Chicago's Newest Bookstore Wants You To Read It And Eat
By Melissa Wiley in Food on Jan 14, 2015 10:00PM
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Publisher's Weekly reports owner Esther Dairiam will also allocate part of the space for a kitchen designed to host demos, tastings, readings, and other events that will help usher culinary theory into practice. Books for sale will cover everything from travel lore to food science.
A management consultant, Dairiam is new to the bookstore industry. But a 2012 culinary trip to France and Montmartre’s La Librairie Gourmande persuaded her Chicago needed a bookstore devoted to food literature of its own.