The Labor Day Picnic Presented by Target wrapped up the weekend. Times
test kitchen director Noelle Carter and chef Zoe Nathan (of Huckleberry and Milo & Olive) hosted. The event included cooking demos by Nathan, Osteria Mozza
's Nancy Silverton, and Judy Han of Mendocino Farms, as well as a Q&A with French Laundry
chef Thomas Keller. Times
columnist Steve Lopez hosted a cook-off between firehouse chefs, and Carter moderated a roundtable with this year's Battle of the Burgers champs. The picnic welcomed all ages, with tastings and activities just for kids. The event's Target-branded picnic area had an Archer Farms gelato stand, picnic tables, porch swing, and giveaways like Target red cookie cutters.
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