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Host Lori Ness introduces you to hot people, places and events around the world. What happens in Seattle happens everywhere. Bringing Seattle to the WORLD AND THE WORLD to Seattle!

Host Lori Ness introduces you to hot people, places and events around the world. What happens in Seattle happens everywhere. Bringing Seattle to the WORLD AND THE WORLD to Seattle!
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Host Lori Ness introduces you to hot people, places and events around the world. What happens in Seattle happens everywhere. Bringing Seattle to the WORLD AND THE WORLD to Seattle!




Elizabeth Minchilli Author of "The Italian Table" Creating Festive Meals

NWP welcomes Elizabeth Minchilli! The Italian Table delivers both parts of the fantasy and reality of Italian meals as they would be eaten on location. Combining menus and recipes with visual experience and inspiration--as well as insight into the traditions of the food and celebrations--it serves as a practical resource that gives home cooks and hosts step-by-step guidance on how to re-create these fabulous meals at their own tables. Menus and recipes include: Eating in the Market in...


Vegetable Cakes: The Most Fun Way to Five A Day! Ysanne Spevack Author

NWP welcomes Ysanne Spevack! Ysanne Spevack has cooked and created edible gardens for William Shatner, Patrick Dempsey, Joshua Bell, and Angela Lindvall, as well as managing the edible estates at The Ranch at Live Oak in Malibu, CA, and being an instrumental part of the team that created their best-selling book, 'The Ranch at Live Oak Cookbook' published by Rizzoli NY. Born in London, she has lived in the USA since 2004, between New York and Los Angeles. Her international experience is...


Hack Your Metabolism with Dr. Michael Crupain

NWP welcomes best-selling author Dr. Michael Crupain! Dr. Crpain reveals how the food choices you make each day--and when you make them--can affect your health, your energy, your sex life, your waistline, your attitude, and the way you age. What if eating two cups of blueberries a day could prevent cancer? If drinking a kale-infused smoothie could counteract missing an hour's worth of sleep? When is the right time of day to eat that chocolate chip cookie? And would you actually drink that...


"Cooking with Scraps" Author Lindsay-Jean Hard Shares Culinary Ingenuity

NWP welcomes Lindsay-Jean Hard! Author Lindsay-Jean Hard received her Master's in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan. Her education and passion for sustainability went on to inform and inspire her work in the garden, home, and community. Today she works to build and connect new communities as a food editor and writer. The seeds of this book were planted in her Food52 column of the same name. She lives, writes, loves, and creates in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 85 innovative recipes,...


Tasting Italy, A Culinary Journey with Jack Bishop

NWP welcomes Jack Bishop from America's Test Kitchen and a joint venture with National Geographic! The experts at America's Test Kitchen and National Geographic bring Italy's magnificent cuisine, culture, and landscapes--and 100 authentic regional recipes--right to your kitchen. Featuring 100 innovative, kitchen-tested recipes, 300 gorgeous color photographs, and 30 maps, this illustrated guide takes you on a captivating journey through the rich history of Italian cuisine, region by region....


Easy, Essential, Delicious Israeli Soul with Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook

NPW welcomes James Beard Award Winning Authors, Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook! For their first major book since the trailblazing Zahav, Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook go straight to the food of the people—the great dishes that are the soul of Israeli cuisine. Usually served from tiny eateries, hole-in-the-wall restaurants, or market stalls, these specialties have passed from father to son or mother to daughter for generations. To find the best versions, the authors scoured bustling...


Everyday Dorie with Five-Time James Beard Award Winner Dorie Greenspan

NWP welcomes back one of our favorite guests...FIVE - TIME JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNING AUTHOR DORIE GREENSPAN! To the hundreds of thousands who follow her on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, Dorie Greenspan’s food is powerfully cookable—her recipes instant classics. In Everyday Dorie, she invites readers into her kitchen to savor the dishes that she makes all the time, from Miso-Glazed Salmon to Lemon Goop. What makes a “Dorie recipe”? Each one has a small surprise that makes it special....


Ace Comic Con Comes To Seattle!

NWP welcomes Gareb Shamus, Co-Founder of Ace Universe, bringing Ace Comic Con to Seattle! Guests incude: Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch), Paul Bettany (Vision), and Hayley Atwell (Agent Peggy Carter – “Captain America”) of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe will join previously announced talent Chris Hemsworth (Thor) and Tom Hiddleston(Loki) at ACE Comic Con Seattle, June 22-24 at the WaMu Theater & CenturyLink Field Event Center. VIP admissions, photo ops, autographs and...


Justin Chapple, Host of "Mad Genius Tips" says "Just Cook It!"

NWP welcomes Justin Chapple! Justin Chapple is the Culinary Director at Food & Wine. He is the host of their weekly morning show, Mad Genius Live, as well as their video series Mad Genius Tips, for which he was nominated for a prestigious James Beard Award. Justin is the author of two cookbooks: Just Cook It! and Mad Genius Tips. Justin joined Food & Wine in 2010, helping produce the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. He’s a graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York City. Justin...


Academy Award Winner Marcia Gay Harden Shares How Alzheimers Affected Her Family

NWP welcomes Academy Award Winner Marica Gay Hardin! Marcia talks with us about her new book "The Seasons of My Mother: A Memoir of Love, Family, and Flowers" (Available now) In this lyrical and deeply moving memoir, one of America’s most revered actresses weaves stories of her adventures and travels with her mother, while reflecting on the beautiful spirit that persists even in the face of her mother’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Ms. Hardin will be here in Seattle 4 p.m. Sunday, May...


