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Start: 12:30 pm
Left Bank Restaurant Admission: $110 per person | $165 per couple (one book) Online registration is closed. Please call (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 to inquire about remaining space.Deborah Madison is the founding chef of the highly acclaimed Greens Restaurant in San Francisco. She’s the author of nine cookbooks and award winner of the M.F.K. Fisher Award, the I.A.C.P. Julia Child cookbook of the year award, and a 3-time winner of the James Beard Award. In this ambitious new cookbook Vegetable Literacy, Madison celebrates the diversity of edible plants in over 300 recipes. Her cooking style is intuitive and inspired from a deep knowledge of food, flavors, markets, farming and time in the kitchen. Home chefs will discover this is more than a cookbook—it is an incredible resource of botanical, historical and horticultural information. The meal will feature the fresh, local and seasonal produce of Farm Fresh to You. Price includes the meal, wine, tax, tip & a signed copy of the author’s book.   
Start: 1:00 pm
Meet and Greet!Home Made and Home Made Winter blew readers away with their delicious recipes, and hand-drawn artwork. Now, in Home Made Summer ($35.00), Yvette van Boven takes the same signature approach and presents her absolute favorite recipes for spring and summer. 
Start: 4:00 pm
Please join us for soft drinks, wine, cheese, and refreshments, as we prepare for another wonderful World Book Night event. All local givers are invited in to meet other givers as we share in the good feeling of something shared and important. RSVP Sam Barry at sbarry@bookpassage.com.About World Book Night Each year, 30 books are chosen by an independent panel of librarians and booksellers. The authors of the books waive their royalties and the publishers agree to pay the costs of producing the specially-printed World Book Night U.S. editions. Book Passage has signed up to be community host locations for the volunteer book givers. After the book titles are announced, members of the public apply to personally hand out copies of a particular title in their community. On World Book Night—April 23rd—we join together to give books to those who don’t regularly read and/or people who don’t normally have access to printed books, for reasons of means or access.    


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