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bitter cookbook

Jennifer McLagan will be at Barbara Jo’s Books to Cooks in the shop today. Author of Bones, Fat, Odd Bits, and now Bitter, Jennifer is someone we admire and look forward to welcoming back to the shop each time she comes. We always learn so much.

Before our sold out dinner tonight, Jennifer will host an apero in the shop in the traditional French fashion. One hour before dinner with a chat from Jennifer and a bitter drink to sip – made with her homemade Tonic Water.

Cost: $45, includes a copy of Bitter: A Taste of the World’s Most Dangerous Flavor and a refreshing beverage.

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  • Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks 1740 West 2nd Ave Vancouver, BC

Celebrating the Odd Bits – Barbara Jo’s Book to Cooks Event at Cibo

Monday, November 28 · 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Non-North American cuisines have long valued the odd-bits and savoury cuts other than tenderloins, breasts and chops. Author Jennifer McLagan rediscovers the delights of these less-celebrated morsels in Odd Bits: How to Cook the Rest of the Animal. This evening we celebrate the odd bits and special guest Jennifer McLagan at Cibo Trattoria where Chef Neil Taylor treats these bits with Italian flare for a truly unique and delicious menu. Wine for this evening is sponsored by LaStella.

Cost: $115.00 (Includes a signed copy of Odd Bits, dinner, wine and gratuities). Please call 604-688-6755 to register for this event.

View more Barbara Jo’s Book to Cooks Events at www.bookstocooks.com

‘Women in the Kitchen’ Gourmet Wine Dinner


An event celebrating the exceptional talents of women who have excelled as culinary professionals in the hospitality industry…

The Vancouver Club, in partnership with Barbara Jo and Barbara Jo’s Books to Cooks, have invited Guest Chefs from across Canada, cookbook authors and up-and-coming culinary stars to prepare a 7 course menu with wine pairings for your enjoyment. Special guests include the Food Network’s Laura Calder, author of ‘French Food at Home’; Jennifer McLagan author of award winning cookbooks ‘Fat’ and Bones’; Jennifer Dodd, Excutive Chef at Edible Canada on Granville Island; Food Network Host Bal Arneson, author ‘Everyday Indian’; Andrea Carlson of Bishops Restaurant; the Vancouver Club’s own fabulous Pastry Chef, Lisa Perkins. Sommeliers DJ Kearney and Martha McAvity will select the wine pairings for this amazing one-of-a kind dinner.

Reception 6 p.m.
Dinner 6:30 p.m.
Dress: Smart Casual
$110. per person

Please note that due to the special nature of this event we are unable to accommodate special dietary requests or preferences