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Join Eater on Book Tour in NYC, LA, SF, Portland, DC, and More

We’re coming to a city near you to celebrate our first ever cookbook

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As Eater gears up for the publication of its first ever cookbook, Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes from the Authority on Where to Eat and Why It Matters, we’ve been busy planning events around the country. Events will spotlight local chefs and industry insiders featured in the cookbook and run the gamut from parties to bookstore signings to panel talks to demos.

Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes is all about deepening the connections you have with the restaurants you love and bringing some of their magic home. What better way to connect than to meet up with Eater and these talented folks IRL? We can’t wait to see you. And stay tuned here: More events are in the works and we’ll keep the calendar below up to date.


Atlanta Lunch and Book Launch | Saturday, October 14, 11:30 a.m.

Lucian Books and Wine, 3005 Peachtree Rd Suite 300, Atlanta, GA

Buckhead wine bar Lucian is hosting a special lunch on October 14 inspired by the recipes featured in Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes. Join Eater Atlanta editor Beth McKibben and chef Jason Paolini for a three-course, family-style lunch. Tickets are $85 and inclusive of tax and gratuity, with beverages available a la carte. To reserve a spot, visit Lucian on Resy. Note copies of the book are available for purchase as an add-on to your ticket, or on site at when you arrive.

New York City Wine & Food Festival | Saturday, October 14

Eater is thrilled to be partnering with the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival again this year for a duo of one-night-only meals. They include:

  • A Dinner Fit for a Dame or a Lord, hosted by Dame’s Ed Szymanski and Patricia Howard, and chef Ken Oringer of Boston fame. Tickets are $295.
  • An Unapologetic Evening of Outstanding Indian Cuisine, hosted by Chintan Pandya and Roni Mazumdar of Dhamaka, Semma, Adda, and more. Tickets are $295.

Portland Bookstore Event | Saturday, October 21, 3:00 p.m.

Powell’s Books, 1005 W Burnside Street, Portland, OR

Our first of two events in Portland will take place at Powell’s Books, and feature Eater Portland editor and 2023 James Beard Award winner Brooke Jackson-Glidden moderating a panel of local chefs Bonnie Frumkin Morales of Kachka and Nong Poonssukwattana of Nong’s Khao Man Gai, and Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes author Hillary Dixler Canavan. For more, visit the Powell’s site.

New Orleans Launch Party | Monday, October 23, 6:00 p.m.

Ace Hotel New Orleans, 600 Carondelet St, New Orleans, LA

In partnership with the Ace Hotel New Orleans, Eater New Orleans editor Clair Lorell will sit down for a conversation with renowned chef Nina Compton, followed by a Q&A. There will be a food menu for sale inspired by Nina’s recipe in the book as well as her repertoire, Garden District Book Store will be onsite with books for purchase and signing, and much more. Visit the Ace’s website for more information and tickets.

Portland Launch Party | Monday, October 23, 5:00 p.m.

Vivienne Culinary Books, 4128 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR

We’re excited to host our second Portland event at Vivienne Culinary Books, best known as Portland’s premier cookbook store run by owner Robin Wheelright. Celebrate with Eater Portland editor Jackson-Glidden, book author Hillary Dixler Canavan, and our industry friends with a food menu inspired by the recipes in the book, wine, and much more. Visit the Vivienne site for more information.

LA Chef’s Conference | Monday, October 30

LA Trade-Tech’s Culinary Arts Pathway, 400 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Book author Hillary Dixler Canavan will be hosting a book signing as part of the 2023 LA Chef Conference on October 30 from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Elsewhere at the conference, Hillary will be moderating a panel on what it means for restaurants to received awards and accolades, with chefs William Bradley (Addison), Gilberto Cetina (Holbox), Rashida Holmes (Bridgetown Roti), and Justin Pichetrungsi (Anajak). Learn more about the conference and register to attend.


Seattle Bookstore Event | Thursday, November 2, 6:30 p.m.

Book Larder, 4252 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

Eater Seattle editor Harry Cheadle will be joined by chef Mutsuko Soma of Kamonegi in conversation at Book Larder on November 2. Check back soon for more information on the Book Larder’s site.

Chicago Bookstore Event | Tuesday, November 7, 7:00 p.m.

The Book Cellar, 4736 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625

Eater Chicago editor Ashok Selvam will be joined by chefs Diana Dávila of Mi Tocaya Antojería and Sarah Grueneberg of Monteverde Restaurant & Pastificio in conversation at the Book Cellar on November 7. Check back soon for more information on the Book Cellar’s site.

