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Dinner and book signing with Treme writer, Lolis Eric Elie

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This event will feature delicious recipes from Elie’s Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans cookbook.

We are very pleased to welcome writer Lolis Eric Elie to the Zingerman’s Roadhouse for a very special meal and book signing on Wednesday, September 25 at 7:00 p.m. Elie will work with Zingerman’s Roadhouse chef Alex Young to prepare a menu of  recipes from the book and bring a little bit of New Orleans to Ann Arbor. During the dinner, Mr Elie will share his stories and discuss the book with diners, with a book signing to follow.

Lolis Eric Elie is writer and story editor for the popular HBO series Treme, and his  new book, Treme: Stories from the Heart of New Orleans, features more than 100 heritage and contemporary recipes that showcase the eclectic and inventive spirit of post-Katrina New Orleans. The book includes contributions from such legendary restaurants as Brigtsen’s, Upperline, and Commander’s Palace plus original recipes from many of the renowned chefs who have made guest appearances on Treme.

Mr. Elie is a New Orleans native and an award-winning staff writer and story editor for the HBO series Treme. Formerly a columnist for New Orleans’ Times-Picayune, he is the author of Smokestack Lightning: Adventures in the Heart of Barbeque Country, and the editor of Cornbread Nation 2: The United States of Barbeque. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, Saveur, Gourmet, and Bon Appetit, and he is a contributing writer to Oxford American. He lives in New Orleans and Los Angeles.

Mr. Elie recently talked about his new book with Melissa Block on NPR’s All Things Considered.

Tickets will go fast, so call 734-663-3663 (FOOD) or reserve online today!