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.

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OFF-SITE EVENT! Tues. June 6 • Tipple & Snack at Bar Agricole! Celebrating the food, cocktails, and cookbooks of New Orleans • 6-8 p.m. $25. Tickets Here!

Join us for a celebration of all things New Orleans: Bar Agricole will be slinging sazeracs and other NOLA cocktails, as well as serving the delicious fare of that fine city, while Omnivore offers new and vintage New Orleans books on food and drink.

OFF-SITE EVENT! Sat. June 10 • David Montgomery • Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life. 4:00-5:30 p.m. at The Perennial • FREE

We are thrilled to host one of our heroes, healthy soil advocate David Montgomery, to celebrate the release of his new book, Growing a Revolution (Norton). Find out how we can use agriculture to turn back the clock on climate change. David will be in conversation with Kiera Butler (host of Mother Jones's BITE podcast) and introduced by filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia. Books, food, and drinks available for sale; no ticket price.

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Sun. June 11 • Samin Nosrat & Wendy MacNaughton • Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking • 4:00-6:00 p.m. FREE

Join us for a party to celebrate the publication of Samin & Wendy's wonderful new book on the art and science of cooking! A visionary new master class in cooking that distills decades of professional experience into just four simple elements, from the woman declared “America’s next great cooking teacher” by Alice Waters. We'll have drinks and food and of course, books!

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Mon. June 12 • Jamie Purviance • Weber's Greatest Hits: 125 Classic Recipes for Every Grill • 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE.

Jamie Purviance will tell us all about the history of barbecue, as well as divulge his secrets for the tastiest barbecue anyone can make. Jamie is one of America’s top grilling experts and Weber’s master griller. He has crafted a stylish and singularly smart book based on 65 years of iconic Weber recipes, but with his own creative twists. Think big flavors, up-to-the-minute techniques, and photos that will make you hungry.

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Wed. June 14 • Darren Purchese • Lamingtons & Lemon Tart: Best-Ever Cakes, Desserts and Treats From a Modern Sweets Maestro • 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE

Hailed as Australia's Willy Wonka, Darren Purchese is renowned for his stunning high-end dessert creations. Known as the chef with the tricks, with a scientific approach to food and ingredients, in Lamingtons & Lemon Tart, he turns his eye to the classics, cast with his trademark flair for the home cook who might be ambitious, but also wants to feel that the recipes are within their grasp.

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Sat. June 17 • Christina Lane • Sweet & Simple: Dessert for Two • 3:00-4:00 p.m. FREE

Christina Lane, everyone’s favorite “for two” cookbook author has once again taken her favorite desserts and scaled them down to size. Here are nearly 100 delicious new recipes drawn from her personal favorites, complete with her signature gorgeous photography.

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Thurs. June 22 • Desmond Tan • Burma Superstar: Addictive Recipes from the Crossroads of Southeast Asia • 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE

From the beloved San Francisco restaurant, a mouthwatering collection of recipes, including Fiery Tofu, Garlic Noodles, the legendary Tea Leaf Salad, and many more. Never before have the vivid flavors of Burmese cooking been so achievable for home cooks.

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