Amical Cookbook Dinner Series 2019-20


It's that time again! Amical, one of our Downtown Traverse City neighbors, is about to kick off their annual Cookbook Dinner Series. For one week each month, the brilliant kitchen staff at Amical will feature a menu of dishes selected from a chosen cookbook, from appetizers and main courses all the way to dessert!

This season marks the 23rd year of the Amical Cookbook Dinner Series!  Check out this year's featured cookbooks and schedule below.



Peru: The Cookbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9780714869209
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Phaidon Press - May 18th, 2015

"With 3 distinct land regions, the coast, the Andes Mountains, and the Amazon, Peruvian food has an immense variety of ingredients, flavors, and aromas bursting with tradition and history."

November 4-10, 2019

Rich Table: (Cookbook of California Cuisine, Fine Dining Cookbook, Recipes From Michelin Star Restaurant) Cover Image
By Sarah Rich, Evan Rich, Carolyn Alburger (With), Alanna Hale (Photographs by), Kate Williams (Contributions by)
ISBN: 9781452156378
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - September 18th, 2018

"James Beard Nominees Sarah & Evan Rich share their unique take on modern American cuisine from their Michelin starred restaurant in San Francisco."

December 2-8, 2019

Japanese Soul Cooking: Ramen, Tonkatsu, Tempura, and More from the Streets and Kitchens of Tokyo and Beyond [A Cookbook] Cover Image
ISBN: 9781607743521
Availability: Ships from our warehouse today
Published: Ten Speed Press - November 5th, 2013

"The story of how Western eating habits fused with traditional Japanese cooking texhniques and created a new style of cuisine: hearty, flavor-packed comfort food." 

January 6-12, 2020

POLPO: A Venetian Cookbook (Of Sorts) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781608199099
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury USA - October 30th, 2012

"From his restaurant in London, Russell Norman brings us a collection of simple & uncomplicated Venetian recipes that focus on the use of fresh, quality ingredients" 

February 3-9, 2020

The Soul of a New Cuisine: A Discovery of the Foods and Flavors of Africa Cover Image
ISBN: 9780764569111
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 1st, 2006

"Raised in Sweden by his adoptive parents, this book is a celebration of the discoveries & inspiration Samuelsson found exploring Africa, his birthplace."

April 6-11, 2020

Tu Casa Mi Casa: Mexican Recipes for the Home Cook Cover Image
By Enrique Olvera, Peter Meehan (Contributions by), Daniela Soto-Innes (Contributions by), Gonzalo Goût (Contributions by), Luis Arellano (Contributions by)
ISBN: 9780714878058
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Phaidon Press - March 27th, 2019

"Chef Olvera, well known for reinventing Mexican cuisine in his restaurants, explores the foundations and building blocks of traditional Mexican home cooking"

May 4-9, 2020