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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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Cambridge, MA: Kimchi-Brined Fried Chicken Sandwiches Strike Back!

  • 428 Memorial Drive Cambridge, MA, 02139 United States (map)

My friends at Roxy's Grilled Cheese in Allston are helping me throw another fried chicken party. The truck will be parked in front of 428 Memorial Drive on MIT campus serving up spicy kimchi-brined, double-fried chicken sandwiches. Grab a sandwich, get your book signed, say hi, and have fun.

There is a limit of 230 sandwiches being sold, stay tuned on my twitter feed where I'll keep al live update of how many we have left. I don't want anyone to come and not get a bite!

Chicken sandwiches are cash only. Discounted signed books are available for purchase via cash or credit card.