Upcoming Author (and Chef) Events, Including David Chang and April Bloomfield

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There are a whole bunch of exciting book events coming up, including a few New York chefs passing through town and a local author too!

Bring me your picky, your proud! Now you finally have an event to take that picky eater friend you can’t go out to dinner with. On Monday July 9th, Omnivore Books is hosting local author Stephanie Lucianovic, whose book Suffering Succotash: A Picky Eater’s Quest to Understand Why We Hate the Foods We Hate looks at the science and psychology behind why some people hate foods that others love. You can read an interview with her on Bay Area Bites. 6pm-7pm, 3885a Cesar Chavez St. at Church, 415-282-4712.

The following week, on Monday July 16th, Omnivore Books will be hosting David Chang, Peter Meehan, and Chris Ying for a Lucky Peach #4 magazine signing, which should be a pretty cool opportunity to meet the creators of this edgy and fun food publication. 7:30pm-8:30pm.

On Wednesday July 25, April Bloomfield will be cooking a three-course meal and discussing her book, A Girl and Her Pig: Recipes and Stories, at ~CAMINO RESTAURANT~ in Oakland. Dinner is at 6pm and costs $100 including wine. Reservations can be made thorugh the restaurant’s website. 3917 Grand Ave. at Jean, Oakland, 510-547-5035.

Marcus Samuelsson will be touring the Bay Area with a variety of events celebrating his new book, Yes, Chef. He’ll kick off on Wednesday July 11th by cooking as a guest chef and hosting a book signing at Camino. Dinner will be at 6pm, and tickets are $85, including wine. Reservations can be made through the restaurant’s website.

Then, on Thursday July 12th, he will be doing a guest chef lunch at ~JARDINIÈRE~, which kicks off at 12:30pm. Tickets are $110 and include wine. Tickets can be purchased through Book Passage here.

And last but not least, also on Thursday July 12th, Samuelsson will have a book signing at Book Passage in the Ferry Building at 6pm. 1 Ferry Building, Embarcadero, 415-835-1020.