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!

Tues. March 7 • Sarah Britton • Naturally Nourished: Healthy, Delicious Meals Made with Everyday Ingredients • 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE

Sarah Britton, author of My New Roots, streamlines vegetarian cooking by bringing her signature bright photography and fantastic flavors to an accessible cookbook fit for any budget, any day of the week. With recipes for vegan and gluten-free options and ideas for substitutions, this beautiful cookbook shows readers how to cook smart, not hard.

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OFF-SITE EVENT! Wed. March 8 • Andrea Nguyen and the Evolution of Pho • At the JCCSF • 7:00 p.m. $18

In her newest work, The Pho Cookbook, she thoughtfully chronicles Vietnam’s national food and comfort soup, pho. Join us for a conversation and tasting as Andrea dives deep into pho’s origins, dispelling myths of a colonial history and discussing pho’s place in present-day America. Andrea will walk us through pho’s intricate ingredients in a cooking demonstration and tasting. BUY TICKETS!

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Fri. March 10 • Anita Verna Crofts • Meet Me at the Bamboo Table • 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE

A.V. Crofts has spent decades eating (and learning) her way around the world. She's studied in China, taught in Italy, and conducted humanitarian communications trainings in war-torn Sudan. Here, she traces a lifetime of meals across states and continents for the ways that food ties us together.

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Tue March 14 • Rebecca Katz • The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen, Second Edition: Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery •6:30pm-7:30pm • FREE

This new and revised edition of the IACP award-winning cookbook brings the healing power of delicious, nutritious foods to those whose hearts and bodies crave a revitalizing meal, through 150 new and updated recipes. Featuring science-based, nutrient-rich recipes that are easy to prepare and designed to give patients a much-needed boost by stimulating appetite and addressing treatment side effects including fatigue, nausea, dehydration, mouth and throat soreness, tastebud changes, and weight loss.

 

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Wed. March 22 • Colu Henry • Back Pocket Pasta: Inspired Dinners to Cook on the Fly • 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE

As much a mindset as it is a cookbook, Back Pocket Pasta shows how a well-stocked kitchen and a few seasonal ingredients can be the driving force behind delicious, simply prepared meals. Pantry staples—a handful of items to help you up your dinner game—give you a head start come 6pm, so you can start cooking in your head on the way home from work.

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Sat. March 25 • COOKIE CONTEST!!!! 3:00-4:00 p.m. • FREE to entrants, $5 for tasters/judges

Here's the deal: Make your favorite cookies - a lot of them - and bring them to Omnivore to compete in the contest for best cookie of 2017! If you want to just eat cookies and not bake them, pay us $5 and judge for yourself (and for us). The winner splits the door money with us, and there will be runner-up prizes as well. Get ready to crumble! (Sorry, I couldn't help myself).

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OFF-SITE EVENT! Sun. March 26. Tipple & Snack: Cocktail Book Fair at Bar Agricole! 3:00-5:00 p.m. $25

Join us for our first ever book fair and cocktail party at Bar Agricole. We plan to make this a regular quarterly series, with drinks, snacks, and food and drink books, both vintage and new. Each event will have a theme, and this one is, appropriately, cocktails! Omnivore will have some wonderful and unique books for purchase at the event, so we hope you can join us! TICKET LINK TO COME SHORTLY.

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Thurs. March 30 • Joy Wilson • Joy the Baker Over Easy: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Leisurely Days • 6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE

Joy Wilson is the voice behind the popular blog Joy the Baker. She's obsessed with butter, sugar, cream, and dark chocolate. Here are 125 recipes to tackle any brunch craving—from juices and coffees, to breads, eggs, pancakes, sandwiches, salads, and definitely bacon.

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