with michael pollan
May 10, 2014 * 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $55 - Sponsored by
For more than 25 years, University of California-Berkeley professor Michael Pollan has explored the intersections of nature and culture. Named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People, he lectures widely on food, agriculture, health and the environment. His six books include the New York Times best-sellers Cooked; Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual; In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto; The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals and The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World.
Chef Bill Fuller, the mastermind behind Pittsburgh's big Burrito Restaurant Group, will interview Pollan on stage.
Find out more about Michael Pollan online!
A book signing will follow the event. Penguin Bookshop will provide Pollan's books before and after the show.
Closed captions will be provided for A Conversation with Michael Pollan.
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SOLD OUT: Exclusive VIP 'Locavore' Supper Ticket Package
Eat dinner with Michael Pollan! Join us before the show as Michael Pollan curates a farm-to-table reception with five of Pittsburgh’s award-winning visionary chefs. Each will demonstrate a culinary philosophy that exemplifies one of Pollan’s books. Meet Locavore Supper Chefs Bill Fuller (Eleven), Kevin Sousa (Salt of the Earth), Justin Severino (Cure), Trevett Hooper (Legume) and Brian Pekarcik (Spoon) and sample their amazing dishes – so come hungry! Drinks provided by Wigle Whiskey, Engine House 25 and Church Brew Works.
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