Food and the Midwest, Cookbooks and Art, 3rd Annual Food Book Fair, Brooklyn, April 25-27

3rd Annual Food Book Fair comes to Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, April 25-27, 2014

If I was free at that time, I would love to attend Food and the Midwest panel discussion on April 25 (Noon-1 PM) featuring Amy Thielen, Author, The New Midwestern Table, David Tamarkin, Editor, Middlewest Magazine, Jeni Britton Bauer, Founder, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Emily Elsen, Co-founder, Four & Twenty Blackbirds...

The Food Book Slam sessions from 10 AM to 12:30 PM on Saturday (April 26) sound great...Second session (11:30-12:30) includes Rawia Bishara, Olives, Lemons & Za’atar whose recipes i shared, Ava Chin, Eating Wildly, Kevin C. Fitzpatrick, Under the Table, Tom Mylan, The Meat Hook Meat Book,Warren Bobrow, Apothecary Cocktails.


Also of interest Cookbooks + Chefs + Art presented by Phaidon "Are cookbooks meant for beauty, function or both? Our kitchen reading might provide inspiration, though it doesn’t always lead us to traditional forms of cooking" on Saturday, April 26 (12:30 to 1:30 PM). 

The French Guy from New Jersey would definitely like to chat with Jody Williams, author of Buvette: The Pleasure of Good Food (Grand Central, April 22, 2014) and chef-owner of Buvette in West Village...

The pairing of Buvette and gastroteque conflicts with childhood memories of my paternal grandfather and fellow blue collar workers going to la buvette to play cards and down a chopine of wine, a place frequented only by men.

I have not read yet either The New Midwestern Table or Buvette...

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