The Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans is sponsoring the Hungry In The South food conference, September 14-16 and the conference concludes with the French Quarter Cookbook Fair on Sunday.The conference brings together everyone from scholars, students, collectors, chefs, filmmakers, and community members, and more for a packed weekend in one of the world's culinary capitals and will be a celebration and exploration of food you don't want to miss! The event includes a cookbook swap, book signings, rare and used bookbooks, demonstrations and presentations of the Meanwhile, Back At Cafe Du Monde food stories. The Meanwhile,.. Storytellers include, Nell Nolan, Actress & Social Editor of The Times Picayune; Karen Benrud of Cafe Du Monde; actor Leon Contavesprie; Liz Williams, Founder/President of Southern Food and Beverage Museum); Chef Jay Ducote of The Bite and Booze Radio Show and blog; and Peggy Sweeney-McDonald, creator of the "Meanwhile, shows and book.
Mike Theis (Lifestyle Reporter of ABC 26 and columnist for Where Y'at Magazine) will emcee. Jay Ducote will demonstrate his Blackberry Bourbon Pork Shoulder recipe from the book. The Meanwhile, Back At Cafe Du Monde... Life Stories About Food will begin at 1:00pm on Stage in the French Market. Come out to enjoy the festive and fun! For more information about the conference email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 504-569-0405