beyond Bubbie project in an evening dedicated to food, family, and the stories that link them. Emcee chef Joey Altman will be joined by Delfina’s Craig Stoll, Jardiniere’s Traci Des Jardins, AQ and TBD’s Mark Liberman, Saul’s Deli’s Peter Levit, Town Hall and Salt House’s Mitchell Rosenthal, tablehopper.com founder Marcia Gagliardi and more.*

 

Food sampling and recipes will be shared. Yum. Don’t miss it.

 

*Participants subject to change.

BBK Challenge: What’s Your Story?

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Osaka
Boston, MA

The first BBK Challenge was a cooking competition… This year it’s all about the stories! Every bubbie has a recipe, and every recipe tells a story.  Join us for an evening of food and family inspired stories at Osaka, hosted by the funny and talented author and filmmaker Michelle Cove. You won’t want to miss stories by:
Ruth Nemzoff, author of Don’t Bite Your Tongue
Jason Schwartz, editor at Boston Magazine
Jon Papernick, author of The Ascent of Eli Israel
and more!

This event is presented by the New Center NOW Cooking Circle and Beyond Bubbie (a project of Reboot). Beyond Bubbie’s Kitchen (BBK), a New Center cornerstone event, is celebrating it’s 5th year of challenging Boston’s top chefs to creatively modernize traditional Jewish dishes.

 

Iron Bubbie Bake-Off with Reboot’s Beyond Bubbie

Celebrating the Diversity of Jewish Life in Silicon Valley

Sunday, January 26th, 2014
Doors open at 1:00, first class begins at 1:30. Click here for a schedule of the day.

Register by Saturday, January 25th, and be entered into a raffle to win a fabulous prize. $10 general admission, $8 students/seniors/kids, ages 4 and under are free.
Full kosher buffet and childcare included in the ticket price.

“Add a cup of sugar.” “No, it was a half cup of sugar.” “That’s not how Bubbie made it.” Does a similar conversation happen in your kitchen? Well come into our kitchen and show us how you make it.

Join us for our version of Top Chef with an Iron Bubbie Bake-Off. Pecans or walnuts. Raisins or Craisins? Sprinkles or frosting. How will you make your cookies and whose will impress the judges?

We will gather for Bubbie Talk, a discussion of stories, memories and recipes and break up into cooking groups to share family recipes that touch on themes of identity and tradition while we mix up our own version of Bubbie’s Cookies.

Presented with First Person Arts, Temple University’s Feinstein Center for American Jewish History, What is Your Food Worth?, and Reboot’s Beyond Bubbie.

Visit Bubbie at Thanksgivukkah LA

November 29, 2013
11 am- 4 pm
Pico Union Project
1153 Valencia St.
Los Angeles, CA

Come visit Bubbie at Thanksgivukkah LA. Bring your recipes and stories to Bubbie’s Bowl and you could win a care package from Beyond Bubbie complete with Paula Shoyer’s The Holiday Kosher Baker, a gift certificate from Got Kosher, Beyond Bubbie Swag, a copy of the first Jewish cookbook in America, a challah for your mama and more!

Give Back to Bubbie

November 24, 2013
10:00-12:00 noon
Rodeph Sholom
7 West 83rd Street
New York

Want to meet Bubbies on the Upper West Side and deliver food packages to them for Thanksgiving? Join Beyond Bubbie, as we team up with DOROT, for a day of giving back to Bubbies in our community. Email dina@rebooters.net to sign up to be a part of this program where we will deliver food to the home-bound and get to hear their stories about the food that made them who they are.

Book Soup

Nov. 24, 2013
10:30 a.m – 12:30 a.m.
Folio Books
3957 24th St, San Francisco, CA
Free and open to the public

Love your Bubbie’s (Grandma’s) matzo ball soup? Remember sitting in the kitchen while a boiling pot of soup embraced you in warmth? With the holidays coming up, now is the time to share those recipes and stories with your own children. On Nov. 24, 2014 “Cook” with your children by creating your own heaping bowl-ful of Matzo ball soup using yarn and other materials during the free hands-on Beyond Bubbie activity at Folio Books. Create recipe cards to share yummy food memories and browse a healthy selection of holiday children’s books and recipe books.

In My Grandmother’s Kitchen
Thursday, December 12
7:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History
Philadelphia, PA
$25/$18 NMAJH and First Person Arts Members
Registration required

We’re cooking up a night of storytelling about kitchens and the food, family, love, and life that fill them.

