Previous Events

[Current Events & Book Tour]


Monday, 3/20/17, 6 to 8 pm

Joy Wilson of Joy the Baker and I will be chatting about her awesome new brunch book and, you know, everything else worth discussing, at Rizzoli Bookstore, 1133 Broadway in Manhattan. You should come! A good time is guaranteed. [Details]


Sunday, 12/4/16, 12:30 to 1:30 pm

Along with Chef Johnny Iuzzini and Katherine Yang, I’ll be a judge at The Kitchen Arts & Letters Holiday Cookie Contest, New York City’s fantastic food and drink bookstore, which takes place at the store, 1745 Lexington Avenue (between 93rd and 94th). Plus, you can and should enter! [Details]

Friday, 10/21/16

I’ll be keynoting (!!) the Food Bloggers of Canada Conference in Toronto. This is a ticketed event and it sold out quickly (there’s a waitlist), but if you’re there, I’ll be around all weekend (yay). [Details]

If you’re in Toronto but not attending the conference, we’ve scheduled a bookstore event:

Saturday, 10/22/16, 7:30 to 9:30 pm

At Type Books (883 Queen Street., West), I’ll be in conversation with Toronto Star Food Editor Karon Lui. There will be a book signing to follow. [Details]

Tuesday, 10/4/16, 6:30 pm

As part of the Food Book Fair, I’ll be in conversation with Molly Yeh (My Name Is Yeh) about her first cookbook, Molly On The Range at the new West Elm in Dumbo. [This is a ticketed event. Details here.]

Friday, 9/23/16, 4:15 pm

On Food52’s Facebook page, I’ll be cooking my Mom’s Apple Cake live. Stop by and say hi!

Thursday, 9/16/16

Julia Turshen, author of Small Victories and our favorite avocado salad and I will be chatting about writing recipes, sharing food, favorite old-school bits of New York City at the 92nd Street Y. This is a ticketed event. [Details]

Friday, 8/19/16

At noon on the Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC, I’ll be talking about breakfast.


Thursday, 4/23/15

At 7 p.m., I’ll be on a panel with Dorie Greenspan, Kristen Miglore and Michael Ruhlman about what makes a recipe great at the 92nd Street Y (Lexington Avenue at 92nd St) to celebrate the release of Genius Recipes from Food52. This is a ticketed event. [Details and ticket sales.]


Monday, 12/15/14

At 1 p.m. on the Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC, I’ll be talking about Hanukah.

Thursday, 12/4/14

I’ll be demo-ing my Cranberry-Orange Breakfast Buns, one of my winter holiday favorites, at the Food52 Holiday Market [168 Bowery, NYC] from 11am to noon. The demo is ticketed ($10). The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook will also be for sale and I’ll be signing books between noon and 1pm; no ticket is required to get a book signed. Sign up for the class and get more info here. [Food52 Holiday Market Events]

Wednesday, 10/22/14

At 7 p.m., Melissa Clark (New York Times) and I will be talking to Leonard Lopate (WNYC) about how to write a cookbook as part of his Locavores series. It will be at The Greene Space, 44 Charlton Street, and it’s a ticketed event. More details over here.

Saturday, 10/18/14

I will be participating in the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival on a panel about blogging and social media with Faith Durand (The Kitchn) and Joy Wilson (Joy the Baker) at 5:15 p.m. in The Grand Tasting Room. This is a ticketed event. More details over here.

Sunday, 9/21/14

In Toronto, I’ll be demo-ing three recipes from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook at the Word on the Street Festival. I’ll be in an Onstage Conversation with CBC host Gill Deacon at 3:30 p.m., but the event goes from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event is free. It’s in Queens Park Circle; much more information on their website.

2012 Book Tour Part I

New York City Launch | Los Angeles | Napa | Santa Cruz | San Francisco | Portland | Vancouver | Seattle | Washington | Toronto | Chicago | Darien | Boston | Austin | Montclair | Houston | Philadelphia | Manhattan | Brooklyn | Bridgewater | Manhattan

2013 Book Tour Part II

Montreal | Brooklyn | Pittsboro | Raleigh-Durham | Chapel Hill | Denver
Salt Lake City | Atlanta | St. Louis | Minneapolis | Louisville

2013 UK Book Tour [Book Tour Part III]

Wales | Cambridgeshire | London 1 | Bath | London 2 | London 3

Media Appearances & Other Events

QVC | NPR’s Morning Edition | Diane Rehm Show/NPR | National Press Club | Leonard Lopate Show 12/4, 2/21 | The Today Show


Sunday, September 23, 2012, 12-3 p.m.

QVC: In the Kitchen with David
Live cookbook pre-sale
Did you miss it? Here’s the video, and a little photo of us dorking out beforehand.


Saturday, September 29, 2012, 8:00 a.m.

New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association Fall Conference
Author Breakfast
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Ticketed event


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.



NPR’s Morning Edition
Find your local listing
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.

Los Angeles

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.

Napa Valley

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012, 1:00 p.m.

