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• 2011 IACP Award - Judges Choice
• 2011 Independent Publisher Book Awards
- Gold Award (Cookbooks Category)

National Print and Online

AARP - February 11, 2011, book and author coverage
Apartment Therapy, The Kitchn -
October 5, book and author coverage, and coverage of Jessica Theroux's film, "Carluccia from Calabria"
January 7, Soup Recipe: Chicken Bone Broth
Booklist - November 2010, Starred review
Booklist - a review is scheduled in the Spotlight on Food section in the October 1st issue.
Chow - Holiday 2010, Holiday Cookbook Gift Guide

Chicago Tribune - May 4, 2011
book coverage, recipe
The Christian Science Monitor - October 14, book coverage and recipe
Devour, The Cooking Channel's food blog - posting recipes and images from the book.
The Discovery Channel's, Planet Green - October 15, book coverage by Sarah Novak
"Autumn Polenta with Buttercup Squash, Oyster Mushrooms, and Fried Lima Beans" recipe covered by Sarah Novak
Dolce Dolce - October 13, book coverage - August 30, fall cookbook preview
Eating in Translation- December 9 - 15, 2011, event coverage
The Erickson Tribune - October 2010, Gift Guide.

Food & Wine - September, 2011
book coverage, recipe: Mixed-Greens-and-Herb Salad with Figs and Walnuts
Food & Wine - August 4, recipe coverage: Cod with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Arborio Rice
Huffington Post - October 2, featured in "The Best Italian Cookbooks ever"
Jamie Magazine (The Italian Issue) - May 2012, book review
Jamie Magazine - May 2012, Spotlight
La Cucina Italiana - featured in Cook's Books section, October. View PDF
Library Journal - October 15, book review
The Official James Beard Foundation Blog - December 10 - 17, 2011, event and editorial coverage
Parade Magazine - November 14 issue, book review
Publishers Weekly - November 8, The Best Cookbooks of 2010, "Best Italian Cookbook"

Refined Living Magazine - December/January, book coverage, recipes

San Francisco Book Review & Sacramento Book Review - November 8, 2010, book coverage
San Miguel Directory - All About Books, book coverage
Schaumberg Library - December 2011, Best Food Books of 2011 - October 5, event coverage
USA Network's Character Approved Blog - October 2010, book coverage
Wall Street Journal - January 2011, Deserts That Go Zing

Regional Print and Online

7x7 Magazine - included in Round Up, Cookbooks By Local Authors We Love
Austin Monthly - covering the Austin restaurant event in honor of Cooking with Italian Grandmothers
Austin 360 - October 20, A Slow Taste of Italy, ASTI Trattoria, event coverage
Boulder Weekly - book coverage
Creative Loafing Atlanta - October 14, A Slow Taste of Italy, Valenza Restaurant event coverage - Seattle, WA, November 30, book and event coverage
Daily Candy, Atlanta - October, A Slow Taste of Italy, Valenza Restaurant, event coverage
Democracy is Delicious - Oct. 24, book coverage and film coverage
Ecoculinaire - October 15, A Slow Taste of Italy, 29 South Restaurant, event coverage
EatWisconsin - book coverage
Edible Austin - October, featured in newsletter
Edible Ojai & Ventura Country - Fall 2010, Armchair Feast, book coverage
Edible Jersey - article in Edible Jersey in December issue, references 2 recipes.
Granville Online - October 2010, A Slow Taste of Italy, Campagnolo Restaurant, event coverage - October 2010, A Slow Taste of Italy, Capone's Restaurant, event coverage
Inside Scoop SF Gate
- Oct. 12, 2010, Naomi Starkman interviews Jessica Theroux, author interview
- April, 2011, book coverage
The Italian Tribune - November 25, 2010, book review View PDF
LA Weekly - December 22, LA Weekly's Best Cookbooks of 2010
Madison Patch - November 30, RJ Julia Booksellers book signing event, event coverage
Martha's Vineyard Times - Oct. 7, covering the Austin restaurant event in honor of Cooking with Italian Grandmothers
Mercury News - November 10, 2010, upcoming events, book and author coverage
Mood, (The Oklahoman) - Dec 1, best cookbooks of the year roundup
Napa Valley Register - November 2010, interview with Jessica Theroux and event coverage from Oneotri
New Haven Advocate - Nov. 22, event & book coverage - December 12, 2011, James Beard Foundation Presents Beard on Books with Jessica Theroux - Oct. 14, Fort Wayne, Indiana book mention
The Telegraph: Feast - Jan. 5, 2011, book coverage
The Oklahoman: NewsOK - Dec. 1, What's the word on gifts for foodies? Gift Guide
Philadelphia Inquirer - May 19, book coverage

