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92Y Presents Francine Segan’s World of Tasting – Dinner with Socrates: Feasting in Ancient Greece

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Engage in tantalizing tales and samplings of the foods and dining customs of ancient Greece, including the philosopher’s writings on wine, health and even dinner party seating. Discover the ancient Greek food myths on everything from how Athens got its name to why Zeus punished the honeybee. Besides learning the origins of candles on a birthday cake, flower girls at weddings, throwing a pinch of salt over our shoulder and what the first Olympic athletes ate, you’ll discover the health secrets of Hippocrates, Plato and Socrates.

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Date:
March 20, 2012
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
$40.00
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92Y
Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street
New York, NY United States
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