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Dean Fearing Here May 8, Promos ‘Texas Food Bible’

Renowned Texas chef and restaurateur, Dean Fearing, will be in San Antonio, appearing at two places open to the public on May 8 for book signings.
Chef Dean Fearing Book OnlyFearing’s new book is “The Texas Food Bible: From Legendary Dishes to New Classics” (Grand Central Life & Style, $30).

He will be at Neiman Marcus, at the Shops of La Cantera, for a book signing event from 1-3 p.m.  This appearance is hosted by Diana Barrios Trevino and Johnny Hernandez in the Gift Galleries on Level 2. The price of the book is $30.

“The Texas Food Bible” features a collection of traditional and contemporary recipes from Texas. Fearing takes readers through Texas culinary heritage, the classic preparations involved, and the expansion and fusion of the food that have combined to develop an original Southwestern cuisine.

That evening, there will be a reception and book signing, as well as a three-course meal at Nao at the Pearl in partnership with The Twig bookshop.

Chef Dean Fearing

Chef Dean Fearing

Fearing, a James Beard Award-nominated chef and owner of Fearing’s Restaurant in Dallas, will sign books at a reception in the Nao Lounge is from 5:30 to 7  p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to meet and talk with Fearing during the reception, and will be able to enjoy wine and passed hors d’oeuvres including Mango, Poblano, and Caramelized Onion Quesadillas with cilantro-lime sour cream, and Smoked Chicken Nachos from Fearing’s cookbook.

Dinner will start at 7,  and the menu will begin with Dean’s Tortilla Soup with south-of-the-border flavors. The dinner will continue with Grilled Lamb Chops with baked chuck wagon black beans and sweet potato rajas. Guests will end their night on a sweet note with Caramelized Apple Buckle.

Tickets are $80 per person, and all dinner proceeds go to The Culinary Institute of America. Ticket price includes a signed copy of The Texas Food Bible, hors d’oeuvre reception, meet and greet with the author, and the three-course dinner. For ticketing information and to purchase tickets, please call 210.554.6484.


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Anthony Bourdain Is Cooking Up Some Fun in SA

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain is headed for San Antonio as part of his Guts & Glory tour.

The host of “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” on the Travel Channel will appear at the Laurie Auditorium on Trinity Place at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in a show filled with uncensored material and stories that are should make your ears burn.

The internationally renowned chef, author and television host will also offer an open question and answer session with the audience.

The “chef‐at‐large” at New York’s famed Brasserie Les Halles, Bourdain is the author of the bestselling books, “Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly” and “Medium Raw,” a candid and sometimes shocking portrait of life in restaurant kitchens. His latest is the bestselling graphic novel “Get JIRO!”

Also on his plate are two upcoming TV series, “The Taste,” a cooking competition series for ABC, and a docu‐series for CNN, expanding the network’s coverage of travel, culture and cuisine.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday. Prices range from $35 to $55. Tickets will be available by phone at (800) 745‐3000, online at, or in person at the Laurie Auditorium Box Office.

If you can’t wait until Friday, you can get advance tickets by clicking here. Enter the presale code: GLORY.

A limited number of VIP tickets will be available, which include: premier seating, a limited edition tour poster and VIP laminate, and exclusive access to a post‐show meet and greet reception featuring complementary hors d’oeuvres and photo and signing opportunities with Anthony Bourdain. San Antonio’s The Cove is the official restaurant sponsor of the evening, and chef Drew Morros will be providing a selection of appetizers for VIP reception attendees.

Copies of Bourdain’s books will be available for purchase on‐site from the Twig, the show’s official bookstore sponsor.

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