Copperfield’s Cooks
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.

San Francisco

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2012, 2:00 p.m.

Omnivore Books
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!

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.


CBC Radio Cooking Club at
Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks
1740 West 2nd Avenue
Vancouver, BC [Map]
Cooking demo + book signing. This taping is open to the public.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012, 6:30 p.m.

Book Larder
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).

New York City

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
Find your local listing


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.

Toronto launch event

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.)

Chicago Area
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.

Chicago Area
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2012, 7:00 p.m.

Indian Trails Library (in conjunction with Lake Forest Bookstore)
355 S. Schoenbeck Road
Wheeling, IL 60090 [Map]
Short talk + cooking demo + book signing. Register online for event.


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2012, 7:00 p.m.


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.


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.

Book People
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.

The Leonard Lopate Show
Find your local listing
Missed the show? Listen online!


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.

Fish’s Eddy
889 Broadway
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.


Brooklyn Kitchen
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.


Brooklyn Kitchen
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
Find your local listing.


SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2012, 2:00 p.m.

Barnes & Noble
319 Route 202/206
Bridgewater, NJ 08807 [Map]
Book signing. Please note: Books to be signed must be purchased in-store.


MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012, 6:30 p.m.

Author at the Library Series
New York Public Library
Mid-Manhattan 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
Did you miss it? Here’s the video.

Dumbo, Brooklyn

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

PowerHouse Arena
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.

The Leonard Lopate Show
Find your local listing
Missed the show? Listen online!

Pittsboro, NC

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013, 1:00 p.m.


The Fearrington Granary
2000 Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, NC
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.

Chapel Hill

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2013, 9:30 a.m.

Foster’s Market
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.

FlyLeaf Books
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.

Tattered Cover
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.

Salt Lake City

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

King’s English
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.
Atlanta, GA
Talk, Q+A and book signing. For more information, call the store at 404.681.5128.

St. Louis

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.


St. Louis, MO
Left Bank Books and Sauce Magazine presents a lunch with Deb
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.

St. Louis
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
Minneapolis Central
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
Louisville, KY
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.

Geneva, NY

SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2013, 11 a.m.

Women and Wine Weekend
Three Brothers Winery
623 Lerch Rd
Geneva, NY 14456 [Map]
Book signing. A Mother’s Day event, more details to come.

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.

Monmouthshire, Wales

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2013, 2 to 2:45 p.m.

Abergavenny Food Festival
Lion’s Place
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
Ely, Cambridgeshire
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
The Paragon
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.

Hide Gallery
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.]

Panel conversation



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
(212) 998-8660
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!

AUGUST 15, 2012, 7 to 9 PM

Julia at 100
The powerHouse Arena
37 Main Street (corner of Water & Main St.)
DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY

I’ll be speaking briefly about Julia Child, along with a host of more talented speakers at an culinary celebration commemorating Julia Child on her 100th birthday. It will feature trivia, a bake-off, prizes, drinks, and, of course, plenty of baked treats.

For more information: 718.666.3049. RSVP appreciated:

APRIL 1, 2012, 10:15 am

Craft of Food Writing
Penn Food Summit
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

I’ll be speaking on a panel at the UPenn Food Summit with Drew Lazor of the Philadelphia City Paper and the MealTicket blog and Rick Nichols, formerly of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

APRIL 10, 2012, 3 p.m.

The Food Seen with Michael Harlan Turkell
Heritage Radio Network

I’ll be a guest on photographer Michael Harlan Turkell’s program, talking about food and images, broadcast from Roberta’s backyard. You can listen to a livestream on the Heritage Radio Network website, and call in at 718-497-2128.

APRIL 30, 2012, 6 to 8 p.m.

Food Writing Today
New York Women’s Culinary Alliance

I’ll be speaking on the Food Writing Today panel at the New York Women’s Culinary Alliance meeting. It will be moderated by founding member, Sara Moulton.

SEPTEMBER 30, 2011, 7 – 8 pm 6:30 – 7:30 pm*

DIY on a Mac with Deb Perelman
Apple Store, West 14th Street
New York, NY

I’ll be speaking about how I started Smitten Kitchen, the technology I use to support it and the mix of technology and cooking, with time for Q&A. This event is scheduled to run during the New York Food & Wine Festival that weekend, and the first in the series running at the store. Come and say hi!

SEPTEMBER 12, 2011, 12:15 pm

Everyday Food Radio Show
Martha Stewart Living Radio
On SiriusXM

I’ll be talking about the tasting, testing and styling of food blogging over a 25 minute segment. And hopefully not mumbling. If you don’t have SiriusXM, you can get a free seven-day trial of SiriusXM over here. Apparently, you can also record the interview — but only while it’s live, i.e. on the air — onto your computer once you sign up.

AUGUST 24 – 26, 2011

Recipe Writing and Development
International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC)
New Orleans, LA

A panel with Dianne Jacobs of Will Write for Food and Kate McDermott of Art of the Pie.

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