The Event: Devour! Filmfest program launch at the Drake.

    The Date and Time: Monday, September 8, 8PM to 10PM The Event: Devour! Filmfest program launch at the Drake. The Venue: The Drake 86'd The Target Audience: regular 86'd consumer crowd, Toronto wine, film and food media. The Availability/Catalogue: see www.devourfest.com The Quote/Background: Devour! The food film fest runs November 12 – 14 in Wolfville, NS.

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    The Event: Devour! Filmfest program launch at the Drake.

    The Date and Time: Monday, September 8, 8PM to 10PM The Event: Devour! Filmfest program launch at the Drake. The Venue: The Drake 86'd The Target Audience: regular 86'd consumer crowd, Toronto wine, film and food media. The Availability/Catalogue: see www.devourfest.com The Quote/Background: Devour! The food film fest runs November 12 – 14 in Wolfville, NS.

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    FOOD BOOK OF THE MONTH!

    FLEX APPEAL; a vegetarian cookbook for families with meat-eaters (Whitecap, 2014, 216 pages, ISBN 978-1-77050-188-1, $29.95 CAN paper covers) is by Pat Crocker (herbalist and prolific cookbook author) and Nettie Cronish (organic foods chef and cookbook author). Their book is about putting together a healthy and delicious dinner in half an hour or less for both vegetarians and carnivores.

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    * DRINK BOOK OF THE MONTH! *

    NATURAL WINE; in introduction to organic and biodynamic wines made naturally (Cico Books, 2014; distr. T. Allen, 224 pages, ISBN 978-1-78249-100-2, $24.95 US hard covers) is by Isabelle Legeron, the first French woman to become a Master of Wine, She runs the RAW Natural Wine Festival in London, and consults with restaurants and promotes "natural" wine. She's also got a website www.

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    * FOOD BOOK OF THE MONTH! * The Tastemakers (McClelland and Stewart)

    THE TASTEMAKERS; why we're crazy for cupcakes but fed up with fondue (Signal McClelland & Stewart, 2014, 319 pages, ISBN 978-0-7710-7912-2, $29.95 CAN hard covers) is by business and food writer David Sax, who authored Save the Deli. He's also a Beard Award winner for his writing. Here he looks at the world of food trends: where they come from, how they grow, and their decline.

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    Re: The Event: Taste Local Love Local Ontario wines, Aug 14

    Thanks for sending this along, Dean. Hope you are having a good week and speak soon. Kindly, Erin --- Erin Strulovitch Account Manager, Public Relations The Mint Agency Strategy. Marketing. PR. Branding. Events Twitter|Facebook|Website 300 Campbell Avenue, Suite 205, Toronto, ON, M6P 3V6 T: 416-923-MINT (6468) ext.

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    The Event: Taste Local Love Local Ontario wines, Aug 14

    The Date and Time: Thursday, August 14, 2014 5 - 9PM The Event: Taste Local Love Local The Venue: 1095 Queen Street West The Target Audience: social media and food and wine writers The Availability/Catalogue: all wines are in the Ontario promotion from Sept 14 to Oct 11. There was a catalogue for this show, with 21 wines, although vintage dates were lacking.

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    * THE REISSUES, THE REPRINTS, AND THE NEWER EDITIONS...

    ...all reflect a boom in the cookbook publishing business. A paperback reprint will lower the cost to the purchaser, and also give a publisher a chance to correct egregious errors or add a postscript. Some will reissue a book in paper covers with a new layout or photos. Others will rearrange existing material to present it as more informative text while keeping the focus tight.

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    * THE RESTAURANT/CELEBRITY COOKBOOK...

    ...is one of the hottest trends in cookbooks. Actually, they've been around for many years, but never in such proliferation. They are automatic best sellers, since the book can be flogged at the restaurant or TV show and since the chef ends up being a celebrity somewhere, doing guest cooking or catering or even turning up on the Food Network.

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    SOME MORE FOOD AND DRINK BOOKS IN REVIEW

    KEEP YOUR BRAIN YOUNG (Robert Rose, 2014, 384 pages, ISBN 978-0-7788-0472-7, $24.95 CAN soft covers) is by Fraser Smith, ND, prominent naturopathic academic, and Ellie Aghdassi, PhD, RD, dementia researcher and academic in Toronto. It is a book in line with other self-health books from Rose, covering arthritis, skin, diabetes, liver, et al.

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