Film still, Lubin Manufacturing Company, Philadelphia, ca. 1910. Donated by Jean M. Fulton in honor of Dr. Deborah M. Pressman and Cecilia Lubashur Neuman

Beyond Bubbie
Thursday, November 14, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Toronto, ON

 

Join us for an evening dedicated to food, family, and the stories that link them together. Appealing to all the senses, this event is an opportunity to celebrate Toronto’s rich and diverse food traditions and the shared tradition of learning recipes from your grandmother.

 

Hosted by David Sax author of “Save the Deli.” Featuring bubbie-inspired performances by Toronto’s best storytellers, a cappella tunes by the Varsity Jews and treats by Project HaMotzi.

 

Co-produced by Miles Nadal JCC, Ontario Jewish Archives, Shoresh, and Reboot.

Shabbat Out LA
Friday, November 15, 2013
7PM
AKASHA Restaurant, 9543 Culver Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232
$25 per person*
Limited tickets (first-come, first-serve)
Parking: FREE two hour parking at the public lot on Watseka Avenue, with additional public parking and metered spaces within a 5-minute walk.
*Included in the price of your ticket is appetizers, dinner, dessert, soft drinks, tea, and coffee. All young adults in their 20s and 30s are invited to Shabbat Out LA, a monthly Shabbat experience occurring at a variety of restaurants throughout the City. On November 15, AKASHA Restaurant hosts us for an evening filled with rustic new American cuisine. Inspired by Reboot’s Beyond Bubbe project, as well as Thanksgiving and Hanukkah, let’s utilize this Shabbat Out LA to share a favorite recipe with the group and Akasha Richmond, AKASHA Chef/Caterer and restaurant owner. Be sure to email jccwow@jewishla.org., with your favorite recipe, your name and the recipe’s creators name.

Recipes will be compiled and provided to Shabbat Out LA participants via email after the event.

Give Back to Bubbie
September 15, 2013
11:30 am
New York

Want to meet Bubbies on the Upper West Side and deliver food packages to them for the holidays? Join Beyond Bubbie, as we team up with DOROT, for a day of giving back to Bubbies in our community. Email dina@rebooters.net to sign up to be a part of this program where we will deliver food to the home-bound and get to hear their stories about the food that made them who they are.

Open Sources

April 9, 2013
7:00-9:00 pm
639 14th Avenue
San Francisco, CA

Join Jewish LearningWorks, Kevah and Lerhaus Judaica for an evening of learning with adults from all denominations, knowledge backgrounds and observance. Take part in a class with a Bay Area educator or study with a partner from an array of texts. Interested in food and the bible? Utilize the Beyond Bubbie source sheet and get some food for thought.

Freedom Art Jam: Art and Dance Party for Passover
March 31, 2013
Noon – 4:00 pm
The Jewish Museum
New York, NY

Baby Loves Disco. Passover Pop Art. Freedom Mural and Beyond Bubbie. Sounds like an awesome kids’ party. Join Bubbie in remembering your favorite recipes and stories. Love your Bubbie’s matzo ball soup? Create your own heaping bowl-ful using yarn and other materials. Create recipe cards to share yummy food memories. Free with Museum admission. Ages 3 and up.

Cooking Jewish: Passover Made Easy with Dawn Kepler
March 14, 2013
9:30 am – 11:00 am
The Osher Marin JCC
San Rafael, CA

Not everyone who holds a seder grew up with Passover traditions. Dawn Kepler will share tasty Passover recipes, shortcuts and tips for engaging children and spouses of all ages in the holiday.

Beyond Bubbie: Tales from the Kitchen
March 18, 2013
7 pm
Ministry of Stories
London

What happens when you mix savoury storytelling and nectarous nosh with a splash of schnapps? An evening of performances dedicated to food, family recipes and the stories that link them together.

Come and join us as the stories overflow. Raconteurs will include Jay Rayner (Food Critic, The Observer); Singer-Songwriter Ana Silvera; Itamar Sruolvich (Owner, Honey & Co) Edd Kimber, the Boy who Bakes and food artist, Caroline Hobkinson (Stirring with Knives). Each of our guests will share a story about food, family or something that connects the two.

All profits raised from Beyond Bubbie will be donated to The Ministry of Stories, a wonderful non-profit creative writing centre in Hoxton, East London co-founded by Nick Hornby, Lucy Macnab and Ben Payne that helps local children and young people develop their writing www.ministryofstories.org

Tickets are £10 in advance or £12 on the door.

