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Datebook: The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books gets cooking

April 21, 2009 |  9:51 pm

Kleiman There's plenty of cooking (and talking about cooking) at the Los Angeles Times Book Festival this weekend at UCLA. All events listed here are free.


4 p.m.: A conversation with Times Food Editor Russ Parsons and chef and KCRW "Good Food" host Evan Kleiman, L.A. Times Pavilion

At the cooking stage:

11 a.m.: JoAnn Cianciulli and Amelia Saltsman on farmers market cooking

12:30 p.m.: Dana Slatkin on everyday cooking

2 p.m.: Jamie Purviance on grilling

3:30 p.m.: Katie Lee Joel on "The Comfort Table"


2 p.m.: Panel on sustainable living at Young Hall: Rebecca Solnit, Mr. Jalopy, David Mas Masumoto, Russ Parsons, Jenny Price

At the cooking stage:
11 a.m.: Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook on "Two Dudes, One Pan"

12:30 p.m.: "Relaxed Cooking With Curtis Stone"

2 p.m.: Barbara Fairchild on "Bon Appetit Cookbook"

3:30 p.m.: Giada De Laurentiis, interviewed by Barbara Fairchild

-- Russ Parsons

Photo: KCRW's "Good Food" host Evan Kleiman. Credit: Ken Hively / Los Angeles Times