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Author Talk - Vanessa Garcia

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06/23/2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Vanessa Garcia, originally from Manila, Philippines, was a drummer, backup singer and original member of the Philippine-based all female pop-rock group 'Prettier Than Pink'. In 1996 she moved to the US, and graduated from Golden Gate University with a Masters in Science degree in Public Relations (1999) and worked as a PR consultant for technology companies such as Sun Microsystems and Sybase. Using only her music and PR background, Vanessa took over 7 Mile House in 2004 and turned it into an award-winning family and dog-friendly restaurant, sports bar, and live music venue. She is also a pioneer of the Filipino food movement in the Bay Area, introducing dishes like adobo and sisig to the menu, which quickly became the restaurants most popular dishes. Vanessa recently wrote and self-published the book, See You at the 7 - Stories From the Bay Area's Last Original Mile House, positioning herself as the historian and guardian of 7 Mile House.

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