Upcoming Events

  1. Cooking Class: Dinner from “Gjelina’
    $70.00
    May 5: 6:30-9pm

    Olaiya Land: Cooking Class: Dinner from “Gjelina’

    Since it's release last fall Gjelina by Travis Lett has been one of our best selling books, not to mention that the restaurant by the same name is one the of the most talked about restaurants in Los Angeles.  Join chef Olaiya Land as she shares some of… Read More & Register »
  2. Lunch Break Cooking Class 5/9
    $30.00
    May 9: Noon-1pm

    Amanda Coba: Lunch Break Cooking Class 5/9

    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 week, our event chef Amanda Coba will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Amanda will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and seasonal ingredients,… Read More & Register »
  3. Cooking Class: Spring Cocktails
    $75.00
    May 10: 6:30-9pm

    Paul Clarke: Cooking Class: Spring Cocktails

    Come celebrate spring and longer days with a class that will teach you some seasonal cocktails to add to your warm weather entertaining.  We welcome back Paul Clarke, editor of Imbibe Magazine and author of The Cocktail Chronicles ​to demonstrate some of his… Read More & Register »
  4. Author Talk: Mexican Today
    Free to all
    May 11: 6:30-8pm

    Pati Jinich: Author Talk: Mexican Today

    On her PBS TV series, now in its fifth season and nominated for 2 James Beard Awards, as well as in frequent appearances on shows like The Chew, Pati Jinich, a busy mother of three, has shown a flair for making Mexican cooking irresistibly accessible. In Mexican Today, she shares easy,… Read More & Register »
  5. Cooking Class: Baking Rye Bread with Sea Wolf Bakers
    $65.00
    May 12: 6:30-9pm

    Kit & Jesse Schumann: Cooking Class: Baking Rye Bread with Sea Wolf Bakers

    Join Jesse & Kit Schumann of Sea Wolf Bakers as they share the secrets of their amazing Rye Bread.  They'll teach you the key points of baking high-percentage rye bread: hand-mixing, proofing and baking. They'll also provide examples of rye dough throughout the bread-making process. Using covered… Read More & Register »
  6. The Great Book Larder Bake Off: Layer Cakes
    $5.00
    May 15: 3:30-4:30pm

    : The Great Book Larder Bake Off: Layer Cakes

    We’re delighted to announce our next GREAT BOOK LARDER BAKE OFF!  We love the Great British Bake Off, and it’s clear that lots of you do too, so we decided to put on our own baking contest.  And you can participate, either… Read More & Register »
  7. Lunch Break Cooking Class—May 16th
    $30.00
    May 16: Noon-1pm

    Amy Pennington: Lunch Break Cooking Class—May 16th

    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 week, local author Amy Pennington will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Amy will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and seasonal ingredients,… Read More & Register »
  8. Author Talk: Pure Delicious: More that 150 Delectable Allergen-Free Recipes
    Free to all
    May 17: 6:30-8pm

    Heather Christo: Author Talk: Pure Delicious: More that 150 Delectable Allergen-Free Recipes

    As a chef, former caterer, and much-loved food blogger, Heather Christo’s life revolves around food, so when she and her daughters were diagnosed with severe food allergies, she thought her life—and career—were over. With ingredients like gluten, dairy, nuts, and even cane sugar and… Read More & Register »
  9. Author Talk & Dessert Party: Sweeter Off the Vine
    $24.00
    Book included
    May 18: 6:30-8pm

    Yossy Arefi: Author Talk & Dessert Party: Sweeter Off the Vine

    Celebrate the luscious fruits of every season with this stunning collection of heirloom-quality recipes for pies, cakes, tarts, ice cream, preserves, and other sweet treats. Yossy Arefi’s recipes showcase what’s fresh and vibrant any time of year by enhancing the enticing sweetness of fruits with… Read More & Register »
  10. Cooking Class: Sourdough 101 with Sea Wolf Bakers
    $70.00
    May 22: 10am-12:30pm

    Kit & Jesse Schumann: Cooking Class: Sourdough 101 with Sea Wolf Bakers

    Thinking of baking sourdough, but fearful of making a starter? Have sourdough loaves that just don't seem to rise? Or just want to raise your bread-baking game? Then join us as we welcome Jesse & Kit Schumann, the team behind Sea Wolf Bakers, to our kitchen for Sourdough 101. … Read More & Register »
  11. Lunch Break Cooking Class 5/23
    $30.00
    May 23: Noon-1pm

