Food and Wine Events

Dining with Writers: Michele Anna Jordan - The Good Cook's Book Series

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 6:30pm

Spinster Sisters Restraurant, Santa Rosa
Ticket: $95 per person (Includes Meal and Choice of Michele Anna Jordan's Books)

By Michele Anna Jordan, Liza Gershman (Photographer), M. F. K. Fisher (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781632205872
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Skyhorse Publishing - July 21st, 2015

Michele Jordan knows her food and she knows how to write about it. "San Francisco Examiner"
What "is" extra virgin olive oil and how do you find the best kind? How do you cook with flavored vinegars and should they be bought or made at home? What are the best oils for frying? How does the strength of a vinegar influence a recipe?


By Michele Anna Jordan, Liza Gershman (Photographer)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781629145761
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Skyhorse Publishing - July 21st, 2015

It amazes me that so little has been written about the two foods we eat most often. Here is a book that tells us about these two ingredients one essential to life, the other the flavor of almost everything we eat. . . . A book like Ms. Jordan's is long overdue. James Peterson


Spinster Sisters
401 South A Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Literary Luncheon: Elizabeth George - A Banquet of Consequences

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 12:00pm

Tickets: $60 (Includes Lunch and a Signed Book)

$28.95
ISBN: 9780525954330
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Viking - October 27th, 2015

The #1 "New York Times" bestselling author's award-winning series returns with another stunning crime drama featuring Scotland Yard members Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Cooks with Books: Alana Chernila - The Homemade Kitchen

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 12:00pm

Hosted and in converstion with Mollie Katzen

Greens in San Francisco • Single $120 ; Couples $185 (One Book)

$24.99
ISBN: 9780385346153
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - October 6th, 2015

This book is a map for how, day in and day out, food shapes my life for the better, in the kitchen and beyond it.
from the Introduction
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"Start where you are. Feed yourself. Do your best, and then let go. Be helpful. Slow down. Don t be afraid of food.
"


Greens Restaurant
2 Marina Blvd., Fort Mason Building A
San Francisco, CA 94123

Cooks with Books: Nigella Lawson - Simply Nigella

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 6:30pm

Left Bank Brasserie in Larkspur
Tickets: $125
Price includes meal, wine, tax, tip, and signed copy of the book

$35.00
ISBN: 9781250073754
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Flatiron Books - November 3rd, 2015

"Part of the balance of life lies in understanding that different days require different ways of eating . . ."

Whatever the occasion, food-in the making and the eating-should always be pleasurable. "Simply Nigella" taps into the rhythms of our cooking lives, with recipes that are uncomplicated, relaxed, and yet always satisfying.


Left Bank Brasserie
507 Magnolia Ave
Larkspur, CA 94939

Cooks with Books: Yotam Ottolenghi & Ramael Scully - NOPI: The Cookbook

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 12:00pm

Insalata's in San Anselmo
Tickets: $115
Price includes meal, wine, tax, tip, and signed copy of the book

$40.00
ISBN: 9781607746232
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 20th, 2015

A cookbook from acclaimed London restaurant Nopi, by powerhouse author Yotam Ottolenghi and Nopi head chef Ramael Scully.


Insalata's, 120 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Anselmo, CA 94960

Cooks with Books: Emeril Lagasse - Essential Emeril

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 12:00pm

Please Note: This event will now take place at Left Bank in Larkspur
Tickets: $125 per person
Price includes meal, wine, tax, tip, and a signed copy of the book

$29.95
ISBN: 9780848744786
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Oxmoor House - October 6th, 2015

Emeril Lagasse is a culinary legend. One of the original Food Network stars, he has hosted numerous television shows, opened 12 restaurants, and become one of the most beloved personalities in the industry today, inspiring millions of fans with his great passion for food.


Left Bank Brasserie
507 Magnolia Ave
Larkspur, CA 94939

Cooks with Books: Ruth Reichl - My Kitchen Year

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 6:00pm

Insalata's in San Anselmo
Tickets: Single $125; Couples $180
Price includes meal, wine, tax, tip, and a signed copy of the book

$35.00
ISBN: 9781400069989
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Random House - September 29th, 2015

In the fall of 2009, the food world was rocked when "Gourmet" magazine was abruptly shuttered by its parent company. No one was more stunned by this unexpected turn of events than its beloved editor in chief, Ruth Reichl, who suddenly faced an uncertain professional future. As she struggled to process what had seemed unthinkable, Reichl turned to the one place that had always provided sanctuary.


Insalata's
120 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Anselmo, CA 94960

Literary Luncheon: Stacy Schiff - The Witches

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 12:00pm

Ticket: $60 (Includes Meal & Signed Book)

$32.00
ISBN: 9780316200608
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Little Brown and Company - October 27th, 2015

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Cleopatra," the #1 national bestseller, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials.
It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before 19 men and women had been hanged and an elderly man crushed to death.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Dining with Writers: Cara Nicoletti - Voracious

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 6:00pm

Spinster Sisters Restraurant, Santa Rosa
Ticket: $95 per person (Includes Meal and Book)

By Cara Nicoletti, Marion Bolognese (Illustrator)
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316242998
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little Brown and Company - August 18th, 2015

AN IRRESISTIBLE LITERARY FEAST Stories and recipes inspired by the world's great books As a young bookworm reading in her grandfather's butcher shop, Cara Nicoletti saw how books and food bring people to life. Now a butcher, cook, and talented writer, she serves up stories and recipes inspired by beloved books and the food that gives their characters depth and personality.


401 South A Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Jacques Pépin - Jacques Pépin Heart and Soul in the Kitchen

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 7:00pm

In conversation with Tyler Florence

$35.00
ISBN: 9780544301986
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 6th, 2015

In the companion book to his final PBS series, the world-renowned chef shows his close relationship to the land and sea as he cooks for close friends and family.


Angelico Hall, Dominican University
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901

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