16 of the best cookbooks of 2010 have faced off in an NCAA-style bracketed tournament, and a winner will be crowned on food52 this Wednesday, December 1st -- but we're going to let the cat out of the bag at tonight's Piglet Party at the 92nd Street Y Tribeca in New York City.
Besides this sneak peek (and getting to hang out with A&M and the food52 gang), here are 5 reasons you don't want to miss the party:
1) The delightful Amateur Gourmet Adam Roberts playing emcee.
3) An eye-opening slideshow from the Editors of The New York Times on the history of said Food Porn.
4) Beer, wine and a special Piglet cocktail.
5) Snacks from some of our favorite New York vendors (including a pop-up cookie stand from Dorie Greenspan!).
Christine Muhlke, food editor of the New York Times Magazine
Ezra Klein, staff writer at The Washington Post
Chris Cosentino, chef at Incanto
Francis Lam, writer at Salon.com
Lockhart Steele, president of Curbed Network
Corby Kummer, editor of The Atlantic Food Channel
Aleksandra Crapanzano, screenwriter and food writer
Ree Drummond, creator of The Pioneer Woman
Peter Kaminsky, co-author of Seven Fires
Soraya Darabi, co-founder of Foodspotting
Todd Carmichael, CEO and co-founder of La Colombe Torrefaction
Deb Perelman, creator of Smitten Kitchen
Gabrielle Hamilton, chef/owner of Prune
Meg Hourihan, co-founder of Blogger
Susan Orlean, staff writer for The New Yorker
Michael Ruhlman, author of Ratio
Mario Batali, chef, cookbook author and founder of Eataly
Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi and Jonathan Lovekin
Harvest to Heat by Darryl Estrine and Kelly Kochendorfer
The Vegetarian Option by Simon Hopkinson
The Art of Eating In by Cathy Erway
A Cook's Journey to Japan by Sarah Marx Feldner
Thai Street Food by David Thompson
Around My French Table by Dorie Greenspan
Forgotten Skills of Cooking by Darina Allen
The Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion & Cooking Manual by Frank Falcinelli, Frank Castronovo and Peter Meehan
Urban Pantry by Amy Pennington
Cook Italy by Katie Caldesi
Heart of the Artichoke and Other Kitchen Journeys by David Tanis
The Perfect Finish by Bill Yosses and Melissa Clark
Cakewalk: A Memoir by Kate Moses
My Sweet Mexico by Fany Gerson
Good to the Grain by Kim Boyce with Amy Scattergood
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