Portland Book Review - June - August, 2011, book coverage "Kitchen Talk" - Dec. 8, Book coverage, event listing, and recipe
Pure Mamas blog - October 2010, October 2010, A Slow Taste of Italy, Oenotri, Napa Valley, event & book coverage
Richmond Magazine - October 2010, A Slow Taste of Italy, Sensi Restaurant, book & event coverage
Saratoga News - November 08, 2010, book/event coverage online
view article in print
San Diego Magazine - October 21, 2010, Celebrate the Craft coverage and book coverage
San Diego Weekly Markets - October 2010, San Diego Farmers Market book signing and book coverage
San Francisco Chronicle, SF Gate, Cook's Books - November 7, 2010, More New Cookbooks from Bay Area authors
Scout Vancouver - "A Slow Taste of Italy" coverage
Seattle Weekly - November 29, 2010, Seattle event coverage, event coverage
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - November 30, Frantic Foodie Blog, Intelligencer - December 8, event coverage
Slow Food San Francisco - December 1, event coverage
Sonoma Uncorked - December 1, event coverage - October 2010, A Slow Taste of Italy, Campagnolo in Vancouver, BC, event coverage
The Stranger - Dec. 3, 2010, Seattle event coverage - "A Slow Taste of Italy" coverage
The Staten Island Advance - Oct. 20, Pam Silvestri, Food Editor, writes about the Cooking with Italian Grandmothers book launch and special dinner at Enoteca Maria, where Jessica Theroux and the Entoca's incredible nonnas cooked and laughed and shared their stories from Italy.
Click here to read the article
Upcoming events on - Oct. 12, Book Passage in San Francisco, CA, event coverage
Wisconsin State Journal, - October 8th, restaurant news column featuring Osteria Papavero's event for "A Slow Taste of Italy."


a big Mouthful - book coverage and recipe testing (Roasted Apples with Hazelnut, Bitter Chocolate and Lemon Zest)
Blue Kitchen - October 2010, book coverage and recipe testing
Bookdwarf - November 16, 2010, book review - book coverage
Chef's Co-op Kitchen - December 13, 2010, book coverage in Jessica Seinfeld's article about family food
Chow and Again - November 19, 2010, Andrew Zimmern writes about Cooking with Italian Grandmothers in his food & dining blog
City Dirt, Adventures in Urban Gardening - October 2010, Maria Finn interviews Jessica Theroux
Cookbooker - The Best Cookbooks of 2010: A Roundup & - November 26, 2010, book and event coverage - November 3, 2010, McKellar Library book reviews
- November 17, book review
- March 1, 2011, book coverage and excerpt
Design Sponge - featured in the Design Sponge 2010 Gift Guide
Eatsy @ Etsy - October 13, Kitty Greenwald interviews Jessica Theroux, author, book, and recipe coverage
The Elliott Homestead - April 3, 2012, book coverage
Faster Times, Home Ec - October 7, book review by Sarah Sliwa
Food52 - book coverage
Foodista - November 5, 2010, Andrea Mitchell from Foodista reviews Cooking with Italian Grandmothers, "I loved everything about it!"
Forme of Curry - November 2010, photographs, recipes, book review and coverage
Ghost Town Farm, A Blog by Novella Carpenter - The author of Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer provides book coverage
Global Chefs - April 14, book coverage - "Hottest New Italian Cuisine Cookbooks" Hey look what I found! - October 22, review
Leite's Culinaria April 7, featured recipe and book coverage
Inspired by Savannah - February, 2013, book review
Lago di Como - book review
Lonny Magazine - Jessica Seinfeld chooses Cooking With Italian Grandmothers as her most wanted book for the holidays. Click Here to View Article
Longitude Books - Book of the Week
Make It Better magazine and Make It Better newsletter - October 2010, Interview with Jessica Theroux
Oregon Live - November 24, 2010, Food Day section, special dinner with Jessica at Nostrana in Portland, OR - November 1, book coverage
Rabelais - "2010 Choice Cuts"
Seattle Bon Vivant - Dec. 2010, My favorite things holiday pick
Stolen Spoon - February 3, 2010, book review
Story Circle Book Reviews - December 13, 2010, book review by Becky Lane
Tablehopper: The Holiday Bookworm - December 2010, Holiday Gift Guide, book review
Tablet Magazine, - August 25, Joan Nathan
Tumblr:Jennie Eats Italy - January 2012, Recipe Review


