Come join us for a talk with chef Rachel Yang and food writer Jess Thompson as they share stories behind their cookbook, My Rice Bowl: Korean Cooking Outside the Lines. You won’t be left tantalized in your seat – the chef will be bringing some small bites!
About the Book:
From James Beard Best Chef-nominee and popular restaurant co-owner Rachel Yang, My Rice Bowl is a cookbook with 75 recipes based on Yang’s deeply comforting Korean fusion cuisine, inspired by cultures from around the world. This is the authentic, cutting-edge fusion food of a Korean immigrant who tried everything she could to become an American, but only became one when she realized that her culture—among many—is what makes America so delicious today.
RACHEL YANG and her husband, Seif Chirchi, own and operate Joule, Revel, and Trove restaurants in Seattle, and Revelry in Portland. The duo holds four James Beard Award nominations for Best Chef. Both Rachel and Seif remain working chefs who still cook on the line most nights in one of their signature open kitchens. Their two young sons, Pike and Rye, can often be found in the family’s restaurants as well.
JESS THOMSON is an award-winning freelance food and travel writer, and the author of seven cookbooks, many written with Seattle-area restaurateurs, plus her recent memoir, A Year Right Here: Adventures with Food and Family in the Great Nearby. Her work has appeared in the New York Times; Food & Wine; Cooking Light; and Seattle, Sunset, and Edible Seattle magazines; and in multiple issues of the yearly Best Food Writing book collection. She lives in Seattle with her husband and eight-year-old son.