Upcoming Events

  1. Book Signing: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus
    Free to all
    October 1: 7:45pm

    Renee Erickson: Book Signing: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus

    If you missed out on snagging a seat at Renee's author talk, never fear!  You can still meet Renee and pick up a signed copy of A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus. When the talk ends, we'll open our doors for a book signing. … Read More & Register »
  2. Author Talk: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus
    $40.00
    October 1: 6:30-8pm

    Renee Erickson: Author Talk: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus

    It's not an exaggeration to say we've waited years for this book. As longtime fans of Renee Erickson's restaurants, we've longed to re-create her recipes (like that crazy-good Zucchini Bread at The Whale Wins) at home. Renee's highly anticipated book is all… Read More & Register »
  3. Baking Class: Pâte à Choux
    $65.00
    October 2: 6:30-9pm

    Rachael Coyle: Baking Class: Pâte à Choux

    Pâte à Choux is an essential French dough used to make eclairs, gougeres, cream puffs, profiteroles and more! In this hands-on class you'll learn how to make this classic dough and use it in sweet and savory forms. Rachael will cover piping techinique,… Read More & Register »
  4. Lunch Break Cooking Class 10/6
    $30.00
    October 6: Noon-1pm

    Rachael Coyle: Lunch Break Cooking Class 10/6

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. This Monday, Chef Rachael Coyle will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Rachael will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and seasonal ingredients,… Read More & Register »
  5. Author Dinner: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus
    $120.00
    Book included
    October 6: 6:30pm
    at Delancey

    Renee Erickson: Author Dinner: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus

    Renee Erickson, chef owner of many beloved Seattle restaurants including The Walrus & The Carpenter and Boat Street Café, is publishing her first cookbook, A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus. We’re delighted to partner with our friends at Delancey to celebrate its release.  Delancey chef … Read More & Register »
  6. Author Talk: Seriously Delish
    $29.99
    Book included
    October 7: 6:30-8pm

    Jessica Merchant: Author Talk: Seriously Delish

    Jessica Merchant, creator of the popular food blog How Sweet Eats, has now created her first cookbook, Seriously Delish. Her playfulness jumps off the page in her inventive and incredibly delicious recipes, such as Amaretto–Butternut Squash Soup with Cinnamon Toast Croutons, Mini Crab Cakes with Sweet Corn and… Read More & Register »
  7. Author Cocktail Party: Never Trust A Skinny Italian Chef
    $150.00
    Book included
    October 8: 6:30-9:30
    at Cuoco

    Massimo Bottura: Author Cocktail Party: Never Trust A Skinny Italian Chef

    We’re thrilled to welcome Massimo Bottura, chef of 3-Michelin-star restaurant Osteria Francescana, to Seattle to celebrate the release of his first major cookbook, NEVER TRUST A SKINNY ITALIAN CHEF.  Tucked away on a quiet cobblestone street in Modena, Italy, Bottura’s renowned restaurant (number 3 on the… Read More & Register »
  8. Author Lunch: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus
    $85.00
    Book included
    October 8: 11:30
    at The London Plane

    Renee Erickson: Author Lunch: A Boat, A Whale, and A Walrus

    It's no secret that we are big fans of Renee Erickson's restaurants (The Walrus & The Carpenter, The Whale Wins, Barnacle, and Boat Street Café).  Her food, casual style, and appreciation of simple beauty is an inspiration to eaters in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. … Read More & Register »
  9. Author Talk & Demo: Let Us All Eat Cake
    Free to all
    October 9: 6:30-8pm

    Catherine Ruehle: Author Talk & Demo: Let Us All Eat Cake

    Celebrate your favorite holidays and special occasions from birthdays to bake sales, Halloween to Christmas—and even the everyday—with delectable gluten-free cakes. In this delightful collection, Catherine Ruehle, a pastry chef and cake artist turned wellness foods chef, shares sixty classic cake recipes that are every bit… Read More & Register »
  10. Lunch Break Cooking Class 10/13
    $30.00
    October 13: noon-1pm

