Exploring the World with Gastro Obscura

Mar 14, 2022

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

Called a “captivating book celebrates the incredible global diversity of food, ingredients, and cooking practices” by Alice Waters, Gastro Obscura is an immersive cabinet of culinary curiosities brimming with over 500 compelling entries spanning all seven continents and fifty states, from the curious minds behind the #1 New York Times bestseller Atlas Obscura and AtlasObscura.com. In this talk, the audience will travel to the rainforests of southern Nigeria, where you’ll find a berry that’s a thousand times sweeter than table sugar, discover the quirks of Victorian table etiquette, and discover Texas' Pecan Pie Vending Machines. A passport to a multitude of flavors, stories, histories, and cultures, this talk is for anyone who eats, who dreams of eating, or who longs to explore.

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