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ExpLaurentide Special Event #242: Honoring the Harvest



Tradition, taste, and terroir with Joan Nathan and Laurentide Winery

Join us for our Harvest Special Dinner #242 as we reap a lifetime of stories and recipes for a very special Rosh Hashanah celebration. Cookbook author Joan Nathan will sow the seeds of the special holiday’s traditions, right here at Zingerman’s Roadhouse!

A tour de force of Jewish cooking, Joan is a James Beard Award-winning cookbook author (and a University of Michigan grad).The author of 11 books and the We will not only taste recipes that have planted the seeds for Jewish cuisine with the “queen of American Jewish cooking” (Houston Chronicle), will share the bounty of her collection with us as we recreate several of her cookbook recipes. Just as the biblical King Solomon cross-pollinated culinary cultures by sending out emissaries across ancient land and seas, “[Joan] Nathan serves as a modern emissary, gathering recipes and stories from all around the globe.” —Tim Carman, The Washington Post

The dinner will be complemented by expertly paired wines from Laurentide Winery’s exquisite collection. Susan and Bill Braymer of Laurentide Winery will talk us through how the ancient flavors of their New World wines highlight the ancient flavors of Joan’s Old World dishes. The Leelanau vineyard earned its name due to its rich soil that is layered with fossils and minerals left behind by the Laurentide glacier, which carved the geography of Michigan over 10,000 years ago.

Don’t miss this one-of-a kind event exploring tradition, taste, and terroir!

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