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Bryant Terry’s Afro-Vegan National Book Launch Party

April 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| Starts at $13
afro-vegan by bryant terry

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You are invited to join Ten Speed Press and Bryant Terry as we celebrate the publication of Bryant’s new book, Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh, African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed.

Host: Renee Wilson
Entertainment: The Marcus Shelby Trio
Food: A Taste of Africa

Bryant is known for his simple, creative, and delicious vegan dishes inspired by African-American cooking. In this landmark cookbook, he remixes foods of the African diaspora to create exciting and approachable recipes such as Tofu Curry with Mustard Greens served with Mustard Green Marissa, Berebere-Spiced Black-Eyed Pea Sliders, Groundnut Stew with Winter Vegetables and Cornmeal Dumplings, and Crispy Teff-Grit Cakes with Eggplant, Tomatoes, and Peanuts. Afro-Vegan will delight Bryant Terry fans, vegans looking for exciting new recipes, cooks interested in African, Afro-Caribbean, and Southern cuisine, and health- and eco-conscious cooks.

Tickets: $40 for an autographed book + a vegetarian plate from A Taste of Africa, $30 for an autographed book only, $13 for a vegan plate from A Taste of Africa only

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Praise for Afro-Vegan:
“What Bryant Terry has done with Afro-Vegan is tell a new and important story of food. He’s connected health with history and culture and made the combination delicious.” —Baratunde Thurston, best-selling author of How to Be Black and CEO and cofounder of Cultivated Wit

“This is cooking that empowers and encourages, and tells the story of the nourishment of a community. Afro Vegan shows us how to be proud of our storied, vegetable-rich foodways.” —Hugh Acheson, chef and author of A New Turn in the South

“Afro-Vegan animates the cuisine of the African diaspora with the detail, reverence, and passion it deserves. Bryant elevates our often-overlooked culinary traditions and infuses a personal, smart, and practical love. He goes beyond teaching us to cook. He inspires us to celebrate and explore.” —Dayo Olopade, author of The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa

“If A People’s History Of The United States and Joy of Cooking had a baby, Afro-Vegan would be it!” —Isa Chandra Moskowitz, author of Veganomicon and Isa Does It

“In this beautiful, casual collection of recipes from across the African diaspora, Bryant Terry brings to life a vegetable, grain, spice-based culinary heritage too often ignored. Afro-Vegan is a historically compelling, delicious blueprint for both a plant-based diet and a true, African-derived cuisine.” —Tamar Adler, author of An Everlasting Meal

Bryant Terry is a chef, food justice activist, and author of four books, including the critically acclaimed Vegan Soul Kitchen. His interest in cooking, farming, and community health can be traced back to his childhood in Memphis, Tennessee, where his grandparents inspired him to grow, prepare, and appreciate good food. Bryant’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Food and Wine, Gourmet, Sunset, O: The Oprah Magazine, Essence, Yoga Journal, and Vegetarian Times among many other publications. He has made dozens of national television and radio appearances, including being a guest on The Martha Stewart Show, Emeril Green, Tell Me More, Morning Edition, The Splendid Table, and The Tavis Smiley Show. More information at


April 9, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Starts at $13
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