Food and Wine Events

Book Passage Cooking Class: Joyce Goldstein - Inside the California Food Revolution

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

6:30-9:30 pm • Cavallo Point Cooking School • $125 (includes book)

Please note: Online registration is now closed. For remaining availability, please call (415) 927-0960 ext. 1. 

This is an interactive cooking class with a menu inspired by Joyce Goldstein’s new book, Inside the California Food Revolution: 30 Years That Changed Our Culinary Consciousness. Many of the fresh and organic ingredients we buy at markets today weren’t available a few decades ago. Goldstein tells how this revolution came about and how the cuisine of California has changed..There will be a collaborative prepping of the recipes and an interactive sampling of dishes. Joyce Goldstein was chef/owner of San Francisco's Square One and was named James Beard Best Chef in California.

 

 

Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years That Changed Our Culinary Consciousness (California Studies in Food and Culture #44) Cover Image
By Joyce Goldstein, Dore Brown (Contribution by)
$34.95
ISBN: 9780520268197
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Published: University of California Press - September 6th, 2013

In this authoritative and immensely readable insider's account, celebrated cookbook author and former chef Joyce Goldstein traces the development of California cuisine from its formative years in the 1970s to 2000, when farm-to-table, foraging, and fusion cooking had become part of the national vocabulary.


Cooks with Books: Michael Ruhlman - Egg

Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 6:30pm

Left Bank in Larkspur • Single $120; Couple $180 (one book)

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James Beard Award-winning author Michael Ruhlman brings food lovers and home chefs his delightful new cookbook Egg. He explains why the egg is a “miracle of natural design” and the key to the craft of cooking. He shows how to make brioche, souffles, homemade pasta, breads, meringues, custards, quiche, cakes, and mayonnaise. Color photographs take readers step by step through the recipes. Ruhlman’s books include The Elements of Cooking, Charcuterie, and The French Laundry Cookbook.

 

Egg: A Culinary Exploration of the World's Most Versatile Ingredient Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780316254069
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Published: Little Brown and Company - April 8th, 2014

In this innovative cookbook, James Beard award-winning author Michael Ruhlman explains why the egg is the key to the craft of cooking.


Cooks with Books: John Ash - Culinary Birds

Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 6:30pm

Left Bank in Larkspur • Single $115; Couple $175 (one book)

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2014 James Beard Award Nominee! 

John Ash co-hosts radio and television food shows and operates his namesake restaurant John Ash and Company. In Culinary Birds: The Ultimate Poultry Cookbook his new cookbook he offers up 170 recipes on how to prepare popular birds like chicken, turkey, quail, game hens, and pheasant. He discusses proper handling, storage, factory farming, organic poultry and more. Ash was voted “Cooking School Teacher of the Year” by the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

 

 

Culinary Birds: The Ultimate Poultry Cookbook Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780762444847
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Published: Running Press Adult - September 24th, 2013


2014 James Beard Foundation Book Award -- Single Subject category


Literary Lunch: Ruth Reichl - Delicious!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 12:00pm

Ticket: $55 (includes lunch & signed book)

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In her work as a New York Times food critic, editor of Gourmet, and as a memoirist, Ruth Reichl has long illuminated the theme of how food defines us. This vision has never been more clear than in Delicious, her dazzling fiction debut about sisters, family ties, and a young woman who must finally let go of guilt and grief to embrace her own true gifts.

Book Passage hosts literary luncheons with celebrated authors at our Marin store. These events are catered by the outstanding Insalata’s Restaurant of San Anselmo. The price includes lunch and an autographed book.

 

Delicious! Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781400069620
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Published: Random House - May 6th, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Literary Lunch: Dave Barry - You Can Date Boys When You're Forty

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 12:00pm

Ticket: $55 (includes lunch & signed book)

 

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Let’s face it: families not only enrich our lives every day, they drive us completely around the bend. In You Can Date Boys When You’re Forty: Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About, Dave Barry tackles everything from bat mitzvah parties to funeral instructions with his trademark wit and wisdom.

Book Passage hosts literary luncheons with celebrated authors at our Marin store. These events are catered by the outstanding Insalata’s Restaurant of San Anselmo. The price includes lunch and an autographed book.

You Can Date Boys When You're Forty: Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little about Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780399165948
Availability: Special Order
Published: G. P. Putnam's Sons - March 4th, 2014

A brilliantly funny exploration of the twin mysteries of parenthood and families from the Pulitzer Prize winner and "New York Times" bestselling author of "Insane City."
In his "New York Times" bestselling "I ll Mature When I m Dead," Dave Barry embarked on the treacherous seas of adulthood, to hilarious results. What comes next? Parenthood, of course, and families.


Michelle Tam & Chris Kresser - An Evening of Paleo Cuisine

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 5:30pm
Nom Nom Paleo ($35.00) by Michelle Tam, the #1 and critically acclaimed Paleo food blogger, features over 100 flavor-packed, nutrient-dense recipes using real, whole ingredients. In Your Personal Paleo Code ($28.00), Chris Kresser uses the Paleo diet as a baseline from which you can tailor the ideal three-step program.

 

Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781449450335
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - December 17th, 2013

By the #1 and critically-acclaimed Paleo food blogger, Nom Nom Paleo features over 100 flavor-packed, nutrient-dense recipes using real, whole ingredients for foodies, fitness buffs, and families, presented in a fun, fresh style complete with awesome cartoons and tons of 4-color photography.

A New York Times cookbook best-seller.


Your Personal Paleo Code: The 3-Step Plan to Lose Weight, Reverse Disease, and Stay Fit and Healthy for Life Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316322898
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Little Brown and Company - December 31st, 2013

An effective and practical program based on the Paleo lifestyle, customized to fit your needs!


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