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Food Book Fair - Friday May 4

Food Book Fair

Friday, May 4, 2012 at 8:45 AM - Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 6:45 PM (PDT)

Food Book Fair - Friday May 4

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
ALL DAY ACCESS
Includes entry to all panels on Friday May 4th.
Ended $65.00 $4.57
DR. MARION NESTLE: WHY FOOD? WHY NOW?
Friday May 4th, 8:45AM-9:45AM
Ended $15.00 $1.82
FOOD + ART + MEDIUM
Friday May 4th, 10:30AM-11:30AM
Ended $15.00 $1.82
FOOD + TECH + CONTENT
Friday May 4th, 1:30PM-2:30PM
Ended $15.00 $1.82
FOOD + CULTURE + TASTE
Friday May 4th, 3:15PM-4:15PM
Ended $15.00 $1.82
FOOD + CITIES
Friday May 4th, 5:00PM-6:00PM
Ended $15.00 $1.82
SIGNING: DR. MARION NESTLE
Friday May 4th, 9:45AM-10:30AM, Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics and Food Politics
Ended Free $0.00
SIGNING: MICHAEL HARLAN TURKELL
Friday May 4th, 11:30AM-12:15PM, The New Brooklyn Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from 31 Restaurants That Put Brooklyn on the Culinary Map
Ended Free $0.00
SIGNING: MELISSA VAUGHN
Friday May 4th, 11:30AM-12:15PM The New Brooklyn Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from 31 Restaurants That Put Brooklyn on the Culinary Map
Ended Free $0.00
SIGNING: ANITA LO
Friday May 4th, 2:30PM-3:15PM, Cooking Without Borders
Ended Free $0.00
SIGNING: COLMAN ANDREWS
Friday May 4th, 4:15PM-5:00PM, The Country Cooking of Italy
Ended Free $0.00
SIGNING: FABIO PARASECOLI
Friday May 4th, 4:15PM-5:00PM, A Cultural History of Food and Bite Me: Food in Popular Culture
Ended Free $0.00
SIGNING: SARAH RICH
Friday May 4th, 6:00PM-6:45PM, Urban Farms
Ended Free $0.00
SIGNING: EUGENIA BONE
Friday May 4, 6:00PM-6:45PM, Mycophilia: Revelations from the Weird World of Mushrooms
Ended Free $0.00
SIGNING: GARY LINCOFF
Friday May 4, 6:00PM-6:45PM, The Wild World of Mushrooms
Ended Free $0.00

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DR. MARION NESTLE: WHY FOOD? WHY NOW?

Dr. Marion Nestle will address the interaction of nutrition practice in culture, science and society. Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University and is the author of Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health; Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety; and What to Eat.  Her most recent book is Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics. She writes the Food Matters column for the San Francisco Chronicle, blogs at www.foodpolitics.com, and tweets @marionnestle. 

FOOD + ART + MEDIUM

Nicole Caruth, Author & Blogger (moderator)

Lisa Gross, Artist, Chairman & Founder of The Boston Tree Party

Victoria Yee Howe, Artist 

Jennifer RubellPerformance Artist

Tattfoo TanPerformance Artist

Michael Harlan Turkell, Photographer, Heritage Radio Network Host "The Food Seen" 

This panel asks the questions: Can art be eaten? Is eating an art? Food is an inspirational medium becoming increasingly more prevalent in art and performance. Food a medium that crosses the boundaries between the mundane and the avant garde. How are food artists using edible inspiration to change the definition of art and the definition of eating?

FOOD + TECH + CONTENT

Elissa Altman, Founder, Poor Man's Feast and Editor-At-Large, Rodale Books (moderator)

Kara Rota, Director - Editorial and Partnerships, Cookstr

Danielle Gould,  Founder and CEO, Food + Tech Connect

This panel focuses on how food inspires improvements in technology. How can great content and new technology partner to bring information about cooking to a wider audience, driving education and enabling self-advocacy? There is a growing focus on encouraging authors and writers to bring their expertise to new forms of online content through tech and new media. How can that technology help form communities between people with interests throughout food and media?

FOOD + CULTURE + TASTE 

Fabio Parasecoli, Professor and Author (moderator)

Colman Andrews, Author The Country Cooking of Italy, Editorial Director The Daily Meal

Giuliano Hazan, Chef and Author

Francis Lam, Writer and Editor Gilt Taste

FOOD + CULTURE + TASTE and will focus on the intersection between food culture, mass media, and the formation of Taste. How can food pop culture images and icons be both market-driven items delivered to a mass audience and points of ideological relevance?

FOOD + CITIES

Sarah RichAuthor of Urban Farms; Co-Founder, The Foodprint Project

Nicola TwilleyAuthor and Blogger, Edible Geography, Co-Founder, The Foodprint Project

Nicola Twilley and Sarah Rich, founders of Foodprint Project, an initiative that explores the ways food and cities give shape to one another. They facilitate international conversations that bring together people from all over different metropolitan areas in order to illuminate how intertwined what we eat and where we live actually are. 

GARDEN GATHER DINNER

For information and ticket sales for the Garden Gather Dinner on Friday, May 4 7:30PM - 10:30PM
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BOOKSTORE HOURS

Friday May 4 9am – 7pm

Saturday May 5 9am – 9pm

Sunday May 6 9am – 6:30pm



TRANSPORTATION

Subway – Food Book Fair at the Wythe Hotel is a 10 minute walk from the Bedford L Train Stop or the B-61 Bus.

Taxi/Car – 15 minutes from the Lower East Side. 30 minutes from Chelsea.  There is plenty of street parking in Williamsburg.

East River Ferry – Our venue is a 5 minutes walk from the Williamsburg Ferry Terminal.  The East River Ferry connects East Midtown at 34th Street in Manhattan with Long Island City in Queens, various points in Brooklyn, including Williamsburg and DUMBO, Governors Island and South Manhattan at Wall Street / Pier 11.

FOOD

Reynards, in the Wythe Hotel, will provide food and beverages for purchase throughout the weekend.  Williamsburg has lots of offer in the way of food and we'll be posting a list of recommended restaurants on our website.
 

ABOUT THE FOOD BOOK FAIR

The NYC Food Book Fair is the world’s first event aimed at bringing together food publications from around the globe. In addition to cookbooks, the Food Book Fair will feature memoirs and magazines addressing diverse topics including science, food systems, agriculture, urban design, food art and culture. Curated panel discussions, a pop-up bookstore and dozens of book signings will take place in the Events Space and Library of the Wythe Hotel.
 

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When & Where

80 Wythe Ave
New York, NY 11211

Friday, May 4, 2012 at 8:45 AM - Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 6:45 PM (PDT)


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Food Book Fair

The NYC Food Book Fair is the world’s first event aimed at bringing together food publications from around the globe.  In addition to cookbooks, the Food Book Fair will feature memoirs and magazines addressing diverse topics including science, food systems, agriculture, urban design, food art and culture. Curated panel discussions, a pop-up bookstore and dozens of book signings will take place in the Events Space and Library of the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn from May 4-6, 2012.

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Email: elizabeth@foodbookfair.com

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