Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks
For food-lovers, a cookbook can be the perfect souvenir, serving up memories of a place after each recipe is created.
To get the ultimate cookbook shopping experience, head to Books for Cooks in London. Nestled into the Notting Hill district, it’s crammed with more than 8,000 cookbooks and a small kitchen. Head there at noon, Tuesdays to Saturdays, to try a three-course meal for only £7. The owners change up the meal every day, testing out recipes for dishes like red lentil soup, smoked haddock corn chowder and yummy cakes.
Here are three more to check out in North America.
Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks, Vancouver
Come for its monthly “One Book Club”— part discussion, part gourmet meal.
Omnivore Books on Food, San Francisco
Shop for vintage cookbooks dating back to 1670.
Archestratus Books and Foods, New York City
Browse cookbooks and food novels while sampling Sicilian baked goods.
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