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May 2019

Slow Books: Discussion of Anthony Bourdain’s “Kitchen Confidential”

May 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Healdsburg

Join us for a Slow Book discussion of Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. There is no charge for this event, but space is limited. Please RSVP to slowfoodsonomacountynorth@gmail.com. Once we receive your registration, we will send you additional information and directions to the event. What Is Slow Books? Slow Books is a series of discussions of food-related books written from a variety of perspectives--chef, critic, consumer, producer. Meetings are held every 6 weeks and are open to everyone with an…

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June 2019

Slow Books: Discussion of Daniel Stone’s “The Food Explorer”

June 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Windsor, CA
Free

Join us for a Slow Book discussion of The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats," by Daniel Stone. There is no charge for this event, but space is limited. Please RSVP to slowfoodsonomacountynorth@gmail.com. Once we receive your registration, we will send you additional information and directions to the event. What Is Slow Books? Slow Books is a series of discussions of food-related books written from a variety of perspectives--chef, critic, consumer, producer. Meetings are held…

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September 2019

Around the Slow Table, Cookbook Version (full, waitlist only)

September 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Cloverdale
Free

Around the Slow Table, Ruth Reichl, "My Kitchen Year" Do you like to try new recipes and share the results with a small group of friends? Do you enjoy discussing a dish’s ingredients and process of creating it? If your answer is YES, then join us for dinner based on recipes each guest prepares from My Kitchen Year, by Ruth Reichl. The location is Shelley and Sam Witten's home in Cloverdale; their address will be sent upon registration. For this dinner,…

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February 2020

Slow Books: “The Omnivore’s Dilemma”

February 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cloverdale
Free

On Monday, February 24, Slow Books will discuss The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan. We will meet at 5:30 pm at Denaire Nixon's home in Cloverdale. RSVP required What should we have for dinner? Ten years ago, Michael Pollan confronted us with this seemingly simple question and, with "The Omnivore’s Dilemma," his brilliant and eye-opening exploration of our food choices, demonstrated that how we answer it today may determine not only our health but our…

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April 2020

Slow Books: Clementine in the Kitchen (postponed)

April 13 @ 5:00 pm

  Slow Books: "Clementine in the Kitchen" The April 13 discussion of Clementine in the Kitchen by Phineas Beck has been postponed until it's safe to meet up again. In the meantime, enjoy reading the book! When "Clémentine in the Kitchen" first appeared in 1943, it immediately captivated American readers. Written by the artist Samuel Chamberlain under the pen name Phineas Beck, it recounts the gastronomic adventures of the Beck/Chamberlain family during the decade that their beguiling Burgundian cook Clémentine produced wonderful…

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