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Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original

04/17/18 | 7:30 PM

92Y

1395 Lexington Ave. Map

212-415-5500

$29 and up


17-04-2018 12:00:00 17-04-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original | 7:30 PM Edna Lewis (1916-2006) wrote some of America's most lyrical and significant cookbooks, including the now classic The Taste of Country Cooking.She cooked and wrote as a means to explore her memories of childhood on a farm in Freetown, Virginia, a community first founded by black families freed from slavery, and to commemorate the seasonal richness of Southern food. Her reputation as a trailblazer in the revival of regional cooking and aprogenitor of the farm-to-table movement continues to grow. Food stars Joe Yonan, Mashama Bailey and Nina Mbengue-Williams will join author and editor Sara B. Franklin in conversation to reveal their encounters with Edna and illuminate her legacy. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=276008 92Y 92Y

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Edna Lewis (1916-2006) wrote some of America's most lyrical and significant cookbooks, including the now classic The Taste of Country Cooking.She cooked and wrote as a means to explore her memories of childhood on a farm in Freetown, Virginia, a community first founded by black families freed from slavery, and to commemorate the seasonal richness of Southern food. Her reputation as a trailblazer in the revival of regional cooking and aprogenitor of the farm-to-table movement continues to grow. Food stars Joe Yonan, Mashama Bailey and Nina Mbengue-Williams will join author and editor Sara B. Franklin in conversation to reveal their encounters with Edna and illuminate her legacy.

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