Diner’s Agenda is duly charmed by Parisian cookbooks.
Wednesday, May 16
•Get a head start on the tourist season by heading down to Nantucket for the annual Nantucket Wine Festival, which starts tonight and goes through Sunday. Tickets range from $50 for the most inexpensive events to $525 for the all-access Grand Cru pass. Tonight’s opening reception is sold out, but tickets, which cost $75, are still available for the 7:00 “Where’s The Beef?” food and wine tasting, featuring chef Chris Schlesinger of East Coast Grill & Raw Bar. Call (508) 288-1128 for tickets. [Nantucket Wine Festival]
•Clotilde Dusolier’s blog Chocolate & Zucchini is one of the best-written and most endearing food blogs out there. The Parisian Dusolier will be making her way stateside to promote her new cookbook and she’ll be making two stops in Boston. The first is tonight at Chez Henri, where for $75, you can join the author at dinner. Call (617) 354-8980 to save your seat. [Chocolate & Zucchini: Book Tour Events]
Thursday, May 17
•JP Licks is offering free (hot or iced) coffee all day at all of its locations. You know what to do with this information. [JP Licks]
•In case you can’t make Clotilde Dusolier’s booksigning dinner at Chez Henri, she’s holding another event at 6:30 at The French Library. Tickets range from $15-20 and there will be food. Call (617) 912-0400 to reserve. [Chocolate & Zucchini: Book Tour Events]