We’re here our usual Monday hours, 1-6. Please come see us!
Reserve tickets now for these terrific chances to meet bestselling and beloved authors. (And yes, we included April because there are some great choices there as well!) And if you can’t make an event, call or email us and we’ll be sure to get a book signed for you. 212-876-5550 Thursday, March 1 at […]
An essay Nach wrote more than twenty years ago still has relevance today: Read this recipe: To Make Green Pease Porridge Take of ye youngest pease you can get, what quantity you please, & put ym in a little more faire water then will cover them. Boyle ym till they be tender, yn take new […]
After I was recently asked about the oldest book we have on hand, I discovered that it was a copy of an 1815 printing of Louis Eustache Ude’s The French Cook, which originally appeared in London in 1813. Ude was a fascinating guy, a chef’s chef. You can read more about him and the book […]
Du Pain et des Idées is a Paris bakery that enjoys almost universal acclaim. Owner and head baker Christophe Vasseur and his establishment get rave reviews from David Lebovitz, Eater.com, Paris by Mouth, Bon Appetit, Le Monde and lots of our professional customers. We just received a new shipment of Christophe’s stunningly handsome book and it […]
We look forward to the time of year when we can fill one of our windows with soup books. While we are not so keen on the biting cold that has clenched much of the US this winter of 2018, we relish promoting soup. Soup is food for everyone. It’s easy for cooks, forgives the […]
Thanking everyone for a busy and wonderful holiday season, we’ll take Christmas Day and Boxing Day off this year to enjoy some time with our loved ones. We will also be closed on Monday, January 1.
Picking favorite books is always painful. We know that the instant we share a list something will remind us of a treasure that we overlooked. And yes, we cheated by not including any baking books here. That means we’re at work on a separate baking list! And a reading list! What you can’t see is […]