Hunt, Gather, Cook with Hank Shaw and Chef Robin Leventhal Thursday July 28th. Slow Food Seattle has teamed up with Readers to Eaters and Wine World to create a unique event where you can meet, greet and eat with Hank Shaw, the author of Hunt, Gather, Cook: Finding the Forgotten Feast will share his adventures in the field and in the kitchen with a talk on wild foods and book signing.
Special guest, Chef Robin Leventhal (formerly of Crave & Top Chef), will also be on hand, serving up some delicious appetizers inspired by Hunt, Gather, Cook. Local wineries will be pouring their Washington wines for you to enjoy. Readers to Eaters will have copies of Hunt, Gather, Cook on hand to sell that evening too. Tickets are available online for only $15/person (includes wild foods talk by Hank Shaw, wine tasting, and appetizers).
Come sample appetizers prepared by Robin such as sea bean salad, purple potato salmon and trumpet mushroom bites, and a duck or pork rillette with picked red onions and a moutard on crostini.
What is food without wine? You won’t have to find out because we will have local Washington wineries pouring wine during the event. Come taste wine from these award winning wineries.
Hank Shaw is a New Jersey native who worked as a political reporter for various newspapers for 18 years until becoming a full-time food writer, outdoorsman and cook in 2010. A forager and angler since he could walk, Hank began hunting in 2002 and has never looked back. He hunts or fishes for all the meat he eats at home, and foraged foods form a daily part of his diet.
Hank runs the wild foods blog Hunter Angler Gardener Cook, which has twice been nominated for a James Beard Award. He won the International Association of Culinary Professionals award for Best Blog in 2010, and his magazine writing has appeared in Food & Wine, Organic Gardening, Field & Stream, as well as many other publications.