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Ronni Lundy to sign new book at 610 Magnolia

Wednesday, September 14 at 6 p.m., former Lousivillian and renowned food writer Ronnie Lundy will be at 610 Magnolia, 610 W. Magnolia Ave., to sign her new book, “Victuals: An Appalachian Journey, with Recipes.” 610 Magnolia will serve “Appalachian bites,” hors d’oeuvres inspired by the recipes in Lundy’s book.

A long-time proponent of Southern regional cooking, Lundy has written several food books, including “Shuck Beans, Stack Cakes and Honest Fried Chicken: The Heart and Soul of Southern Country Kitchens” (Atlantic, 1990) and “Butter Beans to Blackberries: Recipes from the Southern Garden” (North Point, 1999). She was a founding member of the Southern Foodways Alliance and, in 2005, edited” Cornbread Nation 3: Foods of the Mountain South”, the organization’s occasional anthology of the region’s best food writing. She was also the editor of a short-lived online food magazine, The Zenchilada.

Her new book on Appalachian regional cuisine has been widely noted in the press, including a glowing review in the Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/victuals-reviewed-a-love-letter-to-appalachia-with-recipes/2016/08/29/518986f4-687c-11e6-99bf-f0cf3a6449a6_story.html recently.This event will feature sample bites from her book as well as a talk by Ronni Lundy.  Each guest will get a signed copy of the book.

Cost of the event will be $45, which includes appetizers and a signed copy of “Victuals.”

Beverages are additional. Call (502) 636-0783.