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Rosanne Cash - Composed: A Memoir

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 7:30pm

Free Event - Open to the Public
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Dominican University of California, Angelico Hall
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Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash presents Composed: A Memoir ($26.95). For 30 years as a musician, Rosanne Cash has enjoyed both critical and commercial success, releasing a series of albums that are as notable for their lyrical intelligence as for their musical excellence. Now, in her memoir, Cash writes compellingly about her upbringing in Southern California as the child of country legend Johnny Cash, and of her relationships with her mother and her famous stepmother, June Carter Cash.

Please bring your receipt if you pre-purchase the book. Books will also be available for purchase at the event.

Composed: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780670021963
Availability: Special Order
Published: Viking Adult - August 10th, 2010

A candid and moving memoir from the critically acclaimed singer and songwriter
For thirty years as a musician, Rosanne Cash has enjoyed both critical and commercial success, releasing a series of albums that are as notable for their lyrical intelligence as for their musical excellence.


Dominican University of California, Angelico Hall
50 Acacia Avenue
94901 San Rafael
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Cooks with Books: Thomas Keller with Dave Cruz - Ad Hoc at Home

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - 5:00pm

Cooks with Books Event!
Ad Hoc Restaurant, Yountville

Tickets: $200 per person

Reserve by phone at (415) 927-0960 ext 1

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Ad Hoc at HomeJoin us for this rare opportunity to dine with one of our nation's most celebrated chefs! Thomas Keller, one of Americas most acclaimed chefs, focuses on—with co-author Dave Cruzfamily-style meals in this accessible and dazzlingly beautiful book, Ad Hoc at Home, based on meals served at his Ad Hoc restaurant. He provides a primer on the foundations of cooking, and more than 200 recipes for family-style meals. Dave Cruz is the Chef de Cuisine at Ad Hoc. Full-color photographs throughout. The ticket price includes the meal, wine, coffee, tax, tip & a signed copy of the author’s book.


Dave Cruz

Ad Hoc Restaurant
6476 Washington Street
94599 Yountville
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Cooks with Books: Rick Bayless with Deann Bayless - Fiesta at Rick’s: Fabulous Food for Great Times with Friends

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 - 4:00pm
Cooks with Books Event!
Marinitas Restaurant, San Anselmo

Tickets: $65 per person
Please call the store at (415) 927-0960, ext 1 for availability

Reserve by phone at (415) 927-0960 ext 1

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Fiesta at Rick'sAward-winning chef-restauranteur, TV personality and cookbook author Rick Bayless has done more than anyone to bring authentic Mexican food to American tables. While living in Mexico, he wrote the now-classic Authentic Mexican. Six cookbooks later, he comes to us with Fiesta at Rick’s, co-written with his wife, Deann Bayless. He presents 150 recipes that range from savory nibbles to street food and live fire-grilled meat and fish. He offers loads of advice, including party menus. Come on over to our Fiesta at Marinitas for a book reception—not a sit-down meal, but a gathering of friends, while we sample appetizers and imbibe cocktails. Co-author Deann Bayless will also be in attendance. $65 per person. The ticket price includes food items from the book, two margaritas, tax, tip, a signed copy of the author's book, and a special bonus tequila tasting sponsored by El Mejor!

Marinitas Restaurant
218 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
94960 San Anselmo
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Alice Medrich & Diane Rossen Worthington - Cooks with Books: Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts & Seriously Simple Parties

Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 12:30pm

Admission $120 per person

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 Call (415) 927-0960, ext. 1 to reserve

Dont miss this special, double-author event and cookbook celebration at Left Bank. Diane Rossen Worthington is a veteran author, food consultant, editor, and James Beard award-winning radio show host. Her new cookbook Seriously Simple Parties is part of a series of Seriously Simple cookbooks. With her will be Alice Medrich, who has won so many awards for her desserts that she’s often referred to as the First Lady of Chocolate. She’s the author of Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts. Guests will receive both cookbooks as part of the ticket price!

Don't wait to sign up - space is limited. Price includes the meal, wine, tax, tip & a signed copy of the author’s book. Reserve at Book Passage (415-927-0960) or at bookpassage.com/food-wine-events Can't attend the event? Order autographed copies by clicking on the titles above.

Left Bank
507 Magnolia Ave.
94939 Larkspur
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Cooks with Books: Tyler Florence - Family Meal SOLD OUT

Sunday, October 24, 2010 - 5:00pm

Tyler Florence Family MealThis event is now SOLD OUT.

Cooks with Books Event!

