The Tournament of Cookbooks has been particularly fun this year -- from a delectable kick-off from the one and only Nigella Lawson to a judgement-in-the-form-of-totally-neat-cartoon, it has been one memorable Piglet.
Oh the controversy! The intrigue! As we draw ever nearer to its conclusion, it is perfectly normal to feel a looming sense of emptiness, even dread -- the now-what blues are creeping in on you, and they're not cool. Well, fear not! There is an antidote. You must overwhelm this mildly bummed out sensation with a radical good time, and a really good beer or two, preferably imbibed in the company of inspiringly smart, impossibly witty, food-erific glitterati.
Where, you ask, might you go to find all of these terrific things? Why, The Piglet Party of course! Monday, Feburary 6th, we're hosting the 3rd annual Piglet Party to celebrate this crazy whirlwind of a tournament and you are invited! Come celebrate another year of The Piglet and join us in presenting the winner with the piggy-rific Trophy (above) as well as congratulating the winner of the People's Choice (by the way, have you voted yet?). Join us!
Still need a little nudge? Here are the Top 5 Most Exciting Things About this Year's Piglet Party:
1. Very Cool Authors/Contenders are Coming!
Just a taste of who you could rub elbows with if you get yourself to the Piglet Party:
The warm and wonderful Melissa Clark! The painfully cool Kurt Gutenbrunner! And of course our own lovely and amazing Amanda Hesser, to name a few. In addition to schmoozing it up with you and yours, they've agreed to spend a bit of time signing books, too.
2. Very Cool Judges Are Coming!
Heard of that cool lady, Carla Hall?
3. Fancy Drinks Poured By Fancy People!
Cathy Erway, of the radio show "Let's Eat In" on the Heritage Radio Network, as well as her blog Not Eating Out in NY will be on hand pouring beer! And not just any old swill -- we'll be serving the four signature beers of Brooklyn's own ultra-fab Sixpoint Brewery.
Plus cocktails and wine and these crazy herby sodas from Ayala!
4. Lots of Delicious Nibbles
Equally mind-blowing, the tongue-teasing toffees of Lush Toffee!
Nutty noshes from Nuts + Nuts!
And many many more!
5. The Party is at General Assembly
It's where our offices are, and it's a really futuristic and cool space. Come check it out and party it up with us! We're pretty fun, and we'd love to have you.