Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, other senior Obama Administration officials and civic education, government, business and philanthropy leaders gather to discuss the importance of civic learning and engagement in democracy for the 21st century. The event marks the release of “A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracy’s Future,” a new report to the Department of Education from leading civic scholars and practitioners, as well as the Department’s own report, “Advancing Civic Learning and Engagement in Democracy: A Road Map and Call to Action.” The event will also highlight the new American Commonwealth Partnership, which aims to bring together thousands of universities, colleges, community colleges, schools and other civic partners to promote civic education, civic mission and civic identity throughout all of education in the United States. January 10, 2012.
By Mabel Jiménez Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson, the husband-wife team who are chefs and co-owners of Tartine Bakery and Bar Tartine, talk about their favorite thing to eat in the Mission. What’s your favorite? Video Rating: 3 / 5
By Ashwin Seshagiri and Hunter Holcombe Yesterday, Eater named Anthony Myint the Empire Builder of the Year, and Mission Loc@l asked Myint to name the best thing he’s ever eaten in the neighborhood. See what he and Danny Bowein, his partner-in-crime at Mission Chinese Food, had to say. Myint is the man behind several neighborhood favorites that have opened in recent years, including Mission Street Food, Mission Burger, Mission Chinese Food and Commonwealth — all of which are founded on giving models, where portions of the proceeds go toward local charities and nonprofits. Since July, Mission Chinese Food has raised 405 for the San Francisco Food Bank.
Breville and Tasting Table are partnering to create One Night Only — a unique series of dinner events at the best restaurants with chefs around the country where a special menu is created inspired by Breville products. Danny Bowien and the Mission Street Chinese Food team created this masterpiece of a meal on February 15th 2012. Mission Chinese Food: Danny Bowien – chef/co-owner Anthony Myint – co-owner Video Production: Youngmi Mayer – videographer Joe Stillwater – producer/sound mixer Mission Street Chinese Food 2234 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA missionchinesefood.com Tasting Table www.tastingtable.com Breville http Video Rating: 4 / 5