Once Upon a Chef - Jennifer Segal

NWP welcomes "Once Upon a Chef" Jennifer Segal! Once upon a time Jenn Segal went to culinary school and worked in fancy restaurants. One marriage and two kids later she created Once Upon a Chef, the popular blog that applies her tried-and-true chef skills with delicious, fresh, and approachable ingredients for family-friendly meals. Today, Jenn cooks dinner for her family every night, and in her book, she shares 100 recipes that will up your kitchen game while...


Director, Writer & Producer of "Book Club" Bill Holderman & Erin Simms

NWP welcomes Director Bill Holderman and Screenwriter Erin Simms! Book Club is directed by Bill Holderman from a script he co-wrote with Erin Simms Storyline: DIANE (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage. VIVIAN (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached. SHARON (Candice Bergen) is still working through decades-old divorce. CAROL’s (Mary Steenburgen) marriage is in a slump after 35 years. The lives of these four lifelong friends are turned upside down after...


Chef Eddie Hernandez Talks "Turnip Greens & Tortillas"

NWP welcomes Chef Eddie Hernandez! Southern fare with a Mexican flair, by the chef/co-owner of the restaurant empire that Bon Appétitcalled a “Top American Restaurant” USA Today called Taqueria del Sol “a runaway success.” Bon Appétit wrote: “Move over, Chipotle!” The fast-casual food of Eddie Hernandez, the James Beard-nominated chef/co-owner of the restaurant, lands on the commonalities of Southern and Mexican food, with dishes like Memphis barbecue pork tacos, chicken pot pie served in a...


Emmy Nominated Ali Rosen the Founder and Host of Potluck with Ali Rosen

NWP welcomes Ali Rosen! Ali Rosen is the founder and host of Potluck with Ali Rosen, a television show and website dedicated to sharing the best and brightest in food. Potluck airs on NYC Life and its videos have appeared on HuffPost, Edible, and People. Ali was named as one of Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 for Food & Drink. She has also written for sites including Bon Appétit, Epicurious, Fodor's, and Refinery 29. Potluck was nominated for an Emmy as well as two IACP awards and Thrillist...


International Book Fairies Founder Cordelia Oxley

NWP welcomes founder of The Book Fairies, Cordelia Oxley and Seattle Book Fairy Anna Gamble The Book Fairies drop books around the WORLD for people to find, read, and then leave for the next person. Teaming up with Emma Watson on International Women's Day in 2017, Chief Book Fairy Cordelia Oxley launched the Book Fairies. We talk to her about the past, present, and future of the movement and how you can get involvoled! Buy your stickers and ribbons and find more information at:...


Mardi Gras Time "Cooking with Spices" Author Mark C. Stevens Stops By

NWP welcomes Mark C. Stevens! Mark C. Stevens learned to cook from his Italian mother and grandmother, Nonna Yvelise. From his aunt, he inherited a love of travel. He combined those two passions in an upcoming cookbook: Cooking with Spices - 100 Recipes for Blends, Marinades and Sauces from Around the World. When he's not playing alchemist with various concoctions of spices, he works on films and television shows as a DGA 1st Assistant Director (see: Dallas Buyer's Club, Beasts of No Nation,...


Francisco Migoya Co-Author of Modernist Bread & Head Chef of Modernist Cuisine

NWP welcomes Francisco Migoya! Modernist Bread places the latest scientific research and state-of-the-art applications into the hands of anyone searching for answers about bread making. Spanning over 2,600 pages, this is the largest, most comprehensive book ever written about bread. Modernist Bread isn’t just about new recipes—it’s about the way we think of bread from the ground up. Francisco Migoya leads the Modernist Cuisine culinary team as head chef. Together with Nathan Myhrvold, he...


Kitchen Creativity with Karen Page James Beard Award Winner

NWP welcomes Karen Page! In this groundbreaking exploration of culinary genius, the authors of The Flavor Bible reveal the surprising strategies great chefs use to do what they do best. Beyond a cookbook, Kitchen Creativity is a paradigm-shifting guide to inventive cooking (without recipes!) that will inspire you to think, improvise, and cook like the world's best chefs. Based on four years of extensive research and dozens of in-depth interviews, Kitchen Creativityilluminates the method (and...


The Boss of Sauce, James Beard Award Winner James Peterson Stops By

NWP welcomes James Peterson, James Beard Award winner. He is out with the 4th edition of his James Beard Cookbook of the year, "Sauces", the acclaimed authority on sauce making. His completely updated and, for the first time, featuring invaluable step-by-step color photographs. Every good cook knows that a great sauce is one of the easiest ways to make an exemplary dish. Since its James Beard Award–winning first edition, James Peterson’s Sauces has remained the go-to reference for...


Robyn Eckhardt Explores the Diverse Cuisines of Turkey

NWP welcomes Robyn Eckhardt! Robyn is an American food and travel journalist based in Piemonte, Italy. Her writing and recipes have appeared in Saveur, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CURED, The Economist's monthly magazine 1843, SBS Feast, Afar, Food & Wine, Travel+Leisure and the Chicago Tribune. Since 2005, Robyn has published, with 'Istanbul and Beyond' photographer David Hagerman, the food blog EatingAsia, which focuses on ingredients, food markets, cooks and food artisans, and...