Thursday, September 27, 2012
THE HAMPTONS & LONG ISLAND HOMEGROWN COOKBOOK at RIZZOLI Bookstore
Below is the news release that has been disseminated for tonight’s book event.
And here is the poster in the bookstore's window that has made me a cover girl of sorts. ha!
Anyone who loves books knows Rizzoli is the venerable temple of all things literary.
As an author, this is the apex…
AUTHOR LEEANN LAVIN AND FEATURED CHEF JOE ISIDORI APPEARING AT RIZZOLI BOOKSTORE, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH -- 5:30-7:00 P.M.
Leeann Lavin, the author of The Hamptons and Long Island Homegrown Cookbook, will be appearing and signing her new book at Rizzoli Bookstore in New York, Thursday, September 27th, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Appearing with Ms. Lavin will be Chef Joe Isidori, of Long Island’s Southfork Kitchen and the newly-opened Arthur on Smith restaurant in which is located in tres Brooklyn: Carroll Gardens.
Chef Isidori will be serving the Homegrown Salad with tomatoes from the Satur Farms and homemade cheese from Mecox Dairy, both from the book.
The Hamptons and Long Island Homegrown Cookbook is a collection of outstanding recipes from Long Island’s finest locavore, homegrown chefs who give every plate a striking sense of place, and the farmers they work with to bring the freshest locally grown, sustainable foods to their menus.
Rizzoli Bookstore is located at 31 W. 57th Street between 5-6th Avenues. (800) 52-BOOKS | http://www.rizzoliusa.com/bookstore/
THE HAMPTONS & LONG ISLAND HOMEGROWN COOKBOOK by Leeann Lavin Voyageur Press June 2012 Original Trade Hardcover with 4-color photos $30.00
Here is what Rizzoli says about its bookstore experience:
The flagship store was first established at 712 Fifth Avenue in 1964 and moved into our current location in 1985. The store now occupies three floors of a historic townhouse at 31 West 57th Street, a beautiful setting filled with nooks and crannies that makes Rizzoli Bookstore a welcoming destination that overflows with a treasure trove of books waiting to be discovered.
Rizzoli Bookstore is privileged to host book signings and events that spotlight some of today’s foremost authors, artists, and stylemakers, such as artists Christo and Jean Claude and Botero, actresses Diane Keaton and Isabella Rossellini, fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, architect Richard Meier, former New York State governor Mario Cuomo, and art director George Lois; leading authors such as Umberto Eco; and revered institutions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Italian Cultural Institute. Special events such as free wine tastings round out a program sure to enhance the Rizzoli Bookstore experience.