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Good Food Awards Arrive; Le Ragnaie Posts Up at Tosca

THE EMBARCADEROTickets are still available for the Good Food Awards, which are going down Thursday night at the Palace of Fine Arts and will feature the winning sustainable products, along with a talk from Newman's Own's Nell Newman. For those on a budget, Saturday's GFA Marketplace at the Ferry Building is an affordable way to taste the winners, which include cheese, charcuterie, chocolate, beer, and more. [EaterWire]

NORTH BEACH—Winemaker Ricardo Campinoti of Le Ragnaie is dropping by Tosca Cafe tomorrow night from 5-8 pm to pour his wines, including three kinds of brunello di Montalcino, a rosso di Montalcino, and a Chianti. Sommelier Ceri Smith (Biondivino) says Campinoti "has a cult following in Europe, but isn't commercialized or known here stateside—yet." [EaterWire]

BERKELEYMission Cheese is crossing the Bay tomorrow night for a session at the Torpedo Room (a.k.a. Sierra Nevada's recently opened first non-Chico beer bar). For $25, they'll pair eight beers with eight cheeses. Tickets are only available in person at the Torpedo Room, so call before heading over to make sure some remain. [EaterWire]

OAKLANDRosetta Costantino, the chef and cookbook author specializing in Southern Italian (especially Calabrian) cuisine, is doing a special team-up tonight with Oakland's Desco, offering several of her dishes. Baked lamb shoulder with artichokes, rolled pork in tomato sauce, and "glutton style" swordfish will be available. [EaterWire]

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