We were all shocked by the sudden cancellation of Gourmet Magazine in 2009. Former editor-in-chief Ruth Reichl responded to the crisis by returning to her kitchen, and became inspired by local farmer’s markets and exciting new ingredients. The result is her latest book, “My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life.”
On Sunday, October 11, Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne welcome Ruth Reichl to Lucques for “The Supper that Cures Everything,” featuring recipes culled from “My Kitchen Year.” Ruth Reichl will be present to meet guests and sign books.
“The dinner begins with Ruth’s Creamed Lobster Claws on Toasted Brioche, followed by a fall salad of Puntarelle with Anchovy Dressing, burrata, pecorino and breadcrumbs. The main course is Michael’s Grilled London Broil with red onions, tomatoes and cream & new potatoes with green garlic. And Ruth’s Cake that Cures Everything will be served for dessert.” Yes, the same delicious cake in the picture above.
The Sunday Supper with Ruth Reichl will be available as a $75 per person prix-fixe menu. Books are sold separately at $35.00 each. Lucques will offer optional wine pairings ($40) from boutique producers selected by Caroline Styne. The special Sunday Supper is a ticketed event only; reservations may be made online with RESY or by calling the restaurant at 323.655.6277. Dinner starts promptly at 5pm.