December 2014

Thu
04
Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
Thursday, December 4th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
Thursday, December 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From large celebrations to comforting dinners and small cocktail soirees, the holiday season is THE time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation.

Thu
18
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
Thursday, December 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the second big feast of the holiday season! Whether you're looking for a main course, sumptious sides or delicious desserts you're sure to find it during our chat. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Events At Nearby Stores

December 20: National Fried Shrimp Day
Saturday, December 20th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo Seafood Department,

December 20: National Fried Shrimp Day
Five Food Finds about Shrimp

1. Every shrimp is born male, then some mature into females.
2. It takes 2 pounds of wild fish to produce one pound of farmed shrimp.
3. Shrimp is the favorite seafood of Americans.
4. The “Pistol Shrimp” can fire water like a bullet from its claw, producing an incredibly loud pop.
5. The “Ghost Shrimp” is transparent, and therefore practically invisible in the water.

December 20: National Fried Shrimp Day
Five Food Finds about Shrimp

1. Every shrimp is born male, then some mature into females.

The Hunt for Healthy Choices
Saturday, December 20th
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo, $20 per family (Includes a signed copy of The 52 New Foods Challenge)

Make healthy eating a game for the whole family! Join Jennifer Tyler Lee, award-winning game creator and author of The 52 New Foods Challenge, for an afternoon packed with fun, family food adventures! Engaging games from Jennifer’s new book, like The New Food Scavenger Hunt, will have your kids clamoring for kale and begging for Brussels sprouts! Loads of prizes and gift bags packed with goodies from Edible Silicon Valley Magazine and Whole Foods Market. Delicious, healthy snacks included along with a signed copy of Jennifer's new book, The 52 New Foods Challenge. This is a parent + child event.

 

Instructor: Jennifer Tyler Lee, author of The 52 New Foods Challenge: A Family Cooking Adventure for Each Week of the Year, with 150 Recipes (Penguin Random House / Avery 2014)

 

Cost: $20 per family (Includes a signed copy of The 52 New Foods Challenge

 

Register:  http://smthuntforhealthychoices.eventbrite.com

Learn more about The 52 New Foods Challenge

Make healthy eating a game for the whole family!

San Mateo's Wine Tasting Schedule
Saturday, December 20th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo Specialty Department, donation required for tasting, must be over 21 to sample

Whole Foods Market San Mateo's Wine Tasting Schedule

No RSVP, Drop-In Only. Please—no cologne, perfume, or cell phones at wine tasting events. Must be 21 and over, ID may be checked at the discretion of the vintner. We reserve the right to stop opening bottles during the last hour of tasting. This schedule may change without notice.

 

Saturday, October 25th from 3-5pm Alluvial Wine

Saturday, November 1st from 3-5pm Spicy Vines Wine

Saturday, November 8th from 3-5pm San Francisco Mead

Friday, November 14th from 5-7pm Emmolo/Caymus Wines AND Youngs Wine (pssst...its our ONE Day Sale on Wine....more details to come!)

Saturday, November 22nd from 3-5pm Adventures in Wine

Saturday, November 29th from 3-5pm The Henry Wine Group

Saturday, December 6th from 3-5pm Adventures in Wine Holiday Sampling

Saturday, December 20th from 3-5pm Mercer Wine Estates