Past Events

New York Launch Party | Monday, September 18, 6:30 p.m.

Porchlight, 271 11th Avenue, New York, NY

To commemorate the occasion of our first book, we’re celebrating by throwing a one-night-only party with our friends at Porchlight in Manhattan for our longtime readers, cookbook contributors, and industry friends. There will be a food and drink menu inspired by the recipes in the book, permanent party favors from a local tattoo artist, porrons, and much more.

New York Bookstore Event | Tuesday, September 19, 6:00 p.m.

Archestratus Books + Foods, 160-164 Huron Street, Brooklyn, NY

Celebrate publication day with us at Greenpoint’s Archestratus for a conversation with book author Hillary Dixler Canavan and Eater editor-in-chief Stephanie Wu; there will be a Q&A and book signing to follow.

Los Angeles Launch Party | Thursday, September 28, 6:00 p.m.

Ace Hotel DTLA, 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

Of course we had to have a launch party on both coasts. Along with our friends at the Ace Hotel, we’re throwing a rooftop party for our longtime readers, cookbook contributors, and industry friends. There will be a menu inspired by the 100 recipes in the book, thematic cocktails pairings, live music, and more.

Breakfast for Dinner with Golden Diner | Monday, October 2, 6:30 p.m.

Ace Hotel Brooklyn, 252 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY

Eater is thrilled to welcome chef Sam Yoo of Golden Diner to the Ace Hotel’s demo kitchen. Sam will take guests through an intimate demo of his beloved breakfast sandwich, featured in the cookbook, and be joined in conversation by Eater editor-in-chief Stephanie Wu and chef Justin Lee of Fat Choy.

Houston Bookstore Event | Thursday, October 5, 6:30 p.m.

Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX

Our tour of beloved book stores continues in Houston featuring Eater Houston editor Brittany Britto Garley in conversation with Anita Jaisinghani, the chef and co-owner of Pondicheri. For more information, visit the Brazos site.

San Francisco Bookstore Event | Saturday, October 7, 3:00 p.m.

Omnivore Books on Food, 3885 Cesar Chavez Street, San Francisco, CA

Book author Hillary Dixler Canavan will join local chefs Reem Assil of Reem’s and Belinda Leong of B. Patisserie in conversation at Omnivore Books on Food. For more information, visit the Omnivore site.

Eater Talks: Building a Restaurant Empire | Tuesday, October 10, 6:30 p.m.

Ace Hotel DTLA, 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA

Book author Hillary Dixler Canavan will join local chefs Lien Ta, Sara Kramer, Ludo Lefebvre, and Caroline Styne in conversation as part of our series with the Ace Hotel DTLA. The group will tackle restaurant growth and expansion, followed by a Q&A and book signing. Tickets are available via the Ace’s website.

Dallas Bookstore Event | Wednesday, October 11, 6:00 p.m.

Interabang Books, 5600 W Lovers Lane #142, Dallas, TX

Eater Dallas editor Courtney E. Smith will sit down with chef and Beaumont, Texas, native Tiffany Derry — the founder of Tiffany Derry Concepts and co-founder of T2D Concepts, the Texas-based, purpose-driven hospitality group behind Roots Chicken Shak and Roots Southern Table. For more information, visit the Interabang site.

D.C. Bookstore Event | Thursday, October 12, 7:00 p.m.

Bold Fork Books, 3064 Mt Pleasant Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Eater cities director Missy Frederick will be joined by chef Daniela Moreira in conversation at D.C.’s Bold Fork Books on October 12. Daniela is the executive chef and co-owner of two award-winning restaurants, Timber Pizza Co. and Call Your Mother. For more information, visit the Bold Fork event page.

Photography from EATER: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes by Hillary Dixler Canavan. Text and illustrations copyright © Vox Media, LLC. Text by Hillary Dixler Canavan and illustrations by Alice Oehr. Photography copyright © 2023 by Laura Murray. Published by Abrams.

The cover of the cookbook, ‘Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes.’

‘Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes’

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Introducing Eater’s debut cookbook: Sourced from the best street carts to pillars of fine dining and everywhere in between, this diverse, powerhouse collection features recipes that have been carefully adapted for home cooks. Packed with expert advice from chefs, bartenders, and sommeliers on easy ways to level up your meals at home, Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes is a must-have for anyone who loves to dine out and wants to bring that magic home.


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