Playwright Philip Kan Gotanda is interviewed about “After the War,” at the American Conservatory Theater. The story follows a Japanese-American musician who tries to rebuild his life after spending years in a World War II internment camp.
“Check, Please! Bay Area” host Leslie Sbrocco, author of “The Simple and Savvy Wine Guide,” teaches Kornbluth the basics of wine tasting. Also: Marin County Schools nutrition director Miguel Villareal makes an organic, vegetarian lunch for Kornbluth's son.
Mission District designers Umay Mohammed and Marie Biscarra of Nisa SF, Inc.; Esquire Magazine's “Best-Dressed Real Man” for 2005-2006, Joseph Pineda. Also: Kornbluth checks in on San Francisco Fashion week; learns about catwalk choreography and attends model boot camp.
Peter Riegert (“Local Hero”; “Crossing Delancey”) is interviewed. Topics include the David Mamet play, “Sexual Perversity in Chicago,” which Riegert directed at the American Conservatory Theater in January 2006.