Cookbook award winner to speak in San Pedro, California; Chicago
Clang Garcia author or Food Holidays – Philippines, the 2017 National Winner for Culinary Travel during the 22nd Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, is flying in from Manila on a promo tour.
Philippine Expressions Bookshop will host a book talk and signing with Garcia on Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. in The Arcade Building, 479 West Sixth Street, Suite 105. The event is part of the ongoing community outreach program of the bookshop. The events are held on the last Saturday of each month. For more information, call 310-514-9139.
The Philippine Consulate in Chicago will also host Garcia on Friday, May 5, at 5:30 p.m. at the Kalayaan Hall of the Consulate celebration of National Heritage month. The book launching will serve as the Consulate General’s “Ika-25 na Pagkikita sa Konsulado.” To RSVP for the event and for more information, contact the Consulate General’s Cultural Officer, Ms. Anna Liza F. Alcantara, whose contact details are as follows: Telephone No.: (312) 583-0621 ext. 13; and Email Address: [email protected]
“Travel, eat and learn” is the new thrust of culinary tourism nowadays, and the author will take you traveling through more than 7,000 Philippine islands and their distinct culinary culture. The book discusses authentic regional cuisines and shares 25 gastronomic destinations as well as 15 heirloom recipes of the country.