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The Foodie Edition Event- Sunset Center, Carmel, Ca

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Sassy, Spunky, Intelligent, and most of all- Powerful are just the words to describe the Celebrity Chef’s and Food Writers speaking at the Foodie Edition Event at the Sunset Center in Carmel. Guest Chef’s included Nancy Silverton, Ruth Reichel, and Evan Kleiman. Of all three, I was looking forward to meet Nancy Silverton. After watching her story on Chef’s table, I knew that I couldn’t miss out on the opportunity of having her sign a copy of her cookbooks.

Funny Story: When volunteering at my local Salvation Army Store. I would always skim through the books trying to find a steal. skimming my fingers over many book-spines; I eyed the word ‘Mozza’ Loud scream of happiness going off in my head!! BEHOLD! Nancy Silverton’s ‘Mozza Cookbook‘ right before eyes. I couldn’t believe that this cookbook, In great conditions,was at a thrift store!! That same day, I also took home bowls and a nice mug. The employee was so kind that she Charged me $1 for all four items. That means that this book was only 25 cents. Now that’s a steal.

Forward to two days ago. I found out that Nancy was going to be in town. I saw this as a sign an ran with it. My good friend offered me a comp ticket and i gladly accepted. I pretty much ‘killed two birds with one stone’ I caught up with my friend and spent my Wednesday evening seeing a cooking demo and meeting Ms. Silverton.

Before heading out to the event. All three of us( my brother, friend and I) had dinner at a restaurant I never been to before. La Bicyclette. A home feel bistro offering French-Italian dishes.  We indulged in a veggie pizza, Broccolini appetizer. I also had the Soup of the day, Mushroom soup. Continue reading “The Foodie Edition Event- Sunset Center, Carmel, Ca”