    Amanda Coba: Lunch Break Cooking Class 5/23

    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 week, our event chef Amanda Coba will prepare a seasonally-inspired lunch for participants in an informal, 60-minute class. Amanda will demonstrate cooking fundamentals, talk about new and seasonal ingredients,… Read More & Register »
  12. Author Talk: Layered
    Free to all
    May 24: 6:30-8pm

    Tessa Huff: Author Talk: Layered

    It’s time to venture beyond vanilla and chocolate and take your baking skills up a notch. We’re talking layers—two, three, four, or more! Create sky-high, bakery-quality treats at home with Tessa Huff’s 150 innovative recipes, which combine new and exciting flavors of… Read More & Register »
  13. Author Talk: Five Morsels of Love
    Free to all
    May 25: 6:30-8pm

    Archana Pidathala : Author Talk: Five Morsels of Love

    Five Morsels of Love is a collection of over 100 heirloom recipes based on G Nirmala Reddy’s 1974 South Indian cookbook Vanita Vanṭakālu. In Five Morsels of Love, Nirmala Reddy’s granddaughter Archana captures a cross-section of their family recipes along with anecdotal… Read More & Register »
  14. Author Book Party at The Palace Ballroom: 32 Yolks
    $65 General Admission; $120 VIP Reception
    May 26: 7-8:30pm
    at The Palace Ballroom

    Eric Ripert: Author Book Party at The Palace Ballroom: 32 Yolks

    We're delighted to team up with the folks at Tom Douglas' Palace Ballroom for Join us for an evening with the world-renowned chef Eric Ripert (owner of the three Michelin star restaurant Le Bernardin in New York) as we discuss tales from the kitchen, favorite recipes and his… Read More & Register »
  15. Author Talk: Make Mead Like a Viking
    Free to all
    May 31: 6:30-8pm

    Jereme Zimmerman: Author Talk: Make Mead Like a Viking

    Mead. Vikings. It’s impossible to think of one without the other. So why try? In Make Mead Like a Viking, Jereme Zimmerman unlocks the brewing secrets of the ancient Norse and shows readers how homebrewing mead can be not only simple but fun.As a homesteader, fermentation… Read More & Register »
  16. Cooking Class: Pacific Northwest Inspired Indian Cuisine
    $70.00
    June 1: 6:30-9pm

    Bella Sangar: Cooking Class: Pacific Northwest Inspired Indian Cuisine

    We are excited to welcome local chef, cooking instructor, and staple at the Queen Anne Farmers Market Bella Sangar to the Book Larder.  Bella will teach you how to incorporate indian flavors into local, seasonal ingredients. The menu includes: Warm Asparagus, Potato and Cherry Salad… Read More & Register »
  17. Author Talk: The Starving Artist Cookbook
    Free to all
    June 2: 6:30-8pm

    Sara Zin: Author Talk: The Starving Artist Cookbook

    Aspiring artist Sara Zin turned 30 and hit a wall. She was hungry—starving—to find meaning in her art. Plus, she really wanted a home-cooked meals. Zin didn't know how to make them; she never learned how to cook. She decided it was time. And, as a… Read More & Register »
  18. Cooking Class: Southern Biscuits
    $70.00
    June 5: 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Brian Medford: Cooking Class: Southern Biscuits

    Join Brian Medford, of Idewild Biscuits and Bakes pop up- bakery to learn the basics of creating classic Southern buttermilk biscuits. Brian will teach you tricks for creating a flaky and tender biscuit at home as well how to create the perfect sausage gravy.  He’ll also show… Read More & Register »
  19. Author Dinner at Delancey: The Elements of Pizza
    $95.00
    Book included
    June 6: 6:30-9:30

    Ken Forkish: Author Dinner at Delancey: The Elements of Pizza

    When Brandon Pettit was developing the chewy, blistered pizza crust that he would ultimately serve at Delancey, he became a little obsessed.  Brandon traveled to pizza joints across the country tasting pies, sampling doughs, and talking to chefs in spots that exemplified the type of pizza he wanted to… Read More & Register »
  20. Cooking Class: Cooking with Spice
    $70.00
    June 7: 6:30-9pm

    Olaiya Land: Cooking Class: Cooking with Spice

    Incorporating new and exotic spices in your cooking can intimidating.  Join chef Olaiya Land  as she talks about her favorite spices and spice mixes and how you can incorpporate them in your everyday cooking.  The menu includes: Indian Spiced Yellow Split Pea Dip with… Read More & Register »
  21. Cooking Class: Sourdough 101 with Sea Wolf Bakers
    $70.00
    June 9: 6:30-9pm

