Thursday, Mar 03, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Gabrielle Hamilton, award-winning chef/owner of Prune restaurant in NYC and renowned chef's chef, is coming to Portland on Thursday, March 3rd to celebrate the launch of her first book Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef.
This book is one of the most anticipated works of food writing in a long time. Anthony Bourdain has said about the book, "Magnificent. Simply the best memoir by a chef ever. Ever." Mario Batali has said, "I will read this book to my children and then burn all the books I have written for pretending to be anything even close to this. After that I will apply for the dishwasher job at Prune to learn from my new queen."
On Thursday, March 3rd at 7:00pm Rabelais and Grace restaurant are pleased to present this evening of great food and fantastic writing. The evening will include a roast lamb dinner inspired by Blood, Bones & Butter, with wine. Hamilton will give a short reading and sign copies of her book, which will be included in the price of the dinner.
The price of the dinner is $120, including wine and a copy of the book. Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant, 207-828-4422. Grace is located at 15 Chestnut Street, Portland Maine. www.restaurantgrace.com