Events & Book Tour
[Deb is taking a nap and exhibiting occasional bouts of craftiness. Happy Holidays!]
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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2012, 12-3 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2012, 8:00 a.m.
New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association Fall Conference
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012, 4:30 p.m.
American Made, Martha Stewart Living Panel
Grand Central Terminal
New York City
A panel discussion of 'What's Next.' With Pilar Guzman (Martha Stewart Living), Gabrielle Blair (Design Mom), Maxwell Ryan (Apartment Therapy) and others.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012
NPR's Morning Edition
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Note: Lynn Neary came over to our apartment a couple weeks ago to record this program (bumped from 10/30 due to the storm) and we had such a great time -- she's actually the guest that I made these scones for.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012, 1:00 p.m.
Williams-Sonoma, Beverly Hills
339 North Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA [Map]
Cooking demo + book signing. Please note: To have a book signed, a purchase of at least one book will be required in-store.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012, 1:00 p.m.
The Culinary Center at Whole Foods
3682 Bel Aire Plaza
Napa, CA [Map]
Cooking demo + book signing. Please note: Cooperfield's would love if you'd consider buying a book for signing in their wonderful store, but it is not a requirement.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2012, 2:00 p.m.
3885 Cesar Chavez Street
San Francisco, CA [Map]
Special presentation + book signing. Please note: Omnivore would prefer that you buy any books you'd like signed in their wonderful store. Please note time change; it will be one hour earlier to make sure I have as much time as possible to hang out before heading to Santa Cruz!
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Bookshop Santa Cruz
1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 [Map]
Short talk + Q&A + book signing. Please note: Everyone will be able to get their books signed but those that buy them at the store will have priority order during the signing portion.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
1005 W. Burnside
Portland, OR [Map]
Short talk + Q&A + book signing. Please note: Powell's does not mind if books purchased outside the store are signed during the event, however, those with outside books will be asked to stop at the info booth on their way in for a pass, so as not to raise security concerns.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
2505 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC [Map]
On-stage interview + Q&A + book signing
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012, 11:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. [SOLD OUT]
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
4252 Fremont Ave North
Seattle, WA 98103 [Map]
Special presentation + book signing. Please note: Ticketed guests will be admitted at 6:30 p.m. for the talk. Although tickets have sold out, anyone is welcome, ticket or not, around 7:45 p.m. for the signing. Book Larder prefers that books signed in the store are purchased there.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012, 10:00 a.m.
University Book Store
4326 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105 [Map]
Short talk + Q&A + book signing. The University Book Store prefers that you buy your cookbook for signing in their lovely store (but will not turn anyone away).
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2012, 3:00 p.m.
Williams-Sonoma, 59th & Lex
121 East 59th Street
New York, NY [Map]
Rescheduled launch event + cooking demo + book signing.
We were so sad to have to reschedule the original launch event on 10/30 at the Columbus Circle location due to Sandy. We are delighted to be able to reschedule it so quickly at the store across town (59th & Lexington) on a Saturday afternoon, when I hope it will be easy for everyone who wants to come to stop by and say hi. I hope you can make it! Please note (updated!): We would love if you'd consider buying a copy at the event but all are welcome at the signing.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012, 11:00 a.m.
Diane Rehm Show
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Politics and Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 [Map]
Book talk + Q&A + book signing. Politics and Prose would love if you'd consider buying your book to be signed from their wonderful store.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2012, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
National Press Club Book Fair and Authors Night
529 14th Street, NW
Washington DC [Map]
Ticketed event + book signing. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online. To have a book signed, it must be purchased at the fund raiser.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
The George Brown Chef School (in conjunction with The Cookbook Store)
300 Adelaide St East
Toronto, ON M4W 2H1 [Map]
Special presentation + book signing. Please note the change in venue. The initial batch of tickets sold out (thank you!) so it has been moved to a larger one. This remains a ticketed event. For more information, visit the site or call 1.800.268.6018 or 416.920.2665
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2012, 3:00 p.m.
