February 15th is a day we will remember fondly.
We hosted Ruth Reichl in shop, while Margaret Gallagher interviewed Ruth for North by Northwest on CBC Radio One. Ruth demonstrated a recipe from My Kitchen Year, the delicious and EASY VIETNAMESE CARAMELIZED PORK.
After the interview, we hightailed it downtown to the Vancouver Club. I asked local blues-man Jim Byrnes to interview Ruth for his radio show on Roundhouse Radio. Actually, it was more of a conversation than interview, and delightful.
Ruth then signed books for her loyal fans while they sipped Champagne and enjoyed BROCCOLI RABE BRUSCHETTA, FRIED OYSTERS, and PINK DEVILED EGGS.
30 guests had reserved to dine with Ruth and Jim, and in typical Vancouver Club style, all enjoyed a perfectly designed meal, paired with magnificent wines, served with grace.
Roxanna Bikadoroff created and illustrated this fine menu for the guests to take home.
EATING BETWEEN THE LEAVES
Please join us for two Summer evenings where we shall dine in style to discuss the books we have read.
The dates will be Wednesday, June 8th and Wednesday, July 6th, 2016. I will have the two books selected and ready for pick up on Friday the 13th of May.
Cost for this abbreviated session will be $220.00, and includes the books, the meals, enlightened discussion, gathered around our kitchen in the shop.