Chef and PBS star Vivian Howard hosts authors for salon-style conversations at her downtown Charleston restaurant, Lenoir.
Each event is from 2-4 p.m. and begin with a cocktail and conversation between Vivian and the author, followed by a book signing and meet-and-greet with bites and drinks often inspired by the books and prepared by the team at Lenoir. The events are done in collaboration with Buxton Books, whose sellers will be on hand to sell additional copies of the book and other titles by the authors.
To buy tickets to each event, go to https://resy.com/cities/chs/lenoir-charleston. Purchase links for each event can be found by date.
July 16: Southern foodways historian Marcie Ferris, is the author of "The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region," and "Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary Tales from the Jewish South." She is a professor emerita of American Studies at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her most recent book, "Edible North Carolina: A Journey Across a State of Flavor," offers a 360-degree view of a state known for its farming and food, with compelling essays from leading North Carolina writers, cooks, farmers, entrepreneurs, and food equity activists. Tickets cost $70.