CBS Boston Online, Jordan Rich Show - November 2, 2010, Annie Copps, Senior Editor at Yankee Magazine, speaks about the special dinner and book signing event with Jessica Theroux at La Morra Restaurant in Boston, MA, A Slow Taste of Italy coverage.
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Edible Radio - April 28, 2011, Edible Santa Fe's Kate Manchester interviews Jessica Theroux
KCRW, Evan Kleiman's Good Food -
October, 23, 2010, Interview w/ Jessica Theroux.
Click here to listen (@ 13:36)
Click here to download
Kitchen Table Talks - September 30, 2010, Interview with Naomi Starkman
KRUU-FM - November 10, Steven Boss interviewed Jessica Theroux live on air.
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Great Taste on KRUUFM - September 2011, Steve Boss interviews Jessica Theroux about Cooking with Italian Grandmothers, Food & Wine and the 2011 IACP Judge's Choice award
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Martha Stewart Living Radio, "Cooking with Emeril" (Radio/Sirius XM) -
December 2, Emeril interviews Jessica Theroux.
GrandMagazine Radio - April 25 — 1:00 p.m., interview with Barbara Beach (Live)
WPR, Here on Earth - December 17, interview with Jessica Theroux.
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WLFP, On the Menu - interview with Jessica (Starts at 44:39)
Click Here to Listen, right click to save as MP3

Upcoming Events

New York, NY: Wednesday, December 14
Beard on Books: The James Beard Foundation invites Jessica Theroux to present Cooking with Italian Grandmothers as part of its ongoing monthly literary series featuring readings and discussions with some of the food world's most celebrated authors.
167 West 12th Street
New York, NY 10011
(212) 675-4984
Suggested Donation: $20 for non-students
Call 212.627.2308 to reserve your seat

Past Events

Staten Island, NY: October 7
Private event for Jessica Theroux
Enoteca Maria, 27 Hyatt St., Staten Island, NY 10301
Presented by Welcome Books
Photos from this event:

USA & Canada:

Restaurant Week/Launch week: October 11-17th, 2010*

A Slow Taste of Italy...

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A Slow Taste of Italy: Restaurant events from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Golden Gate celebrating slow, local and sustainable food and Jessica Theroux's brilliant culinary pilgrimage. ( A few restaurants who have been marked with * are part of the restaurant promotion week but the dates fall outside of the October 11-17, 2010)

Richmond, VA: Monday, October 11 - Sunday, October 17
5:00-10:30pm (M-F), 5:00-11:00pm (Sat. & Sun.)
Sensi, 2222 E. Cary St. #101, Richmond, VA 23223
Presented by: Slow Food RVA
See coverage here

Edgartown, MA: Monday, October 11 - Sunday, October 17
5:30 to close
IL Tesoro at the Terrace
27 South Summer Street, Edgartown MA 02539

See Menu

Denver, CO: Monday, October 11
Osteria Marco, 1453 Larimer St., Denver, CO 80202
Co-Hosted by Slow Food Denver

Oakland, CA: Monday, October 11
Book Launch and Dinner with Jessica Theroux
Pizzaiolo, 5008 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, California 94609

Commerce Twp., MI, Tuesday, October 12
Chef Dawn Bause's Kitchen, 8564 Golfside Drive, Commerce Twp., MI 48382
Presented by Chef Dawn Bause and Slow Food Detroit

