Come join us at James John Cafe for the launch of Heather Arndt Anderson's first book, Breakfast: A History!
From corn flakes to pancakes, Breakfast: A History explores this “most important meal of the day” as a social and gastronomic phenomenon. It explains how and why the meal emerged, what is eaten commonly in this meal across the globe, why certain foods are considered indispensable, and how it has been depicted in art and media. Heather Arndt Anderson’s detail-rich, culturally revealing, and entertaining narrative thoroughly satisfies.
NOTE THE VENUE: We're gathering to celebrate the book's release at a prime North Portland breakfast/brunch spot, so come hungry! Aaron and Suzanne of James John Cafe have built a reputation for spectacular house-cured meats, delicious biscuits, and the snowiest, prettiest poached eggs. And they've been flown to New York to cook at James Beard House. Be sure to check out their menu of breakfasty goodness. Here's an article from the Oregonian, including the recipe for their smoked trout hash and a video of Aaron poaching those beautiful eggs: http://www.oregonlive.com/mix/index.ssf/how-to/smoked-trout-hash-with-poached-eggs-at-james-john.html
Jams John Cafe is located catty-corner across the street from St. Johns Books, at 8527 N Lombard St. Here's their Facebook page with all the useful details: https://www.facebook.com/pages/James-John-Cafe/121747957839410