Upcoming Events

  1. Lunch Break Cooking Class 4/27
    $30.00
    April 27: Noon-1pm

    Kyle : Lunch Break Cooking Class 4/27

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. Each week, our Culinary Director, Chef Kyle Wisner, will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and… Read More & Register »
  2. Cooking Class: Recipes from Root to Leaf
    $65.00
    April 28: 6:30-9pm

    Kyle Wisner: Cooking Class: Recipes from Root to Leaf

    Root to Leaf is one of our favorite new cookbooks of the Spring.  Arranged by seasons, author Steven Satterfield's beautiful book highlights simple, elegant, vegetable-focused food. Our Culinary Director, Chef Kyle Wisner, calls it insighful and inspiring. Join Kyle as he shares some of… Read More & Register »
  3. Author Talk: A Modern Way to Eat
    $35.00
    Book included
    April 30: 6:30-8pm

    Anna Jones: Author Talk: A Modern Way to Eat

    THIS EVENT IS BEING RESCHEDULED--STAY TUNED! When the UK edition of Anna Jones' gorgeous book hit our shelves last spring we were smitten, and many of you were too.  Her fresh take on vegetarian cooking gained many fans, and has inspired countless meals in our own kitchens (my… Read More & Register »
  4. Author Talk: Big Gay Ice Cream
    Free to all
    May 1: 6:30-8pm

    Bryan Petroff: Author Talk: Big Gay Ice Cream

    Welcome to Big Gay Ice Cream’s debut cookbook, a yearbook of ice cream accomplishments—all the recipes you need to create delicious frozen treats. • New to making ice cream at home? Never fear—freshman year starts off simple with store-bought toppings… Read More & Register »
  5. Independent Bookstore Day!
    Free to all
    May 2: All Day

    : Independent Bookstore Day!

    We're delighted to join with other area shops to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day!  Stop by any time for a day of cooking demos and delicious samples.  Pick up a passport at any of the participating stores--collect stamps at 3 stores and you'll be entered in… Read More & Register »
  6. Lunch Break Cooking Class 5/4
    $30.00
    May 4: Noon-1pm

    Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class 5/4

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. Each week, our Culinary Director, Chef Kyle Wisner, will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and… Read More & Register »
  7. Author Talk: The Picnic
    Free to all
    May 4: 6:30-8pm

    Marnie Hanel, Andrea Slonecker, & Jen Stevenson: Author Talk: The Picnic

    A picnic is a great escape from our day-to-day and a chance to turn a meal into something more festive and memorable. The Picnic, created by the women behind The Portland Picnic Society, shares everything you need to plan an effortless outdoor get-together: no-fail recipes, helpful checklists, and… Read More & Register »
  8. Author Talk: Simply Ancient Grains
    Free to all
    May 5: 6:30-8pm

    Maria Speck: Author Talk: Simply Ancient Grains

    The award-winning author of Ancient Grains for Modern Meals, Maria Speck makes cooking with ancient grains faster, more intuitive, and easier than ever before in this collection of recipes, most of which are gluten-free.  From black rice to red quinoa to golden Kamut berries, ancient grains are showing… Read More & Register »
  9. Cooking Class: Recipes from Cairo Kitchen
    $65.00
    May 6: 6:30-9pm

    Kyle Wisner: Cooking Class: Recipes from Cairo Kitchen

    Suzanne Zeidy's Cairo Kitchen has been one of our favorite imports since we brought it in last spring. A gorgeous book with tempting recipes or images on almost every page. Now it will finally be published in the U.S. on May 5th.  Join… Read More & Register »
  10. Author Talk: Food 52 Genius Recipes
    Free to all
    May 7: 10-11am

    Kristen Miglore: Author Talk: Food 52 Genius Recipes

    Genius recipes surprise us and make us rethink the way we cook. They might involve an unexpectedly simple technique, debunk a kitchen myth, or apply a familiar ingredient in a new way. They’re handed down by luminaries of the food world and become their legacies. And, once we… Read More & Register »
  11. Author Talk: Seven Spoons
    $27.50
    Book included
    May 7: 6:30-8pm

    Tara O'Brady: Author Talk: Seven Spoons

    Tara O'Brady was one of the earliest food bloggers to enter the scene, and now, nearly ten years after she first started Seven Spoons, she has become one of the most highly regarded and unique voices in the culinary arena. In her highly anticipated debut cookbook, Seven Spoons,… Read More & Register »
  12. Author Talk: Orchard House
    Free to all
    May 9: 10-11am

    Tara Austen Weaver: Author Talk: Orchard House

    Peeling paint, stained floors, vined-over windows, a neglected and wild garden—Tara Austen Weaver can’t get the Seattle real estate listing out of her head. Any sane person would have seen the abandoned property for what it was: a ramshackle half-acre filled with dead grass, blackberry vines,… Read More & Register »
  13. Lunch Break Cooking Class 5/11
    $30.00
    May 11: Noon-1pm

    Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class 5/11

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. Each week, our Culinary Director, Chef Kyle Wisner, will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and… Read More & Register »
  14. Author Talk: Superfood Snacks
    Free to all
    May 11: 6:30-8pm

