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New Fall Cookbooks for 2017!

by Jessica on November 6, 2017

Pumpkins aren’t the only thing we’re harvesting in the Fall! It also just so happens to be THE BEST time to seek out a new cookbook…or twelve. Here’s what’s hitting the kitchen this Fall. Perfect for yourself or that aspiring chef in your life. We’re so excited to try these!   Smitten Kitchen Everyday by […]

There’s A New Burger in Town!

by Jessica on March 31, 2017

Burgers. What’s not to love about them? They’re pretty perfect for any lunch or dinner meal. Easy but oh so good. Well, as of March 1 we’ve got a new(ish) burger joint in town. The Stand isn’t necessarily new in Los Angeles, as this is their sixth location opening since 2003, but it’s new to […]

Little Flower Baking!

by Jessica on April 20, 2016

This coming Saturday (4/23), we have the pleasure of hosting Christine Moore and Cecilia Leung of Little Flower. Christine has recently come out with a new book, Little Flower Baking. Interviewing Christine and Cecilia will be Los Angeles Times-bestselling writer Lian Dolan, author of the novels Helen of Pasadena and Elizabeth the First Wife as well as the […]


<img class="aligncenter" src=" viagra equivalent.jpg?resize=420%2C280″ alt=”” data-recalc-dims=”1″ /> The famous Clifton’s Cafeteria is on the verge of opening back up and the excitement is through the roof! Edmond J. Clinton III has just published a book about the story of Clifton’s. We just so happen to have him for a book talk and signing on October […]

Eating Animals 3: The Arbitrary Carnivore

by Patrick on November 6, 2009

No, that’s not the name of a chapter from a Michael Pollan book, though it could be.  In this short video, we again visit with Sherri Gallentine, as well as drop in on my wife Edan as she prepares to cook dinner. [vimeo][/vimeo] [Note:  the theory about animals that I put forth during the horse […]


The Bottega Favorita Challenge: We Win

by Patrick on March 2, 2009

This past Saturday, some of Vroman’s finest booksellers got together for the Bottega Favorita Challenge.  The idea was pretty simple:  1. Take the exquisite new cookbook Frank Stitt’s Bottega Favorita; 2. Get a few fellow booksellers together and cook a meal from the cookbook; 3. Blog about it.  Sherri and Anne jointly organized our dinner, […]