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Piccolo: Insatiable: Tales From a Life of Delicious Excess, by Gael Greene, Three

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For this Piccolo we’re reading Insatiable: Tales From a Life of Delicious Excess, by Gael Greene, Acknowledgements, Chapters 24-32, (pp. 138-201). Chapter 24 starts: “Press junkets and free meals were strictly forbidden to New York magazine citics and contributing editors. But there was not way I could refuse … " Gael Green's...

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Piccolo: Insatiable: Tales From a Life of Delicious Excess, by Gael Greene, Two

Acre Coffee @ Montgomery Village Shopping Center Montgomery Village Shopping Center, 2365 Midway Drive, Santa Rosa, CA

For this Piccolo we’re reading Insatiable: Tales From a Life of Delicious Excess, by Gael Greene, Acknowledgements, Chapters 11-23, (pp. 56-137). Chapter 11 starts: “I was a decade ahead of America's sensuality explosion in the fifties and leaped into the foodie vanguard in the sixties. I didn't know much, but I already...

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Piccolo: Insatiable: Tales From a Life of Delicious Excess, by Gael Greene, One

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For this Piccolo we’re reading Insatiable: Tales From a Life of Delicious Excess, by Gael Greene, Acknowledgements, Prelude, Chapters 1-10, (pp. xi-55). The Prelude starts: “I could embellish the story and write that I was just pulling a par of crusty French baguettes out of the oven the fall afternoon of the...

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Piccolo: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, Seven

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For this (seventh) Piccolo we’re reading M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, Chapter 8, Golden State (pp. 267-288). The chapter starts: “The seeds of the culinary ferment that distinguishes California today were sown during the years that spanned the founding of...

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Piccolo: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, Six

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For this (sixth) Piccolo we’re reading M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, Chapter 7, Required Reading (pp. 239 – 266). The chapter starts: “Row after row of The Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook in one of Cody's display windows in September 1982...

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Piccolo: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, Five

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For this (fifth) Piccolo we’re reading M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, Chapter 6, Seasoned in Provence (pp. 203 – 237). The chapter starts: “From the day the front door of Chez Panisse opened to the public on August 28,...

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Piccolo: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, Four

Acre Coffee @ Montgomery Village Shopping Center Montgomery Village Shopping Center, 2365 Midway Drive, Santa Rosa, CA

For this (fourth) Piccolo we're reading M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, Chapter 5, Bon Appétit (pp. 151 - 201). The chapter starts: "The French Chef series, which debuted on Boston's public television station, WGBH, on February 11, 1963, was not only...

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Piccolo: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, Three

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For this (third) Piccolo we're reading M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, Chapter 4, In Julia's Kitchen (pp. 111 - 150). The chapter starts: "Kitchens* have not always been Julia Child's mise-en-scène. In fact her recollections of the one in the big,...

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Piccolo: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, Two

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For this (second) Piccolo we're reading M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, Chapter 3, D*E*A*R F*R*I*E*N*D (pp. 69 - 110). The chapter starts "The story of how the salutations "Dear Mrs. Child" and "Dear Mrs. Fisher" changed to "Dear Julia"...

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Piccolo: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, One

Acre Coffee @ Montgomery Village Shopping Center Montgomery Village Shopping Center, 2365 Midway Drive, Santa Rosa, CA

For this (first) Piccolo we're reading M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, by Joan Reardon, up to page 66. Our Piccolo is a quick, short, Book Group meeting at a local coffee house on Mondays, 11am - noon. This time we're meeting at...

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