Omnivore Books


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Check out the insane savory Kugelhopf Hubert Keller baked for his talk last night. Almonds, bacon, onion.

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When high school nerds grow up,,,they become a cookbook shop owner, editor of Saveur, & owner of Camino Restaurant

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Iron Chef Jose Garces and his business partner Michael deciding just how many cookbooks to take home with them.

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Softie Magnus Nilsson considering a question at Omnivore last night - so cute!

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Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Looks intimidating, but Magnus Nilsson swears he's not a screamer in the kitchen

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This is how we do it here: Kevin Gillespie & Mourad Lahlou prepping food in our bathroom.

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In which my sophisticated nephew Samuel decides on a Halloween costume.

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The irrepressible Susan Feniger at Omnivore last week!

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Ooh, I love some Southern comfort. This just in, c.1855 ( cc )

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Once in a blue moon, eBay comes through. Just won these cookbooks from Madrid, 1876 - now, can I part with them?

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Just found this old photo of my original bookstore build-out from 4 years ago. Ah, progress.

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A fascinating page from "Part-time Farming in the Southeast" published by WPA in 1937 ($150).

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I made some new friends at Cask today - I even brought them home with me.

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I agree, the winner was the S'mores Pie. Would this smile lie?

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The United States of Pie.

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The first pies have arrived! Pie Contest minus 33 minutes....

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One last thing about this corset made entirely of bread? It took the S.F. Baking Inst. 60 hours to create.

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Here's the back. The "corset" is made of colored rye dough & curry powder.

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Have I ever described anything as so cool it was "sick"? Not until now. Pain Couture Corset at Thorough Bread.

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Blue Ribbon's Northern Fried Chicken. Yes, I made it tonight, and yes, it was as good as it looks.

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