    Kyle Wisner: Lunch Break Cooking Class 10/13

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. This Monday, Kyle Wisner, chef at The London Plane, will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kyle will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new… Read More & Register »
  11. Author Talk: Handmade Gatherings
    Free to all
    October 13: 6:30-8pm

    Ashley English: Author Talk: Handmade Gatherings

    From the décor, to the entertainment, on down to the recipes themselves, Handmade Gatherings presents inspired suggestions for thoughtful, flavorful, festive communal dining. Here you'll find sixteen parties built around the rhythm of the seasons. Frosty winter fetes, lush springtime soirees, sultry summer get-togethers, and crisp… Read More & Register »
  12. Author Talk: How To Cook Everything Fast
    $5.00
    October 14: 7:30pm
    at Town Hall Seattle

    Mark Bittman: Author Talk: How To Cook Everything Fast

    Though awareness of the relationship between home-cooked food and healthier lifestyles is increasing, so is the pace of our lives, and many people can’t make the time to cook elaborate recipes for every meal. Veteran food writer Mark Bittman (How to Cook Everything, Vegan Before 6p.m.)… Read More & Register »
  13. Cooking Class: Recipes from Plenty More
    $65.00
    October 15: 6:30-9pm

    Kim O'Donnel: Cooking Class: Recipes from Plenty More

    Note: This class is taught by the fabulous Kim O'Donnell, based on recipes from Plenty More. Yotam Ottolenghi's book Plenty presented vegetarian cooking in a new light. With its global flavors and creative use of spices and herbs, it quickly established itself as one of… Read More & Register »
  14. Author Talk: Pie School
    Free to all
    October 16: 6:30-8pm

    Kate Lebo: Author Talk: Pie School

    Unlock the secret to baking the perfect crust, and everything else is easy as pie. Seattle literary and culinary darling Kate Lebo shares her recipes for fifty perfect pies. Included are apple (of course), five ways with rhubarb, lemon chiffon, several blueberry pie variations, galettes, and more. Learn the tricks… Read More & Register »
  15. Croissant Workshop
    $100.00
    October 19: 9am-1pm

    Rachael Coyle: Croissant Workshop

    In this in-depth hands-on workshop, pastry chef and owner of Coyle’s Bakeshop, Rachael Coyle will teach you how to make delicious croissants from start to finish. You’ll learn how to assemble and laminate the dough, how to shape four varieties of pastries, and how to… Read More & Register »
  16. Lunch Break Cooking Class 10/20
    $30.00
    October 20: noon-1pm

    Erin Coopey: Lunch Break Cooking Class 10/20

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. This Monday, chef/author Erin Coopey will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Erin will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and seasonal ingredients,… Read More & Register »
  17. Author Book Signing: Thug Kitchen: Eat Like You Give a F*ck
    Free to all
    October 22: 6:30-8pm

    Thug Kitchen: Author Book Signing: Thug Kitchen: Eat Like You Give a F*ck

    DISCLAIMER: This writeup contains saucier language than we typically use in polite company.  Okay with that? Then read on: Thug Kitchen started their wildly popular web site to inspire people to eat some Goddamn vegetables and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Named Saveur’s Best New Food blog of 2013… Read More & Register »
  18. Author Talk: World Spice at Home
    Free to all
    October 23: 6:30-8pm

    Julie Kramis Hearne: Author Talk: World Spice at Home

    No trip to Pike Place Market would be complete with out a trip to World Spice Market.  And now they've brought their unique blends and flavors to this lovely cookbook.  This book brings the world's exotic spices to your home kitchen to breath new life into… Read More & Register »
  19. Lunch Break Cooking Class 10/27
    $30.00
    October 27: Noon-1pm

    Kim O'Donnel: Lunch Break Cooking Class 10/27

    Looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the noon hour? Then join us for our lunch-break cooking class series. This Monday, chef/author Kim O'Donnel will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Kim will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and… Read More & Register »
  20. Author Cocktail Party: Marcus Off Duty
    $75.00
    Book included
    October 30: 6:30-8:30pm
    at The Palace Ballroom