The Book Cellar
4736-38 North Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625 [Map]
Book signing. Please note: The Book Cellar would prefer that you buy any book to be signed at their lovely store (but hold a soft spot for other independent stores where you may have bought your book and can show them a receipt.)
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2012, 1:00 p.m.
Ela Public Library (in conjunction with Lake Forest Bookstore)
275 Mohawk Trail
Lake Zurich, IL 60047 [Map]
Short talk + cooking demo + book signing.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2012, 7:00 p.m. [SOLD OUT]
Miele Kitchen Gallery (in conjunction with Wellesley Books)
555 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA [Map]
Cooking demo + book signing. Tickets are
$45$40 and include a cookbook. Doors are at 6:30 p.m.; event begins at 7:00 p.m. Although event is sold out, after 8:45 p.m. the doors will open to those that could not attend demo for the book signing portion. A purchase of a book (sold at event by Wellesley Books) is a requirement to have a book signed.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012, 6:00 p.m. [SOLD OUT]
Coolidge Corner Theatre (in conjunction with Brookline Booksmith)
290 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA [Map]
Short talk + Q&A + book signing. Tickets were free and were released to the public on Monday, November 5. Updated note from store: Although tickets are sold out, they will have a standby line forming on Tuesday, 11/28 at 5:30pm at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. Brookline Booksmith strongly encourages you to try the standby line, as they have a history of letting most of the standby line into the event. If you cannot make the standby line, or would simply like to meet Deb Perelman while getting your book signed, you are welcome to head to the Booksmith at 7pm, when the signing begins. Again, they request that you purchase (or pre-order) copies from Brookline Booksmith, and if you are unable to make the event, we are happy to get any books purchased at the Booksmith signed for you. If you have any questions, please call Brookline Booksmith at 617-566-6660. Thank you.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Darien Library (in conjunction with Barrett Bookstore)
1441 Post Road
Darien, CT 06820 [Map]
Special presentation + book signing + probably some heckling by my local family. Please note: The event would love if you'd consider purchasing a cookbook to be signed at their venue, but nobody will be turned away.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
603 North Lamar
Austin, TX 78703 [Map]
Short talk + Q&A + book signing. Please note: A purchase of at least one copy of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook at Book People will be required to receive a wristband to get on the signing line.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2012, 1:00 p.m.
Blue Willow Bookshop
14532 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079 [Map]
Short talk + Q&A + book signing. Please note: Those who purchase their book to be signed at Blue Willow will receive priority position in the signing line.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2012, 1:00 p.m.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2012, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
470 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ [Map]
Book signing Please note: Anthropologie would prefer that books signed at the event are purchased in-store.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA [Map]
Onstage interview + book signing. Deb will be interviewed by Maureen Fitzgerald (Philadelphia Inquirer food editor). Event is co-sponsored by The National Museum of American Jewish History. Books will be sold by Joseph Fox.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2012, 6:00 p.m.
New York, NY [Map]
Book signing. Fish's Eddy would love if you'd consider buying a book at their store, but it is not a requirement to have a book signed at the event.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. [SOLD OUT]
100 Frost Street
Brooklyn, NY [Map]
Cooking demo + Q&A + book signing. Please note: This is a ticketed event. Registration began on October 1st online. As of October 11th, it sold out. Apologies to all who could not get in.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2012, 12:00 p.m. [SOLD OUT]
100 Frost Street
Brooklyn, NY [Map]
Cooking demo + book signing Please note: This is a ticketed event. Only those with previously purchased tickets will be admitted. Sadly, it has already sold out but a second event has been added (see previous listing).
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16th, 12:00 p.m.
The Debrief with David Ushery
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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2012, 2:00 p.m.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012, 6:30 p.m.
Author at the Library Series
New York Public Library
455 5th Ave, 6th Floor
New York, NY [Map]
A conversation with Adam Roberts (creator of Amateur Gourmet and author of Secrets of the Best Chefs) + Q&A + book signing. Details.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2013, 2:00 p.m.
