Taste the State: A Talk and Tasting Event

Jun 30, 2022 @ 6 pm - 8 pm | Location: Odd Bird Books, 1332 Main St #105, Columbia, SC 29201

Jun 30, 2022 @ 6 pm - 8 pm
Location: Odd Bird Books, 1332 Main St #105, Columbia, SC 29201
Hosted by: Odd Bird Books

Join co-author David S. Shields for a book talk about Taste the State: South Carolina's Signature Foods, Recipes, and Their Stories.

Learn cultural and food history while tasting a delicious recipe from the book, Taste the State. The rich history of multi-cultural food in the state is explored in the book, ask the author how your family’s recipe might have been influenced by these traditions. Meet other foodies and book-lovers! Learn about FoodShare’s work in providing better access to fresh produce and the cooking and nutrition education to go along with it.

David S. Shields is Carolina Distinguished Professor of the English Language and Literature Department at the University of South Carolina and the chair of the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation. He is the author of numerous books, including Southern Provisions: The Creation and Revival of a Cuisine and The Culinarians: Lives and Careers from the First Age of American Fine Dining, and the recipient of the Southern Foodways Alliance's Ruth Fertel Keeper of the Flame Award.

Copies of Taste the State will be available for purchase at Odd Bird Books, an independent local bookstore. Author David Shields will be available for book signing.

Published on May 31, 2022 | Categories: Events

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