Meet the Diva

Allison Lower is the Epicurean Diva® aka Epic D. Allison was raised & resides in the culinary mecca of the San Francisco Bay Area – she has a special pride for broadcasting her show to people who also call it home.

Epic D’s Epicurean AdventuresTM/SM continue to broaden her culinary expertise. A favorite highlight was her journey to the Bordeaux region of Southern France, where she cooked with Jean Pierre Moulle, former Executive Chef (over 30 years) of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California.

Meet the Diva

Unique Recipes

Discover these tasty creations and mix up your regular menu. The Epicurean Diva® puts a twist on the classic favorites, as well as taking cues from other cultural cuisines to bring you a new flavor profile.

Unique Recipes


Check out the latest products from the Epicurean Diva®, including an award winning 100% Northern California olive oil & Classic Balsamic Vinegar!


Tune into KRON 4 | San Francisco Bay Area - SUNDAYS @ 12 NOON

Ali the EpicD will be sharing simple, yet delicious recipes, featuring her product line & lots of helpful Diva Tips. She hopes you will watch & join the Epicurean Adventure.

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It's here! After over a year & a half of crazy work, edits, etc. my 2nd cookbook "Dining with The Diva will be available on my website & Amazon soon....

Coming soon to the website, my Guinness Braised Lamb Stew. This is truly a "one pot wonder" w/ beautiful garden vegetables & outstanding flavor...

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Finding Your Inner Diva

The Epicurean Diva® is a jack of all trades when it comes to culinary arts and has fun doing it! She doesn't take herself too seriously, yet has the expertise and knowledge to make things happen in life.


Our site is informative & educational for culinary professionals as well as "foodies". You'll find our products, blog, recipes, cutting edge culinary news & information.




Cooking with the Epicurean Diva
Ali Lower, Epic D, has published her first cookbook - "Cooking with the Epicurean Diva" - a hardback compilation of her favorite recipes. It's truly a cookbook for the foodie, entertainer and adventurer in us all. The book is divided into several categories for ease of use: Appetizers, Soups/Stews/Stocks, Dressings/Marinades/Sauces, Side Dishes, Chicken, Meats, Seafood, Pasta and everyone's favorite, Dessert.


Buy Now on Amazon - Cooking with the Epicurean Diva

What is an Epicurean? [ep-i-kyoo-ree-uhn]


1. Fond of or adapted to luxury or indulgence in sensual pleasures; having luxurious tastes or habits, especially in eating and drinking. 

2. Fit for an epicure: epicurean delicacies.

3. A devotee to sensuous and luxurious living; an epicure.



Check out Ali the Epic D's feature in the August 2016 issue of Diablo Magazine

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