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Posted on: May 18, 2016

[ARCHIVED] MPK Bruggemeyer Library Presents Food Talk Program with Celebrated Cookbook Author Nancy Zaslavsky


Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library invites the public to meet celebrated cookbook author, cooking teacher and Program Chair of the Culinary Historians of Southern California, Nancy Zaslavsky on Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. in the Friends Room.

Zaslavsky will share her expertise on Mexican cuisine and her entrepreneurial success in the culinary field. The author has written the James Beard Award-nominated “A Cook’s Tour of Mexico: Authentic Recipes from the Country’s Best Open-Air Markets, City Fondas, and Home Kitchens,” as well as “Meatless Mexican Home Cooking.” The program will also introduce the public to the work of the Culinary Historians of Southern California, the only organization of its kind in Southern California dedicated to food history.

The food talk program is part of the library’s ongoing Laura Scudder Program Series featuring book clubs, guest speakers and films with food themes in honor of the legacy of Laura Scudder, Monterey Park’s local history snack food pioneer. For more information about the free program and the Laura Scudder Program Series call 626-307-1368 and follow the library on Twitter@MontereyParkLib.

The Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library is the city’s public library located at 318 S. Ramona Avenue, Monterey Park, CA 91754. Library hours are Sundays 1-5 p.m.; Mondays and Tuesdays 12-9 p.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more City of Monterey Park news and information visit the city website at

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