J. Kenji López-Alt

The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science is On Sale Now!

J. Kenji López-Alt is the Managing Culinary Director of Serious Eats, author of the James Beard Award-nominated column The Food Lab, and a columnist for Cooking Light. He lives in San Francisco. A New York native, Kenji cut his cooking chops the old-fashioned way by working his way up through the ranks of some of Boston's finest restaurants. With an education in science and engineering and as a former Senior Editor at Cook's Illustrated and America's Test Kitchen, Kenji is fascinated by the ways in which understanding the science of every day cooking can help improve even simple foods. His first book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science will be released this September, followed by a second volume in September of 2017.

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New York: Conversation With Ed Levine

  • 92nd Street Y 92nd Street and Lexington Avenue New York, NY USA (map)

Ever wondered how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust and an interior that’s perfectly medium-rare from edge to edge? How to roast a succulent, moist turkey without brining—with a foolproof method that works every time? The answer is all in the science. Join Serious Eats’ culinary nerd-in-residence in conversation with Serious Eats founder Ed Levine for a grand tour of the science of cooking explored through favorite American dishes.

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt will be signing copies of his book following the event.

$32 Admission.