Events at Omnivore Books on Food

If you would like a signed copy of a book from one of our events, but are unable to attend,
just call the shop at 415-282-4712, we’ll be happy to take care of it for you.

To see photos from some of our past author events, click here!

Sat. Aug. 19 • ANNUAL COOKBOOK SALE! 11 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Back by popular demand! It's time for a summer clearance sale to make room for the Fall books, and you are the beneficiary. Select tables of books will be 50% off, and ALL other books are 20% off, for ONE DAY ONLY! This is an in-store event, so you must be present to take advantage of this fabulous sale. Come one, come all!

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Sun. Aug. 20 • Deepa Thomas • Deepa's Secrets: Slow Carb New Indian Cuisine • 3:00-4:00 p.m. FREE

Part cookbook and memoir, Deepa’s Secrets introduces breakthrough slow carb and gut-healing recipes that are simple and nutrient-packed, without sacrificing its rich South Asian flavors. On a mission to demystify and make healthy an “exotic” cuisine, Deepa shares shortcuts and techniques that will make "New Indian" everyday fare. Bold and intimate, Deepa’s Secrets will undoubtedly change your cooking, and quite possibly your life.

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Wed. Aug. 30 • Michael W. Twitty • The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South • 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE

Southern food is integral to the American culinary tradition, yet the question of who "owns" it is one of the most provocative touch points in our ongoing struggles over race and appropriation. In this unique memoir, culinary historian Michael W. Twitty takes readers to the white-hot center of this fight, tracing the roots of his own family and the charged politics surrounding the origins of soul food, barbecue, and all Southern cuisine.

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Sat. Sept. 9 • Michael Harlan Turkell • Acid Trip: Travels in the World of Vinegar • 3:00-4:00 p.m. FREE

In Acid Trip, Michael Harlan Turkell takes readers on a fascinating journey through the world of vinegar. An avid maker of vinegars at home, Turkell traveled throughout North America, France, Italy, Austria, and Japan to learn about vinegar-making practices in places where the art has evolved over centuries. This richly narrated cookbook includes recipes from leading chefs including Daniel Boulud, Barbara Lynch, Michael Anthony, April Bloomfield, Massimo Bottura, Sean Brock, and many others.

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Thurs. Sept. 14 • Amy Kritzer • Sweet Noshings: New Twists on Traditional Jewish Desserts • 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE

Sweet Noshings takes the ever-evolving world of Jewish desserts to the next level. With stories of life as a Jew in Texas, and plenty of kitsch, Amy's modern interpretations of classic recipes bring new light to old favorites and creates a whole new unique cuisine.

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Sat. Sept. 16 • Harry Rosenblum • Vinegar Revival: Artisanal Recipes for Brightening Dishes and Drinks with Homemade Vinegars • 3:00-4:00 p.m. FREE

The next frontier in fermenting and home brewing is vinegar: the essential ingredient for enhancing your home cooking. Just about everyone has at least one bottle of vinegar in the pantry, but not many realize how much better the homemade kind tastes—the flavor is incomparable. And it's easy make; all you need is a bottle of your favorite alcoholic beverage, a starter (or mother of vinegar), and a few weeks of hands-off time.

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