Calling all readers! Slow Food Chicago's Food Book Club brings people together for fun and casual discussions around a variety of food-focused reading material.  

Book Club gatherings are FREE to attend and held at rotating locations around the city. Keep your eye on our Events page for the most up-to-date information. 

So far, we've read:

The Carnivore's Manifesto by Patrick Martins

Provence, 1970 by Luke Barr

Best of Food Writing :

"Chicken of the Trees" by Mike Sula of the Chicago Reader

"A Toast Story" by John Gravois of Pacific Standard

"Old School" by Cynthia C. Scott of Graze

"The Empanada Theory" by Lauren Clem of Graze

"The Quinoa Quarrel" by Lisa M. Hamilton of Harper's

Four Fish : The Future of the Last Wild Food by Paul Greenberg

An Everlasting Meal by Tamar Adler

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

The Art of Eating by M.F.K. Fisher

Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman

Unprocessed by Megan Kimble

The Soil Will Save Us by Kristin Ohlson

The Seasons on Henry's Farm by Terra Brockman

The Third Plate by Dan Barber

Skin Cleanse by Adina Grigore

Relish by Lucy Knisley

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

The Food Activist Handbook by Ali Berlow

Farmer Jane by Temra Costa

Poor Man’s Feast by Elissa Altman

Give a Girl a Knife by Amy Thielen

The End of Food by Paul Roberts

The Art of Flavor by Daniel Patterson and Mandy Aftel

In Praise of Slowness by Carl Honore

Screen Shot 2019-04-03 at 11.25.06 AM.png
Screen Shot 2019-04-03 at 11.24.18 AM.png

Gorgeous header photo by Alexandra's Kitchen