David Lebovitz

DAVID LEBOVITZ has been a professional cook and baker for most of his life; he spent nearly thirteen years at Chez Panisse until he left the restaurant business in 1999 to write books. He moved to Paris in 2004 and turned his website into a phenomenally popular blog. He is the author of numerous cookbooks, including My Paris Kitchen, The Perfect Scoop, Ready for Dessert, The Great Book of Chocolate, and two memoirs, The Sweet Life in Paris and L'Appart. He was named one of the top five pastry chefs in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Chronicle. David has also been featured in Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Cook's Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, Saveur, Travel + Leisure, Better Homes and Gardens, People, and more.

  • Drinking French Book Signing with David Lebovitz
    San Mateo
    Friday, April 3, 2020, 6-8 pm

    Join us to celebrate Drinking French by New York Times bestselling author David Lebovitz. This witty, comprehensive overview of French drinking culture serves up 160 recipes (with and without alcohol) to enjoy throughout the day, from café favorites to classic and contemporary apértifs and cocktails, and homemade liqueurs and infusions. Each recipe is accompanied by Lebovitz’s astute observations about life in France, as well as photographs taken in Paris and beyond. Since the French can't imagine drinking without food, David also includes crispy, savory snacks to enjoy alongside.

    Mingle and enjoy tastes of recipes from the book.
    Books must be purchased from Draeger’s.