    Marcus Samuelsson: Author Cocktail Party: Marcus Off Duty

    We're delighted to partner with our friends at Tom Douglas Restaurants to welcome award-winning chef and New York Times Bestselling author Marcus Samuelsson to Seattle! Join us at the Palace Ballroom for a party to celebrate Marcus' new cookbook: Marcus Off-Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home.… Read More & Register »
  21. Author Talk: America Farm To Table
    VIP reception $85, Ticket w/Book $35, Ticket only $10
    November 2: 7:30-8:45pm
    at Town Hall Seattle

    Mario Batali: Author Talk: America Farm To Table

    Book Larder and Town Hall Seattle are thrilled to welcome Seattle native and world-renowned chef Mario Batali back home to celebrate his latest book: America Farm to Table.  Mario knows the importance of ingredients to any amazing dish, and like many local chefs sees farmers as the… Read More & Register »
  22. Author Talk: Baking Chez Moi
    $40.00
    Book included
    November 3: 6:30-8pm

    Dorie Greenspan: Author Talk: Baking Chez Moi

    With her groundbreaking bestseller Around My French Table, Dorie Greenspan changed the way we view French food. Now, in Baking Chez Moi, she explores the fascinating world of French desserts, bringing together a charmingly uncomplicated mix of contemporary recipes, including original creations based on traditional and regional specialties, and drawing… Read More & Register »
  23. Author Talk: The Vegetarian Flavor Bible
    Author Talk is free; guarantee a seat with book pre-purchase
    November 4: 6:30-8pm

    Karen Page: Author Talk: The Vegetarian Flavor Bible

    Throughout time, people have chosen to adopt a vegetarian or vegan diet for a variety of reasons, from ethics to economy to personal and planetary well-being. Experts now suggest a new reason for doing so: maximizing flavor - which is too often masked by meat-based stocks or butter and cream.… Read More & Register »
  24. Author Talk: Joy The Baker Homemade Decadence
    $30.00
    Book included
    November 5: 6:30-8pm

    Joy Wilson: Author Talk: Joy The Baker Homemade Decadence

    Joy Wilson believes that everything is better with pie. And caramel. And definitely ice cream. Her world is pretty sweet: she dabbles daily in butter and sugar as her blogging alter ego, Joy the Baker. Her new book, Joy the Baker Homemade Decadence, is packed with 125 of Joy… Read More & Register »
  25. Author Talk: Flavor Flours
    $40.00
    Book included
    November 6: 6:30-8pm

    Alice Medrich: Author Talk: Flavor Flours

    In this monumental new work, beloved dessert queen Alice Medrich applies her baking precision and impeccable palate to flavor flours—wheat-flour alternatives including rice flour, oat flour, corn flour, sorghum flour, teff, and more. The resulting (gluten-free!) recipes show that baking with alternate flours adds an extra dimension of… Read More & Register »
  26. Author Talk & Demo: Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts
    Free to all
    November 10: 6:30-8pm

    Aglaia Kremezi: Author Talk & Demo: Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts

    In Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts, Aglaia Kremezi, who introduced Greek cooking to an American audience, has gone back to her roots, rediscovering the delicious, fresh, healthy, easy-to-make recipes she grew up with, like Flat Bread with Dried Figs, Spicy Cheese, and Rosemary; Santorini Favas with Braised Capers and Onions; and… Read More & Register »
  27. Cooking Class: Vegetarian Thanksgiving
    $65.00
    November 11: 6:30-8pm

    Kim O'Donnel: Cooking Class: Vegetarian Thanksgiving

    Remember those Thanksgiving gatherings when just one lonely outcast opted out of the turkey? Those days are long gone. Due to the rise of “flexitarianism” and other eat-less-meat trends, Thanksgiving — the mac-daddy of gastronomic holidays — has become a mixed-diet affair. Our guide is local author/chef… Read More & Register »
  28. Author Dinner: Prune
    $125.00
    Book included
    November 12: 5:30 & 8:30pm
    at The Walrus and The Carpenter

