Tasting

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Summer Reading Ice Cream Truck Visits Octavia Books

Event date: 

Saturday, August 21, 2010 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Event address: 

Octavia Books
513 Octavia St
70115-2055 New Orleans
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Wimpy Kid 5 Ice Cream Truck


Join us as the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Summer Reading Ice Cream Truck rolls into town and pulls up to Octavia Books on Saturday August 21, 2010. Starting at 12:00 noon, come get a free frozen treat to celebrate the upcoming publication of DIARY OF A WIMPY KID BOOK 5: The Ugly Truth, which is on sale Tuesday November 9, 2010. Diary of a Wimpy Kid - The Ugly TruthOther free goodies will be handed out

PLEASE NOTE: JEFF KINNEY WILL NOT BE MAKING AN APPEARANCE OR SIGNING BOOKS AT THIS EVENT. However, you may pre-order Book 5 from us now or at the event; and other Wimpy Kid books will be for sale at the event as well.

 

Tales of the Cocktail 2010

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Wednesday, July 21, 2010 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 5:00pm

Event address: 

Hotel Monteleone
214 Royal Street
70130 New Orleans
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Tales of the Cocktail 22Join Octavia Books at Tales of the Cocktail® 2010 where we will be operating the book store in the lobby of Hotel Monteleone at the most spirited festival this summer.  We will feature an impressive collection of titles with dozens of “Shots of Inspiration” book signings by some of the world's leading cocktail and culinary book authors.

Cocktail authors include, among others, Jill and Dale DeGroff, Tony Abou Ganim, Jeff Berry, David Wondrich and Robert Hess. Notable New Orleans figures include actor Bryan Batt, Wayne Curtis and Chef David Guas.

These signings are part of Tales of the Cocktail five-day festival in which authors share their expertise at various seminars, dinners and events! Each guest will be available for signings for one half-hour at their scheduled time.

For a sellect list of titles Octavia Books will be selling, click here.

Tales of the Cocktail is an internationally acclaimed festival of cocktails, cuisine and culture held annually in New Orleans. The event brings together the best and brightest of the cocktail community—award-winning mixologists, authors, bartenders, chefs and designers—for a five-day celebration of the history and artistry of making drinks. Each year offers a Spirited Dinner® series, demos, tastings, competitions, seminars, book signings, tours and parties all perfectly paired with some of the best cocktails ever made.

The on site bookstore hours are Wednesday - Saturday from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Sunday from 10:00 AM till sometime in the afternoon.

For more information on Tales of the Cocktail, visit the website at www.TalesoftheCocktail.com or call 504-948-0511.

Tom Fitzmorris's Hungry Town

Event date: 

Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Event address: 

Octavia Books
513 Octavia St
70115-2055 New Orleans
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Tom Fitzmorris's Hungry TownTom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

Please stop by for a late afternoon booksigning and tasting from Tom Fitzmorris's HUNGRY TOWN: A Culinary History of New Orleans, the City Where Food is Almost Everything and the new and updated edition of Tom Fitzmorris's NEW ORLEANS FOOD: More Than 250 of the City's Best Recipes to Cook at Home.

Hungry Town is Tom's history of the New Orleans restaurant scene over the past forty years that as he's covered it. And the updated edtition of Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food includes twenty-five new recipes not in the original edition. 

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