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History Museum hosts native-foods tasting

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled “A Taste of Native American Foods” 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road.

The event will feature samplings of native foods and presentations on native foods and culture.

Glenn Hewitt, executive chef with Epicurean Group and an avid fisherman and hunter, will bring tasting bites of local fresh-frozen salmon.

Jessica Campbell, a nutritionist and vice chairwoman of Slow Food South Bay, will bring dried wild blueberries, dried fish and dried seaweed for tasting and discuss their nutritional benefits.

The Epicurean Group and Slow Food South Bay are event co-sponsors.

For more information, visit

Food journalist slated to speak in Mtn. View

Award-winning food journalist and author Mark Bittman is scheduled to headline Peninsula Open Space Trust’s Wallace Stegner Lecture 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Bittman will share insights from his 2015 documentary series “California Matters,” which addresses the intersection of environmental issues and food production in the state.

Tickets are $40.

For tickets and more information, visit

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