    Gabrielle Hamilton: Author Dinner: Prune

    We're thrilled to partner with Renee Erickson and the team at the Walrus and The Carpenter to welcome Gabrielle Hamilton back to Seattle.  From bestselling author of Blood, Bones & Butter, comes her eagerly anticipated cookbook debut filled with signature recipes from her celebrated New… Read More & Register »
  29. Author Talk: Fresh & Fermented
    Free to all
    November 13: 6:30-8pm

    Julie O'Brien: Author Talk: Fresh & Fermented

    Eating naturally fermented, probiotic foods (such as kimchi) is one of the healthiest and most effective ways to improve digestion. Balance the digestive system and boost your immunity with healthful, simple, and delicious everyday meals using Firefly Kitchens' recipes for fermented kimchi, krauts, and carrots. Making homemade fermented foods… Read More & Register »
  30. Author Talk: Blue Chair Cooks with Jam and Marmalade
    Free to all
    November 16: 11am-noon

    Rachel Saunders: Author Talk: Blue Chair Cooks with Jam and Marmalade

    Building on the success of her James Beard Award-nominated Blue Chair Jam Cookbook, Rachel Saunders' Blue Chair Cooks with Jam & Marmalade is the definitive modern guide to using preserves in the kitchen. Far from merely a narrow look at obvious ways to incorporate jam, Blue… Read More & Register »
  31. Cooking Class: Chicken Fundamentals
    $65.00
    November 17: 6:30-9pm

    Erin Coopey: Cooking Class: Chicken Fundamentals

    Although for many of us chicken is our go-to protein, we tend to make the same things over and over again. Chef Erin will break you out of your rut! You'll not only learn the money saving technique of how to cut-up and bone a whole … Read More & Register »
  32. Author Talk: Indian for Everyone
    Free to all
    November 18: 6:30-8pm

    Anupy Singla: Author Talk: Indian for Everyone

    Indian for Everyone is the go-to Indian cookbook that every home cook should own. This is Anupy Singla's most comprehensive cookbook yet, with more than 100 classic recipes, including many with meat and seafood, but written to be adaptable for vegan and vegetarian diets. The majority of the recipes are… Read More & Register »
  33. Author Talk: The Baking Bible
    $40.00
    Book included
    November 19: 6:30-8pm

    Rose Levy Beranbaurm: Author Talk: The Baking Bible

    Legendary baker Rose Levy Beranbaum is back with her most extensive “bible” yet. With all-new recipes for the best cakes, pies, tarts, cookies, candies, pastries, breads, and more, this magnum opus draws from Rose’s passion and expertise in every category of baking. As is to be… Read More & Register »
  34. Author Talk: The 52 New Foods Challenge
    Free to all
    November 20: 6:30-8pm

    Jennifer Tyler Lee: Author Talk: The 52 New Foods Challenge

    Like many parents, Jennifer Tyler Lee struggled to get her kids to eat healthy, balanced meals. The answer, she discovered, was making it a game. “We’ll try one new food each week,” she told her kids. “You pick!” She called it the 52 New Foods… Read More & Register »
  35. Author Talk: Salt Block Cooking
    Free to all
    November 21: 6:30-8pm

    Mark Bitterman: Author Talk: Salt Block Cooking

    No trip to Portland is complete without a trip to The Meadow, Mark Bitterman's gorgeous shop filled with chocolate, flowers, spirits, and salt.  Mark's an accomplished author too, and we're delighted he'll visit the shop to celebrate Salt Block Cooking. This is the… Read More & Register »
  36. Author Talk: Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry
    Free to all
    November 23: 11am-noon

    Cathy Barrow: Author Talk: Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry

    In Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry, food preserving expert Cathy Barrow presents a beautiful collection of essential preserving techniques for turning the fleeting abundance of the farmers’ market into a well-stocked pantry full of canned fruits and vegetables, jams, stocks, soups, and more. As Cathy writes… Read More & Register »