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See top foodie authors at Lenoir’s monthly book club event

Lenoir just dropped new dates + featured food-authors for their Vivian’s Book Club series — and the lineup is stellar.

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Dive into the exciting world of food with Lenoir-owner Chef Vivian Howard, star + co-creator of award-winning PBS shows “A Chef’s Life” and “Somewhere South.”

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When celebrity chef and Lenoir owner Chef Vivian Howard set out to create Vivians’s Book Club — a monthly salon-style event featuring conversations with foodie authors — she vowed to only host events she’d want to attend herself.

The result: A stellar lineup of award-winning chefs, pit masters, food historians + more. Here’s who to get excited about:

  • May 21: Margaret and Irene Li, Mei Mei Dumplings owners + sisters who wrote “Perfectly Good Food”
  • June 10: Steven Satterfield, James Beard award-winning chef, restaurant co-owner, and author of “Vegetable Revelations”
  • July 16: Marcie Ferris, Southern food historian who explores farms + food in “Edible North Carolina”
  • Aug. 27: Ed and Ryan Mitchell, generational pit masters and authors of “Ed Mitchell’s Barbeque”
  • Sept. 24: Beth Macy, journalist + New York Times bestselling author known for “Dopestick”
  • Oct. 22: Amy Thielen, Acclaimed Food Network host of “Heartland Table” who wrote “Company: The Radically Casual Art of Cooking for Others”

Bonus: Events include a book signing, meet + greet, and book-inspired bites and drinks.*

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