The Beyond Bubbie Project is powered by Reboot
With thanks to The Meringue Girls and others for foodie treats

Beyond Bubbie: Tales from the Kitchen
January 16, 2013
92Y Tribeca
New York

What happens when you mix savory storytelling and delish dishes with a splash of schnapps? A performance dedicated to food, family recipes, and the stories that link them together. Join MC David Sax (Save the Deli) as the stories overflow like your Bubbie’s boiling chicken soup. Raconteurs include Mo Rocca (My Grandmother’s Ravioli, CBS Sunday Morning & Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!), Carla Hall (The Chew, Top Chef & Cooking with Love), Joan Nathan (New York Times Contributor and cookbook author), Jack Dell (Katz’s Deli) & others. Want to join in on the show? Share a one-minute story with writetobubbie@gmail.com and you could be chosen to dish out your culinary guru’s story.

Beyond Bubbie: A Night of Stories, Memories, and Food
January 24, 2013
Contemporary Jewish Museum
San Francisco

Imagine a mash-up of grandma’s recipe box and an episode of Iron Chef. Throw in a handful of storytelling, a bit of nosh and a splash of wine and you’ll get an evening dedicated to food, family recipes, and the stories that link them together.  Evening includes the “Iron Bubbie Cook-Off” with Wise Son’s Deli’s Leo Beckerman teaming up with comedian Lynn Ruth Miller to compete against Evan Bloom and his mother Linda Bloom. Sommelier Amy Goldberger teams up with comedian Caitlin Gill in the “Sommelier and the Whiner.” Bi-Rite purveyor Sam Mogannam interviews his mom about food and memory. Additional storytelling and recipes by The Kitchen Sisters of NPR, Karen Leibowitz of Mission Street Food and more.

Cooking Jewish: Baking & Braiding Challah
January 17, 2013
9:30-11:00 am
The Osher Marin JCC
San Rafael, CA

Chana Scop, a longtime teacher of gourmet kosher cooking classes, will share the mitzvah of making challah and braiding techniques. You’ll take home challahs to share—just in time for Shabbat.

Who’s Your Bubbie? Reflect. Share. Eat.

November 13, 2012, 7 pm
Skirball Cultural Center
Los Angeles

Join Pulitzer Prize winning LA Times Food Critic Jonathan Gold, Cooks County Owner/Chef Roxana Jullapat, James Beard Award winner David Sax & Micah Wexler of Mezze with Evan Kleiman of KCRW’s Good Food. Throw in a handful of storytelling, a tasty nosh, and a splash of wine and you’ll get an evening dedicated to food, family recipes and the stories that link them together.

Co-sponsored by Reboot and IKAR

Bubbie Talk: Stories, Memories and Recipes
December 6, 2012
Hazon Food Conference
Isabella Freedman Retreat Center
Falls Village, Connecticut

“Add a cup of sugar.” “No, it was a half cup of sugar.” “That’s not how Bubbie made it.” Does a similar conversation happen in your kitchen? Join us to learn why and how you can preserve your most cherished foods. We will watch clips from Dishing Up the Past and share family recipes that touch on themes of identity and tradition. Bonus: You know Bubbie always has a little treat!

Beyond Bubbe
December 11, 2012, 7 pm
Sixth and I
Washington, D.C.

Join Not your Bubbe’s Sisterhood for Beyond Bubbe. In connection with the launch of beyondbubbie.com—Sixth & I’s Executive Director, Esther Safran Foer, and Suzanne Stutman, a practicing psychotherapist and mom to Sixth & I’s Rabbi Shira, share stories about food and family, being career-minded bubbes, the evolution of what it means to be a “bubbe,” and what they wish they’d known when they were younger. The convo will continue with talk of all things bubbe—her impact, her inspiration, and her secret recipes.

Cooking Jewish: The Secrets of Matzah Ball Soup with Chef Jeff & Rabbi Lezak
December 11, 2012, 9:30-11:00 am
The Osher Marin JCC
San Rafael, CA

Chicken soup—a.k.a. “Jewish Penicillin”—is perhaps the most iconic of Jewish dishes. Learn how to cook up the perfect pot and to make light-as-a-feather matzo balls with Chef Jeff Kirshbaum, head chef of the Mitzvah Kitchen, and his class sous chef, the always inspiring and entertaining Rabbi Michael Lezak of Congregation Rodef Sholom.

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