Saturday, August 11, 2012

Places: Omnivore Books in San Francisco { & a fun pie contest !}

Omnivore Books San Francisco cook book store
Pâté aux Pommes de Terre with Rosemary
One of my favorite San Francisco stores and a well known institution way beyond the Bay Area when it comes to culinary books {latest releases, great classics and rare finds}, Omnivore Books also hosts monthly events with chefs and authors  - and the occasional cooking contest ...
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Last Saturday Omnivore Books held its second Pie Contest, a fun afternoon gathering & tasting round with over twenty pie entries - from classic fruit tarts to a S'Mores pie { the winner! }, from à la mode to whiskey sauce toppings, from Texas pecans to an amazing savory Rosemary Potato Pie with Creme Fraiche { the runner up! } by Bay Alien {aka SanFlan}: 

Photo by BayAlien

Voila, the link to Bay Alien's recipe:  Pâté aux Pommes de Terre with Rosemary ...

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Pie baking contestants got in free, everyone else paid $5 at the door for a chance to try over 20 pies and vote for their favorite ... 

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