Appetite for Books
388 Victoria Avenue (corner Sherbrooke St W)
Westmount, QC H3Z 2N4
Ticketed reception. Call or visit store for tickets. Ticket price includes book, refreshments and wine. Those without tickets are welcome to come after 3 p.m. for an open book signing.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013, 8:30 to 9 a.m.
The Today Show
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
37 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Conversation + cookie swap + book signing! Adam Roberts (of Amateur Gourmet and author of Secrets of the Best Chefs), Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito (of the Baked Bakery and the authors of Baked Elements and more) and Dawn Casale (author/proprietor of One Girl Cookies) and I will be in conversation about cooking in New York City in 2013 followed by a book signing. And a Valentine's Cookie Swap! Bring a batch of your favorite schmoopy cookies and an empty tin and you could go home with a full tin of awesomeness.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013, 12:00 p.m.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013, 1:00 p.m. [SOLD OUT]
The Fearrington Granary
2000 Fearrington Village
Books and Cooks Lunch with Deb Perelman. $65 ticket price includes a three-course lunch (from the cookbook), coffee/tea, tax, gratuity, plus an autographed copy of the book.
Only 35 tickets are available. Tickets are limited and can be purchased by calling McIntyre’s Books at 919.542.3030.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Quail Ridge Books and Music
3522 Wade Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27607
Talk, Q+A and book signing. The time was originally incorrectly noted as 7 p.m. The event will actually be at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call the store at 919.828.1588.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2013, 9:30 a.m.
750 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC
Meet and greet. Plus, coffee and baked goods from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook on the patio.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2013, 10:00 a.m.
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC.
Book signing. Plus, coffee and samples from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
1628 16th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Talk, Q+A and book signing. Note: The Tattered Cover will give out free tickets for crowd control beginning at 6:30pm on 2/25. For more information, call the store at 303.436.1070.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
1511 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
Talk, Q+A and book signing. Event details on site. For more information, call the store at 801.484.9100.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Manuel's Tavern (in conjunction with A Capella Books)
602 N. Highland Ave.
Talk, Q+A and book signing. For more information, call the store at 404.681.5128.
FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. [SOLD OUT]
St. Louis, MO
Left Bank Books and Sauce Magazine presents a lunch with Deb
Perelman. This is a $45 ticket which includes a demo by Deb, lunch and a signed copy of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. Tickets can be purchased here. For more information, call Left Bank Books at 314.367.6731.
FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Left Bank Books
321 North 10th Street
St. Louis, MO
Talk, Q&A + book signing. For more information call Left Bank Books at 314.367.6731.
TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Hennepin County Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Pohlad Hall, Minneapolis, MN
Talk, Q&A + book signing For more information, call 612.543.8107.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Louisville Free Public Library
301 York Street
Talk, Q&A + book signing This event is free but they distribute free tickets to be prepared for crowd size. Free Tickets can be reserved online or by calling 502.574.1644.
FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013, 10:30 a.m.
Food Book Fair
The Brooklyn Kitchen at the Purekitchen Showroom
66 N 11th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211 [Map]
Demo, Q&A + book signing. As part of the 2013 Food Book Fair, Deb will be demo-ing a recipe from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, chatting and answering questions from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and signing books from 11:30 to noon. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased online.
TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013, 2:15 p.m.
The Atlantic LIVE!
New York Ideas Forum
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024 [Map]
On-stage conversation + Q&A. Deb will be in conversation with Mario Batali and Atlantic editor Corby Kummer. Register for the event online.
SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2013, 11 a.m.
THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013, 9:30 and 10:15 a.m.
Fitness Magazine, Meet & Tweet Event
The Mercedes Club
550 W. 54th Street
Two panel sessions + time for Q&A.
MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Sur La Table
Hell's Kitchen location
306 West 57th
New York, New York 10019
Cooking lesson + Q&A + book signing. Whee! As part of a cooking class series* Sur La Table is doing featuring recipes from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook (taught by their instructors at each location), Deb herself will be teaching a one-night class in NYC in late June. Together, we will make Roasted Eggplant with Yoghurt Tahini Sauce and Cumin-Crisped Chickpeas, Mustard Milanese with an Arugula Fennel Salad and Strawberry Cheesecake Fools from the cookbook. Sadly, space is limited to 32 people. Tickets can be purchased online. I hope to see you there! [Buy your ticket here.]
* My bad for not announcing this sooner, as the series is almost over, with just a class or two left. Here you can see listings for classes taught by local instructors at other locations.
TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013, 12:00 p.m.
JCC of Bridgewater
775 Talamini Rd
Bridgewater, NJ 08873
Lunch + brief talk + Q&A + book signing. Please note: Registration and payment is in advance. Registration and payment can be made by sending a check for $22 made out to Brandeis National Committee (BNC), and sent to Harriet Cohen 2202 Conrad Way, Somerset, NJ 08873. Phone: 732-469-4608. No ticket will be sent in return, attendees will check in upon arrival.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2013, 2 to 2:45 p.m.
Abergavenny Food Festival
Talk. Tickets are £5.00 and available online. More details to come.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013, time to come
Topping & Co Bookshop
9 High Street
Talk + signing. >Talk, demo and signing. Tickets are £7.00 in advance and £8.00 on the day of; both include a book voucher. Details and ticket purchases are online.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013, 7 to 8 p.m.
33/34 Marylebone High Street
London, W1U 4PT
Nearest Tube: Baker Street/Bond Street
Tel. 0207 486 8020
Talk + signing. Details. Join new voices in food writing, Deb Perelman (The Smitten Kitchen), James Ramsden (Do-Ahead Dinners), Rosie Lovell (Supper with Rosie) and Ellie Grace (Kitchen & Co.) as they discuss with Tim Hayward the changing world of food writing and what inspires their cooking and writing.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013, 8 p.m., doors at 7:45
Topping & Co. Bookshop
Bath, Somerset, BA1 5LS
Talk, demo and signing. Tickets are £7.00 in advance and £8.00 on the day of; both include a book voucher. Details and ticket purchases are online.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Waterstones, Covent Garden
9-13 Garrick Street
London WC2E 9BA
Tel: 0843 290 8255
Signing. Come to a lunchtime signing of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. The store requires a purchase for your book to be signed; if you buy one in advance, please keep your Waterstones receipt so there is no confusion. I so hope that anyone that missed out on the other ticketed London events will have a chance to swing by. [More details online.]
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013, 7 to 9 p.m.
22B-C Leathermarket Street
London, SE1 3HP
Talk, demo + signing. Teaming up with TOAST for a special one-off event, Deb will demonstrate a recipe from her new book, The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, while chatting to Niamh Shields of Eat Like A Girl, sharing tips on how to make the most of our own tiny kitchens. The talk will be followed by a dessert party showcasing cakes, cookies, and other sugary delicacies from the book. Cocktails, sweet treats and platters of cheese await. The ticket price includes entry to the talk, cocktail, copious amounts of cake and £5 off The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook. Tickets are £15.00 will be available for sale through the TOAST website beginning at 11:30 a.m. EST/4:30 p.m. London on Wednesday, September 4th. [Buy tickets online.]
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013 [NEW!]
My Berlin Kitchen: A Conversation With Luisa Weiss, Deb Perelman, and Amanda Hesser
Location: Deutsches Haus at NYU
42 Washington Mews New York, NY 10003
More details: Luisa Weiss, Deb Perelman, and Amanda Hesser will speak about Luisa Weiss' recently-published book My Berlin Kitchen. They will also discuss food blogging, recipes, love and happiness. The event will be moderated by Martin Rauchbauer, Director of Deutsches Haus at NYU. Events at Deutsches Haus are free of charge, but they'd like you to RSVP via email. Space at Deutsches Haus is limited and they recommend that you arrive 10 minutes prior to the event. Thank you!