Kirkland, WA: Tuesday, October 12 - Friday, October 15
Cafe Juanita, 9702 NE 120th Pl, Kirkland, WA 98034

San Francisco, CA: Tuesday, October 12
Book signing at Book Passage San Francisco at Ferry Building,
1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111
listing on

Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Wednesday, October 13
La Campagne, 312 Kresson Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Fernandina Beach, FL: Wednesday, October 13
6:00pm & 8:00pm
29 South Restaurant, 29 South 3rd Street,
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Fort Mill, SC: Wednesday, October 13
6:30pm Passion 8 Bistro, 3415 Hwy. 51N, Fort Mill, SC 29715

Madison, WI: Wednesday, October 13
Osteria Papavero,128 E. Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
Presented by: Slow Food Madison & Francesco Mangano
Listed on

Southborough, MA: Wednesday, October 13
Tomasso Trattoria & Enoteca, The Crossing, 154 Turnpike Rd, Southborough

Napa, CA: Thursday, October 14,
5:30pm - 9:30pm
Dinner with Jessica Theroux
Oenotri, 1425 First Street, Napa, CA 94559
See coverage on Pure Mamas Blog

Atlanta, GA: Thursday, October 14
6:30pm (reception); 7:00 (dinner)
Valenza, 1441 Dresden Drive, Ste. 100, Atlanta, GA 30319
Presented by: Valenza Restaurant & Slow Food Atlanta
Listed on

Brookline, MA: Thursday, October 14
Hors d'oeuvres, wine, and Cooking with Italian Grandmothers
La Morra, 48 Boylston Street, Brookline, MA 02445

St Louis, MO: Thursday, October 14
Onesto Pizza Trattoria, 5401 Finkman St, St Louis, MO
Presented by: Slow Food St. Louis
Listed on St. Louis Today

Ocean Springs, MS: Saturday, October 16
Capone's Italian Ristorante
2113 Government St, Ocean Springs, MS
See coverage on blog

Vancouver, BC, Canada: Saturday, October 16
Campagnolo, 1020 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 2W1, Canada
Presented by Slow Food Vancouver & Campagnolo Restaurant
Listed on Scout Vancouver and

San Francisco, CA: Sunday October 17
Sunday Brunch with Jessica Theroux, Boulettes Larder,
1 Ferry Building Marketplace
San Francisco, CA 94111

Brooklyn, NY: Thursday, October. 21*
The Good Fork, 391 Van Brunt Street Brooklyn, NY 11231

Berkeley, CA: Saturday, October 23
noon to 2pm
Book Signing, The Pasta Shop, 1786 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710

Austin, TX: Wednesday, October 27*
Asti, 1000 E 11th St. Austin, TX 78702
Presented by Edible Austin (Marla Camp) & Slow Food Austin (Sarah Webber)
See listing on Austin 360

Burlington, VT: Thursday, October 28*
Three Tomatoes Trattoria, 83 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401
View Menu

San Diego, CA: Saturday, October 30
A book signing at Little Italy Farmers Market,
1701 India Street, San Diego
Book selling handled by Warwick's.
Hosted by Slow Food Urban San Diego.

San Diego, CA: Sunday, October 31
Celebrate the Craft: Book signing with Jessica Theroux
The Lodge at Torrey Pines
11480 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037
Book selling handled by Warwick's.
Hosted by Slow Food Urban San Diego.

Cherry Hill, NJ: Friday, November 5
La Campagne, 312 Kresson Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
(856) 429-7647

Los Gatos, CA: Thursday, November 11
Napa Style
Book signing and hors d'oeuvres
32 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030
(408) 354-1119
See pictures from this event:

Saratoga, CA: Friday November 12
Film screening and book signing
Carriage House Theater
Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Road
Saratoga, CA 95070

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Saratoga, CA: Saturday November 13
10:00am and 2:00pm
Book Signing, tasting and testing recipes
Historic Villa
Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Road
Saratoga, CA 95070

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Yountville, CA: Sunday, November 14
Napa Style
Book signing and hors d'oeuvres
6525 Washington St., Yountville, CA 94599
(707) 945 1229

