Food and Wine Events

Adam Richman - Straight Up Tasty

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 12:30pm

While travelling to nearly every corner of America, Adam Richman tried all kinds of incredible dishes and learned more than a little bit about what makes food taste good. Straight Up Tasty: Meals, Memories, and Mouthfuls from My Travels shows us what Adam serves up when it is his turn behind the stove.

$29.99
ISBN: 9780385344487
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - May 12th, 2015

The much anticipated first cookbook from Adam Richman, the irrepressible host of "Man vs Food" and NBC's "Food Fighters," delivers what his fans have been waiting for: a heaping helping of over-the-top flavors with a side order of the erudite humor that is his trademark.


1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111

Dining with Writers: Maureen Abood - Rose Water & Orange Blossoms

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 6:00pm

Spinster Sisters, Santa Rosa
Ticket: $100 (includes book, meal, & donation to End World Hunger 2030)

$30.00
ISBN: 9780762454860
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Running Press Book Publishers - April 28th, 2015

Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Cookbooks for Spring 2015


Spinster Sisters
401 S A St.
Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Ping Chow - Coffee & Dessert on the Coastside

Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 12:30pm

Coffee & Dessert on the Coastside is a large format, hardcover cookbook that pays tribute to the beautiful Northern California coastal community extending from Devil’s Slide to Pescadero. The book features Ping Chow’s photography and recipes, as well as signature desserts from favorite local restaurants.

Dr. Ping Chow is a board certified cardiologist who closed her Bay Area practice in 2009. Since then, she formed her own publishing company, Moss Beach Productions.

$59.00
ISBN: 9780996106405
Availability: Special Order
Published: Moss Beach Productions - July 4th, 2014

1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111

Maria Speck - Simply Ancient Grains

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 6:00pm

From black rice to burgundy quinoa and golden Kamut berries—ancient grains are showing up on restaurant menus and store shelves in abundance. Yet in our own kitchens, many of us fear that whole grains are too difficult and time-consuming to prepare. But ancient grains can transform our cooking and eating—from simple weeknight fare to mouthwatering reinventions of all-time favorites.

$27.50
ISBN: 9781607745884
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ten Speed Press - April 14th, 2015

The award-winning author of "Ancient Grains for Modern Meals," Maria Speck makes cooking with ancient grains faster, more intuitive, and easier than ever before in this collection of recipes, most of which are gluten-free.


1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111

Olivia Rathbone - The Occidental Arts & Ecology Center Cookbook

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 6:00pm

More than anything, food brings us together—as families and as communities. So there is no better place to begin creating a healthier and sustainable community than around a shared table.

The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center Cookbook is a beautifully illustrated collection of 200 unique and delicious vegetarian recipes from the renowned California-based farm, educational retreat center, and eco-thinktank.

$40.00
ISBN: 9781603585132
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - April 11th, 2015

Celebrating biodiversity through the Mother Garden's collection of rare, open-pollinated varieties and wild edibles from OAEC's ecological preserve

More than anything, food brings us together as families and as communities. So there is no better place to begin creating a healthier and sustainable community than around a shared table.


1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111

Nora Pouillon - My Organic Life

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 2:00pm

Part of Independent Book Store Day 2015

More About IBD 2015

$26.95
ISBN: 9780385350754
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - April 21st, 2015

A wonderfully engaging memoir from the woman who founded America's first certified organic restaurant, "My Organic Life" is the story of an unheralded culinary pioneer who made it her mission to bring delicious, wholesome foods to the American table.


1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111

Literary Luncheon: Isabel Allende - Ripper

Friday, June 12, 2015 - 12:00pm

Tickets: $55 (includes meal & signed book)

$15.99
ISBN: 9780062291424
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - January 27th, 2015

Indiana and Amanda Jackson have always had each other. Though their bond is strong, mother and daughter are as different as night and day. Indiana, a beautiful holistic healer, is a free-spirited bohemian. Teenage Amanda is fascinated by the dark side of human nature--as is her father, the SFPD's deputy chief of homicide.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Mina Holland - The World on a Plate

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 6:00pm

Guardian Cook editor Mina Holland is our tour guide to eating around the world without leaving the kitchen in her first book, The World on a Plate: 40 Cuisines, 100 Recipes, and the Stories Behind Them. Ripe with history, trivia, and lore, tantalizing with authentic but simple recipes, Holland’s book is both an armchair traveler’s introduction to global cuisine as well as a useful companion to any home chef’s recipe book collection.

$20.00
ISBN: 9780143127659
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Penguin Books - May 26th, 2015

Eat your way around the world without leaving your home in this mouthwatering cultural history of 100 classic dishes.
Best Culinary Travel Book (U.K.), Gourmand World Cookbook Awards


1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111

Jax Peters Lowell - The Gluten-Free Revolution

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 7:00pm

Way ahead of its time, the original edition of this book, Against the Grain, was the first book of its kind: a funny, supportive, and absolutely essential handbook for gluten-free living. With two successful editions and countless devoted fans, this book has helped thousands of gluten-free readers follow their diets with creativity, resourcefulness, and, always, good humor.

$28.00
ISBN: 9780805099539
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Holt McDougal - February 3rd, 2015

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Stephen Yafa - Grain of Truth

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 6:00pm

Like Michael Pollan before him, Stephen Yafa amiably merges science, history, biology, economics, and the always contentious world of nutritional fact and myth. Grain of Truth does not set out just to bash wheat bashers, but to offer us a viable alternative to going gluten free. Most importantly, Yafa tackles the questions that matter to us, straight on: What’s in gluten that’s so controversial?

$25.95
ISBN: 9781594632495
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Avery Publishing Group - May 12th, 2015

A Pollan-esque look at the truth about wheat: meal or menace?


1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111

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