    Kit & Jesse Schumann: Cooking Class: Sourdough 101 with Sea Wolf Bakers

    Thinking of baking sourdough, but fearful of making a starter? Have sourdough loaves that just don't seem to rise? Or just want to raise your bread-baking game? Then join us as we welcome Jesse & Kit Schumann, the team behind Sea Wolf Bakers, to our kitchen for Sourdough 101. … Read More & Register »
  22. Author Talk: Cooking Solo
    Free to all
    June 13: 6:30-8pm

    Klancy Miller: Author Talk: Cooking Solo

    At a time when 31 million American adults live alone, Klancy Miller is here to show that cooking for one is something to embrace. While making single servings from other cookbooks means scaling down ingredients, adjusting cooking times, or being stuck with leftovers, Cooking Solo gives readers just what… Read More & Register »
  23. Cooking Class: Swedish Midsummer Dinner
    $70.00
    June 14: 6:30-9pm

    Anna Brones: Cooking Class: Swedish Midsummer Dinner

    In a country where the winter is a long, and very dark, affair, it's no surprise that the summer solstice is one of the most important Swedish celebrations, a time to honor the longest day of the year. Known as midsommar, just like many other Swedish holidays, it's… Read More & Register »
  24. Demonstration Class: Salmon
    $50.00
    Book included
    June 15: 6:30-8:30pm

    Diane Morgan: Demonstration Class: Salmon

    Salmon is one of the defining ingredients of Pacific Northwest cuisine, and this time of year it's available in abundance.  Many of us are intimidated by cooking it, and it's easy to get into a rut if you find a technique that works well.  Make salmon… Read More & Register »
  25. Book Discussion: Kitchens of the Great Midwest
    $25.00
    Book included
    June 20: 6-7:30pm

    : Book Discussion: Kitchens of the Great Midwest

    Our quarterly book discussion kicked off in March and we’re excited to delve into our next piece! This month, we’ll lead a discussion of “Kitchens of the Great Midwest”, a novel by J. Ryan Stradal that paints a surprisingly unique gastronomic portrait of the… Read More & Register »
  26. Cooking Class: Spanish Tapas
    $70.00
    June 21: 6:30-9pm

    Erin Coopey: Cooking Class: Spanish Tapas

    Join chef Erin Coopey on an exploration of Spain's rich culinary tradition.  In this class, Erin will teach you how to prepare some of Spain's most delicious Tapas - small plates that can be served as appetizers or the centerpiece of a Spanish meal.  The menu… Read More & Register »
  27. Author Talk: Finding the Flavors We Lost
    Free to all
    June 22: 6:30-8pm

    Patric Kuh: Author Talk: Finding the Flavors We Lost

    The multiple-James Beard Award–winning restaurant critic for Los Angeles Magazine delivers an arresting exploration of our cultural demand for “artisanal” foods in a world dominated by corporate agribusiness. We hear the word “artisanal” all the time—attached to cheese, chocolate, coffee,… Read More & Register »
  28. Author Talk: Icy, Creamy, Healthy, Sweet
    Free to all
    June 23: 6:30-8pm

    Christine Chitnis: Author Talk: Icy, Creamy, Healthy, Sweet

    Imagine the excitement of hearing the musical sound of an ice cream truck coming down your street. Now imagine if that truck were filled with wholesome frozen treats! Icy, Creamy, Healthy, Sweet presents the best of both worlds: recipes that will bring joy to every sweet tooth while… Read More & Register »
  29. Cooking Class: Knife Skills
    $65.00
    June 28: 6:30-9pm

    Erin Coopey: Cooking Class: Knife Skills

    This hands-on class covers techniques used by chefs to safely and quickly mince, slice and dice vegetables. Chef Erin Coopey will help you with everything from proper grip to safety and maintenance. With a little practice you'll be cutting like a pro. Since this is a hands-on class, please… Read More & Register »
  30. Author Talk: The Slider Effect
    Free to all
    June 30: 6:30-8pm

    Jonathan Melendez: Author Talk: The Slider Effect

    Sliders are an art form, a modern-tapas-of-sorts . . . A remarkable slider is one that allows you to evenly taste all of the delicious ingredients within it. You can't eat just one! Way better than a cupcake, sliders are delicious and fun—and you can't eat just one of… Read More & Register »
  31. Cookbook Potluck: Flavorwalla
    $29.95 with book; $20 without
    July 17: 5:30-7pm

    : Cookbook Potluck: Flavorwalla

     Want to try lots of recipes from a cookbook, but don't necessarily want to make them all yourself?  Then join us for our July Cookbook Potluck Dinner, this month featuring Floyd Cardoz's Flavorwalla.  You sign up to bring a dish from the book to… Read More & Register »