Brookline, MA: Thursday, November 18*
Dinner with Jessica Theroux
La Morra, 48 Boylston Street, Brookline, MA 02445
Listen to WBZ Radio's announcement
See pictures from this event:

Harvard Square, MA: Friday, November 19
Book signing and conversation with Jessica Theroux
Harvard COOP, 1400 Massachusetts avenue, Cambridge, MA 02238
(617) 499-2000,

Southborough, MA: Saturday, November 20
Book signing with Jessica Theroux
Panzano Market, 154 Turnpike Rd, South borough, MA 01772
(508) 485-8884

Madison, CT: Tuesday, November 30
Book signing, RJ Julia 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443
(203) 245-3959
Register here for the event
See event listing on MadisonPatch

Olympia, WA: Friday, December 3
Book signing and apéritif with Jessica Theroux
The Mark Olympia, 407 Columbia St., SW, Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 754-4414
More info here

Seattle, WA: Saturday, December 4
11:00am - 1:00pm
Book signing with Jessica Theroux
U-District Farmers Market,
50th and University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Seattle, WA: Saturday, December 4*
Dinner with Jessica Theroux
Enza Cucina Siciliana
Queen Anne Ave N (between Crockett St. & Boston St.) Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 694-0055
For reservations, please contact: (206) 694-0055 or email Mamma Enza
See Menu
See Seattle Weekly Coverage

Seattle, WA: Sunday, December 5*
Book signing, 1:00-3:00pm
Dinner with Jessica Theroux, 6:00pm
The Corson Building, 5609 Corson Ave South, Seattle WA 98108
(206) 762-3330

Portland, OR: Monday, December 6*
5:30pm - 9:00pm
Dinner with Jessica Theroux
Nostrana, 1401 SE Morrison St, Portland, OR 97214
(503) 234 2427
More info here

Oakland, CA: Wednesday, December 8
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Pop-Up General Store, book signing with Jessica Theroux
4629 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way (corner of 47th and MLK)
Temescal, Oakland, CA 94609

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San Francisco, CA: Saturday, December 11
Book signing with Jessica Theroux, Hosted by Slow Food, San Francisco
Omnivore Books, 3885a Cesar Chavez Street, San Francisco, CA, 94131
(415) 282-4712
Coverage on Slow Food San Francisco
Coverage on

Sonoma, CA: Sunday, December 12
Bram Cookware, 493 1st St West, Sonoma, CA 95476 (707) 935-3717
See Listing on

Mill Valley, CA: Wednesday, February 9
Book signing with Jessica Theroux
The Tyler Florence, Shop 59 Throckmorton Ave. Mill Valley, CA. 94941
(415) 380-9200

Napa Valley, CA: Thursday, February 10
Book signing with Jessica Theroux
The Tyler Florence, 710 Main Street, Napa, CA, 94559
(415) 380-9200

Mill Valley, CA: Thursday, March 17
Dinner with Marin Organic and Jessica Theroux Frantoio's, 152 Shoreline Highway Mill Valley, CA 94941 (415) 289-5777

Los Angeles, CA: Wednesday, May 4
Dinner with Jessica Theroux
Lucques, 8474 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California
(323) 655-6277

Mill Valley, CA: Thursday, May 12
Author, chef, farmer: A literary supper by Marin Organic.
Il Frantoio, Mill Valley.
152 Shoreline Hwy Mill Valley, CA 94941

San Francisco, CA: Wednesday, May 18
(Time TBD)
Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco event
425 Washington Street (at Battery St), Suite 200 San Francisco, CA 94111 Tel. (415) 788-7142

San Diego, CA: Saturday, May 21
On May 21 the SDIFF creates a magic evening at the elegant Birch North Park Theatre, hosting chef and documentary filmmaker Jessica Theroux sharing her documentary and her cookbook about cooking with Italian grandmothers (nonne) followed by the 2009 Terra Madre film Rupi del vino by Ermanno Olmi, master Italian director.
The Birch North Park Theatre
2891 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104
Click here for details

Petaluma, CA: Saturday, June 11th
Author Event
I Leoni, 120 B Kentucky St. Petaluma, CA 94952