Michael Anthony, the executive chef at Gramercy Tavern in New York and author of the new book The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook, is going to be in town in December. First, catch him at the Blue Bottle Café in Oakland on Sunday December 1st from 11am-1pm. He’ll be signing books, and you’ll also find pastries from the book for sale. The event is free; books, pastries, and coffee will be available for purchase.
On Monday December 2nd, he’ll be at ~QUINCE~ along with Danny Meyer for a special dinner hosted by chef Michael Tusk. The evening is part of the Quince 10-year anniversary celebration, and includes six courses and a signed copy of the book for $280 per person. Wine pairings are available for an additional $145, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Bocuse d’Or USA Foundation. Reservations can be made here or by calling the restaurant at 415-775-8500.
Don’t forget that Noma chef René Redzepi will be in town promoting his new book, A Work in Progress: Journals, Recipes, and Snapshots, at the Castro Theatre. The event is tonight and online ticket sales have ended but you can buy them at the door! It’s $30 general admission and $65 with a signed copy of the book (it retails for $60). Doors 6pm, event at 7pm.