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:
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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!).
Learn more about the The Piglet Party and get tickets here. And to review the past 16 days of heated decisions, peruse the judges & cookbooks below and see where the bracket stands here.
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
The Piglet—inspired by The Morning News' Tournament of Books—is where the 16 most notable cookbooks of the year face off in a NCAA-style bracketed tournament. Watch the action and weigh in on the results!