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SHANNA FARRELL at Books Inc. in The Marina

Shanna Farrell author photo and Bay Area Cocktails cover image

Shanna Farrell, oral historian with the Oral History Center at the University of California-Berkeley, discusses her fascinating debut book, Bay Area Cocktails: A History of Culture, Community and Craft. An American invention, the cocktail fluctuated in popularity following Prohibition and had firmly taken root in the culinary landscape by the 1990s. The Bay Area played a significant role in reviving it--as much as New York and London. From the distillers who pioneered craft spirits and Alice Waters' revolutionary take on simple, fresh food at Chez Panisse to the bartenders who cared enough to grow a dedicated cocktail community, this is the story of how the Bay Area shaped the art of elevated drinking in America. Through oral history interviews and recipes, author Shanna Farrell chronicles the narrative history of the modern cocktail renaissance. Samples will be served!

Event date: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Books Inc.
2251 Chestnut St
San Francisco, CA
Event Terms: 
Bay Area Cocktails: A History of Culture, Community and Craft Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467137539
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Published: History Press - September 11th, 2017