Wayfare Tavern, San Francisco
Tickets: $125 per person ($200 per couple)
Reserve by phone at (415) 927-0960, ext. 1

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Join us for a very special evening with Tyler Florence, superstar chef, Food Network host, cookbook author, and the proprietor of Wayfare Tavern. Florence is famous for championing simplicity, freshness, and culinary honesty in the kitchen. In this new cookbook, he brings it all home to working with wholesome and locally fresh ingredients. Not only is this event a super launch for his latest cookbook but we will also be celebrating the opening of his new restaurant, Wayfare Tavern in San Francisco! The ticket price includes the meal, wine, coffee, tax, tip & a signed copy of the author’s book.

Wayfare Tavern
558 Sacramento Street
94111 San Francisco
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Shelley Lindgren & Matthew Accarrino - Cooks with Books: SPQR: Modern Italian Food and Wine

Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 12:30pm

Admission $115 per person

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SPQR on Fillmore Street in San Francisco is the place to explore Italian cuisine and artisanal wines. The SPQR cookbook, SPQR: Modern Italian Food and Wine, explodes with those flavors and traditions, providing inspiration for chef Matthew Accarrino’s dishes, such as Chestnut Pasta Broccoli de Cicco, Burnt Orange Sauce and Pork Jowl. Accarrino and wine director/owner Shelley Lindgren host this event at SPQR’s sister restaurant, A16, on Chestnut Street.

Don't wait to sign up - space is limited. Price includes the meal, wine, tax, tip & a signed copy of the author’s book. Reserve at Book Passage (415-927-0960) or at bookpassage.com/food-wine-events Can't attend the event? Order a signed copy.

A16
2355 Chestnut St.
94123 San Francisco
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Caroline Kennedy - She Walks in Beauty

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 7:00pm

Dominican University of California
Angelico Hall, San Rafael, CA
Tickets are $35
(includes an autographed copy)
Call (415) 927-0960, ext. 1 to reserve

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Caroline Kennedy presents her new collection of poetry She Walks in Beauty: A Woman’s Journey Through Poems ($24.99). Kennedy’s previous collections of poetry include The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, A Family of Poems, and Family Christmas. She serves as the vice chair of the Fund for Public Schools in New York City and president of the John F. Kennedy Foundation.
50 Acacia Avenue
94901 San Rafael
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Cooks with Books: Jonathan Waxman - Italian, My Way SOLD OUT

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 5:30pm
This event is now Sold Out. To be placed on the waiting list, please call (415) 927-0960, ext. 239.

A16 Restaurant in San Francisco

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From the local kitchen at Chez Panisse to his restaurants Jam and Washington Park in New York City, Jonathan Waxman has earned the title of one of the most influential Americans by Esquire magazine for redefining the way our country eats. In Italian, My Way, he offers 150 recipes that are delicious, accessible and seasonally spontaneous. The chapters cover the basics of Italian cooking with some inventive riffs on classics such as how to make aioli, gremolata, winter pesto, Bolognese sauce, and mascarpone cheese. Tom Colicchio, Top Chef head judge and owner of the Craft restaurant empire writes in his foreword, “This is food that is meant to be made in the home. Cook it with love and for your family and friends. That’s Italian, Jonathan’s way.”
The ticket price includes the meal, wine, coffee, tax, tip & a signed copy of the author’s book.
2355 Chestnut Street
94123 San Francisco
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CANCELLED: Tom Douglas - Cooks with Books: The dahlia bakery cookbook

Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 12:30pm

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been cancelled

Join Tom Douglas at the Left Bank restaurant in Larkspur for what is sure to be a very special and very tasty event.

Tom Douglas
was just named 2012’s “Outstanding Restauranteur” by the James Beard Foundation. He is the owner of 13 food establishments. His dahlia bakery is known to many locals as home to the Triple Coconut Cream pie as well as artisan breads, handmade pastries, sandwiches, soups and more. This brunch will delight all palates — join us!

 

Left Bank
507 Magnolia Ave.
94939 Larkspur
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CANCELLED: Maricel E. Presilla - Cooks with Books: Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 6:30pm

Please note: This event has been cancelled

Maricel Presilla is a culinary historian who specializes in the foods of Latin America and Spain. "People go to the gym, I go to the kitchen," says Presilla, a scholar turned chef.  In the voluminous and gorgeous Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America, home chefs will find over 500 recipes ranging from sofritos to empanadas, from ceviches to moles and from flan to tres leches cake. Presilla is a cookbook author, owner of Zafra and Cucharamama restaurants in Hoboken, NJ and just named the James Beard award Best Chef Mid Atlantic, She is also the President of Gran Cacao Co., a Latin American food and research company that specializes in the sale of premium cacao beans.

Join Maricel Presilla at Marinitas restaurant in San Anselmo for what is sure to be a very special and very tasty event. 

Don't wait to sign up - space is limited. Price includes the meal, wine, tax, tip & a signed copy of the author’s book. Reserve at Book Passage (415-927-0960) or at bookpassage.com/food-wine-events Can't attend the event? Order a signed copy.

Marinitas restaurant
218 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
94960 San Anselmo
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