The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen Nominated for SIBA Award

book3The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen, which earlier this year won an IACP award in the American cookbooks category, is up for a Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance prize.

Independent bookstore owners across the South are invited to submit nominations for their favorite “handsell books,” which the alliance defines as “books they have most enjoyed selling to customers; the ones that they couldn’t stop talking about.” Eligibility is restricted to books with Southern authors or Southern settings (“preferably both,” the award website clarifies.) Continue reading

Lee Brothers Schedule Another Round of Cookbook Boot Camps

Today’s print food section features a story about contemporary cookbook publishing, and Matt and Ted Lee’s efforts to make the process more intelligible to prospective authors. Although the final Charleston 2014 session of the Boot Camp is already booked, the brothers this week announced a pair of new workshops in New York City.

The session on June 16-17 is targeted toward working chefs; representatives of other professions are welcome at the June 19-20 sessions. For more information, visit thefoodlife.com.

And, speaking of the print food section, we’re debuting a passel of new columns today. Don’t miss it.