    Julie Morris: Author Talk: Superfood Snacks

    Cookies packed with protein. Savory crackers that help balance blood sugar. Chocolate truffles bursting with anti-aging antioxidants. With benefits like these, you'll never look at snacks the same way again! Julie Morris, author of the bestselling Superfood Kitchen and Superfood Smoothies, proves that crave-worthy treats can be abundantly… Read More & Register »
  15. Author Talk: Fika: The Art of The Swedish Coffee Break
    Free to all
    May 12: 6:30-8pm

    Anna Brones: Author Talk: Fika: The Art of The Swedish Coffee Break

    Sweden is one of the world’s top coffee consuming nations, and the twice-daily social coffee break known as fika is a cherished custom. Fika can be had alone or in groups, indoors or outdoors, while traveling or at home. A time to take a rest from… Read More & Register »
  16. Cooking Class: Wild Foods
    $65.00
    May 13: 6:30-9pm

    Kyle Wisner: Cooking Class: Wild Foods

    Join chef Kyle Wisner on an exploration of wild foods. Foraged from the farmers' market, Kyle will take you through a menu full of some of the highlights of a northwest Spring. The menu includes: Toast with sauteed chantrelles, sherry, and a soft egg; Watercress and hazelnut salad with parmesan;… Read More & Register »
  17. Author Talk: Yogurt
    Free to all
    May 17: 11am-noon

    Janet Fletcher: Author Talk: Yogurt

    Americans have fallen in love with yogurt, thanks to its creamy texture, tangy flavor, and health-promoting probiotic cultures. In Yogurt, a fresh and modern full-color cookbook, author Janet Fletcher demonstrates the versatility of this dairy superstar in more than fifty recipes for appetizers, salads, soups, beverages, and desserts. From… Read More & Register »
  18. Lunch Break Cooking Class 5/18
    $30.00
    May 18: Noon-1pm

    Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class 5/18

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. Each week, our Culinary Director, Chef Kyle Wisner, will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and… Read More & Register »
  19. Cooking Class: Whole Roast Chicken Dinner
    $65.00
    May 20: 6:30-9pm

    Kyle Wisner: Cooking Class: Whole Roast Chicken Dinner

    Few meals are more satisfying than those built around a crispy, juicy roast chicken.  If you'd like to master the art of perfect roast chicken and add these meals to your repertoire, then this class is for you.  Chef Kyle will take you through the steps to… Read More & Register »
  20. Author Talk: The Dirty Apron Cookbook
    Free to all
    May 21: 6:30-8pm

    David Robertson: Author Talk: The Dirty Apron Cookbook

    Want to impress your dinner guests? Need to diversify your regular menu? Nervous about trying a new cooking technique? Tired of eating alone? The Dirty Apron Cooking School caters to a range of students--both beginners and more experienced cooks--looking to come away with delicious menus and more confidence in the… Read More & Register »
  21. Cooking Class: Whole Fish Cooking
    $65.00
    May 27: 6:30-9pm

    Kyle Wisner: Cooking Class: Whole Fish Cooking

    Just in time for Copper River Salmon seaon, Culinary Director Kyle will reprise his wildly popular Whole Fish Cooking Class! Fish is one of the defining foods of the Pacific Northwest, and many of us want to up our fish-cooking game. Kyle will build your skills and help you… Read More & Register »
  22. Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/1
    $30.00
    June 1: Noon-1pm

    Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/1

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. Each week, our Culinary Director, Chef Kyle Wisner, will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and… Read More & Register »
  23. Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/8
    $30.00
    June 8: Noon-1pm

    Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/8

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. Each week, our Culinary Director, Chef Kyle Wisner, will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and… Read More & Register »
  24. Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/15
    $30.00
    June 15: Noon-1pm

    Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/15

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. Each week, our Culinary Director, Chef Kyle Wisner, will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and… Read More & Register »
  25. Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/22
    $30.00
    June 22: Noon-1pm

    Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/22

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. Each week, our Culinary Director, Chef Kyle Wisner, will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and… Read More & Register »
  26. Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/29
    $30.00
    June 29: Noon-1pm

    Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class 6/29

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. Each week, our Culinary Director, Chef Kyle Wisner, will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and… Read More & Register »
  27. Cooking Class: Fish Taco Night
    $65.00
    July 1: 6:30-9pm

    Olaiya Land: Cooking Class: Fish Taco Night

    Besides being absolutely delicious, tacos are fun to make and great for feeding a crowd.  Join Chef Olaiya Land as she takes you through the ins and outs of making your own tortillas, crafting a balanced salsa, and making perfect fish tacos.   The menu includes: Homemade Corn… Read More & Register »
  28. Cooking Class: Modern Moroccan
    $65.00
    July 16: 6:30-9pm

    Olaiya Land: Cooking Class: Modern Moroccan

    Join chef Olaiya Land on an exploration of Morocco’s rich culinary tradition. Olaiya will show you how to use the North African spice palette with seasonal ingredients to create a lush Moroccan menu. We’ll make:  Marrakesh Chicken Tagine with Green Olive and Preserved Lemon;… Read More & Register »