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Cooks with Books: André Darlington Book Launch
November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm$$
Join MACHETE restaurant and SCUPPERNONG BOOKS for the launch of award-winning food and beverage author ANDRÉ DARLNGTON’s latest book BarMenu:100+ Drinking Food Recipes for Cocktail Hours at Home.
This 1 1/2 hour event will feature a cocktail and snack pairing, as well as an opportunity to mingle with André Darlington, who will be signing books and answering questions.
This is a community table event with limited seating for 32 in the front lounge at MACHETE—so get your tickets early to reserve your spot! Be sure to add the number of books you wish to include when you purchase your ticket (one book purchase required per couple). You will also be able to order additional cocktails and snacks at the event if desired, as well as additional copies of Bar Menu for yourself or for gifting. You may also make a separate reservation after 7:15p if you wish to have a full dining experience after the book signing.
•Event ticket: $25/person
•Book: $28 (one book purchase required per couple)
•taxes & 22% gratuity will be added at check-out
Because alcoholic beverages will be served, this event is reserved for those 21 years of age and over.
ANDRÉ DARLNGTON is the bestselling author of Booze Cruise: A Tour of the World’s Essential Mixed Drinks and Gotham City Cocktails: Official Handcrafted Food & Drinks From the World of Batman, as well as The Official John Wayne Cocktail Book (Nov 1, ‘22) and Bar Menu (Oct 18, ‘22) . He is co-author of Booze & Vinyl, Booze & Vinyl Vol. 2, The New Cocktail Hour, and TCM’s Movie Night Menus. André has been a columnist for Organic Life magazine, a contributor to Mandarin Quarterly, as well as the alt-weekly, Isthmus, where he was an award-winning food critic and wine columnist. In 2016 he opened the lauded farm-to-table restaurant and natural wine bar, Field Table, designed by JBF award-winning architects, Heliotrope. André has been a Napa Valley Vintners’ Association Fellow and a judge for the international wine competition, Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, as well as for the American Craft Distillers Association. He is a frequent guest speaker for companies, non-profits, and clubs such as Google, The Smithsonian, ThinkCompany, and Park House Dallas.
MACHETE is a 2022 James Beard semifinalist for Best New Restaurant. “Simple perfection and casual professionalism are our objectives, and we aim to delight and arouse the senses without being pretentious. We source the best ingredients locally and from around the world to fulfill our vision of creating distinctive, delicious, beautiful comfort food and cocktails. Our philosophy is that food should not only be delicious, it should also be creative, evoke memories, and be a communal experience to catch up with old friends and make new ones. We encourage you to have fun, laugh, and enjoy everyone around you.”