Winter and Spring Talks & Tastes at the 92nd Street Y

Wint17CompWe’re always excited by and proud of the authors who are participating in our Talks & Tastes series at the 92nd Street Y. This season is no exception and we truly hope you can join us to hear and meet some of the most thoughtful and inspiring food and drink writers around.

As always, event tickets are available via the 92nd Street Y box office.

Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine
Join historical gastronomist Sarah Lohman to explore how eight influential ingredients — black pepper, vanilla, curry powder, chili powder, soy sauce, garlic, MSG and Sriracha — made their way onto our dinner tables.
Tuesday, January 24, 7 PM
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Ina Garten in Conversation with Danny Meyer: Cooking for Jeffrey
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Ina Garten talks with superstar restaurateur Danny Meyer about her approach for food made with love as she shares her and her husband Jeffrey’s favorite recipes and stories from their life together.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 7 PM
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Food52’s Recipes and Strategies for “A New Way to Dinner”
The founders of Food52 talk with bestselling author and happiness guru Gretchen Rubin about how they plan, shop and cook for the week.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 7 PM
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The London Cookbook: Recipes from the Restaurants, Cafes and Hole-in-the-Wall Gems of a Modern City
Wall Street Journal writer and London native Aleksandra Crapanzano talks with New York magazine’s Adam Platt about London’s food history, the restaurant scene and how it became the new global epicenter of cuisine.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 7 PM
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Best Food Writing 2016
Holly Hughes, the editor of Best Food Writing brings a selection of writers of this year’s tastiest prose.
Thursday, February 9, 2017, 7 PM
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A Cultural History of Dining and Drinking in America
Paul Freedman talks with Robert Simonson about the cultural history of dining and drinking in America.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 7 PM
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The Rye Baker
True rye bread — the kind that stands at the center of northern and eastern European food culture — is something very special. Learn about its history and baking methods with award-winning author Stanley Ginsberg.
Thursday, March 2, 2017, 7 PM
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A Taste of Persia
Naomi Duguid shares stories and recipes from her new book, A Taste of Persia: A Cook’s Travels Through Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran and Kurdistan.
Monday, March 20, 2017, 7 PM
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King Solomon’s Table: An Around-the-World Collection of Recipes from the Global Jewish Diaspora
James Beard Award-winner Joan Nathan shares the historical details, personal histories and fantastic recipes that showcase the diversity of Jewish cuisine.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7 PM
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Peter Gethers with Melissa Clark: My Mother’s Kitchen
Just in time for Mother’s Day, bestselling author and film producer Peter Gethers joins the New York Times’ Melissa Clark for a conversation about food, family and the meaning of life.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 7 PM
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