On Feb. 12 at 10:30 a.m, the author of the new Sriracaha Cookbook will speak at the Mark Taper Auditorium in the Los Angeles Central Library. The Culinary Historians of Southern California present Randy Clemens, who will explore the history of Sriracha hot sauce, from its humble beginnings
as a spicy Thai condiment to the massive fame of its American “rooster
Randy will sign copies of his hot-off-the-presses
book during the reception. Hot–get it?
More after the jump!
The Culinary Historians of Southern California dedicates itself to the
study of food culture, anthropology, trends and the implications of
what we eat. Affiliated with the Los Angeles Public Library, its many
out-of-print, food-related volumes housed in the Central Library's archives are an invaluable resource for food fanatics.
Tip: While you're there, sign up for an LA Public Library card, and its underground parking lot on Flower Street will become a whole lot
Los Angeles Central Library, 630 W. Fifth St., Los Angeles, (213) 228-7000.