May 17

The Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine

The world renowned Ballymaloe Cookery School and Gardens in Cork, Ireland hosts a festival celebrating food and wine writing.  A magical setting brimming with  national and international authors, chefs, foragers, educators, wine experts, gardeners, publishers, TV presenters, bloggers and journalists, this event seems too good to be true.  

Where:     Cork, Ireland

Website:  Here it is.

7:00 pm19:00

Panel Discussion: On Writing about French Food, Alexander Lobrano and Clotilde Dusoulier - Paris, France

Food writers Alexander Lobrano and Clotilde Dusoulier will discuss their latest respective books,Hungry for France and Edible French: Tasty Expressions and Cultural Bites.

Clotilde Dusoulier is the author of my favorite food blog, Chocolate & Zucchini.  She is one of the best food writers today.  This is sure to be a enjoyable event.  The panel discussion will explore writing about food in France, reviewing restaurants and the different food movements in France now, picking up the thread from Patricia Wells and Ann Mah's event last season.


Where:  The American Library in Paris

Website:  Here it is.


Oct 13

Detox the World's Guided Extremely Green Detox - New York City

Natalia Rose, the foremost authority on cleansing and detoxing on a cellular level, offers this course live in New York City and virtually.  She is the founder of Detox the World, author and consultant for some of the world’s most image conscious actors, models and socialites.  She has appeared on NBC, FOX News, MSNBC, The View, NPR and in publications such as The New York Times, USA TODAY, Women’s World, First For Women, The Enquirer, Yoga Journal, Hamptons Magazine, Psychology Today, and more. 


Website:  Here it is.

Jan 3

History of the Spoon Exhibit - Bibliothèque Forney, Paris

Kitchen gadgets come and go, yet one has been in man's hand since 1000 years B.C.:  The spoon.  One of the first ten tools of man, the spoon, in its simple yet endless variations, remains man's best friend in the kitchen.    In this exhibit of over 3000 spoons from a private collection, the fascinating history of the spoon is to be revealed.


Bibliothèque Forney
1 rue du Figuier, Paris 4e
Métro : Saint-Paul, Pont Marie