The Book Stall is pleased to partner with Arlington Heights Memorial Library (500 N. Dunton Ave in Arlington Heights) as we host New York Times best-selling author Dylan Thuras, co-author of Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide on Monday, September 26 at 7:00 pm. In their new book, the curious minds behind Atlas Obscura now turn to the hidden curiosities of food, which becomes a gateway to fascinating stories about human history, science, art, and tradition, all organized by country, lavishly illustrated, and full of surprises. Books will be available for sale and signing! This in-person event is free and open to the public, registration is required. Please click here to register or visit the Arlington Heights Memorial Library for more information.
About the Book: Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guideis a breathtaking guide that takes a whirlwind tour of more than 500 unexpected dishes, unique ingredients, and fascinating culinary traditions from around the world, transforming our sense of what people around the world eat and drink. Covering all seven continents, Gastro Obscura serves up a loaded plate of incredible ingredients, food adventures, and edible wonders. Ready for a beer made from fog in Chile? Sardinia’s “Threads of God” pasta? Egypt’s 2000-year-old egg ovens? Dig in with author Dylan Thuras and feed your sense of wonder.
Jose Andres, chef, restaurateur and founder of World Central Kitchen, says, “This book is an incredible celebration of diversity – the many fascinating ways that humanity has figured out how to feed itself.”
About the Author: Dylan Thuras is the co-founder of Atlas Obscura, the co-author of the Atlas Obscura book, and the host of the AO Youtube series 100 Wonders. He and his co-founder Josh started Atlas Obscura because they felt the world was still this huge, bizarre, vast place filled with astounding stuff. With Atlas they share their sense of wonder at this truly strange world we live in. Thuras is also the father of the two cutest, most charming children in the world and does a lot of embarrassing dad stuff these days. Visit atlasobscura.com to learn more.
Gastro Obscura: An Evening with Dylan...
Date and Time
Monday Sep 26, 2022 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM CDT
Monday, September 26
Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N. Dunton Ave
Arlington Heights, IL 60004