Richmond Junior League
Apr
30
6:00 pm18:00

Richmond Junior League

  • Greater Richmond Convention Center

Possibly the most exotic city in the nation, New Orleans certainly boasts some of the country’s best food — and some of its most accomplished chefs.
“Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans” (240 pages, Chronicle Books, $29.95) showcases a wealth of tasty treats from the Crescent City’s post-Katrina era, as well as testimonials from real and fictional characters.

Lolis Eric Elie at the #SHEDOCS Online Film Festival
Mar
24
6:30 pm18:30

Lolis Eric Elie at the #SHEDOCS Online Film Festival

  • Eatonville Restaurant

Lolis will be at the festival to promote his book, Treme: Stores & Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans.

Reception with the author featuring drink specials from the "Treme" cookbook
Order dinner from the menu and stay for the author talk
Books will be available for sale and signing at the event

Virginia Festival of the Book
Mar
22
4:00 pm16:00

Virginia Festival of the Book

  • Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

Stories, Artists, and Good Old Southern Food.

Lolis will be at the festival to promote his book, "Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans".

Treme Cookbook at Johnny's Downstairs (Baltimore, MD)
Dec
15
2:00 pm14:00

Treme Cookbook at Johnny's Downstairs (Baltimore, MD)

  • Johnny's Downstairs

TIME: TBA

Join David Simon, creator the HBO drama series Treme and The Wire, at Johnny’s, along with food writer Lolis Eric Elie for a book signing of Treme, Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans, By Lolis Eric Elie, with a forward by Anthony Bourdain, and a preface by David Simon.

$50 per person
Includes signed copy of the cookbook, inspired snack, and Treme cocktail.

Call to reserve your place. 410-773-0777 ext 2.

Treme Cookbook at Bayou Bakery (Arlington, VA)
Dec
14
5:30 pm17:30

Treme Cookbook at Bayou Bakery (Arlington, VA)

  • Bayou Bakery

Come join us for this special “eat and greet” event and celebrity signing of the cookbook TREME: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans by Lolis Eric Elie. We'll have select specialty priced offerings from the cookbook: a signature New Orleans cocktail and Chew Dat dishes. Lagniappe hors d'oeuvres will get the festivities started!

TREME will be available for purchase for $30. Complimentary live music, from the Laissez Foure quartet, will play from 5:30-7:30PM during the signing. 

Author Lolis Eric Elie is a New Orleans native and award-winning writer and story editor for the HBO series Treme. Elie’s work appears in Saveur, Bon Appetit, Food Arts and is a contributing writer for Oxford American.

Special 3-Course "Treme" Dinner at Stone Park Cafe (Brooklyn, NY)
Dec
12
5:30 pm17:30

Special 3-Course "Treme" Dinner at Stone Park Cafe (Brooklyn, NY)

  • Stone Park Cafe

Enjoy New Orleans cocktails or stay for a special 3-course "Treme" dinner ($35). Lolis Eric Elie will be signing copies of Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans. 

Stone Park Cafe 
324 5th Avenue 
Brooklyn, NY 

For reservations, call (718) 369-0082 and let them know you're coming for the 'Treme' event.

"Celebration of Treme" at Restaurant Eugene (Atlanta, GA)
Dec
9
6:30 pm18:30

"Celebration of Treme" at Restaurant Eugene (Atlanta, GA)

  • Restaurant Eugene

The event will be a celebration of classic and modern New Orleans, as Chef Linton Hopkins draws on memories of his formative years cooking in some of New Orleans' most renowned restaurants. Like the musical notes that compose the great jazz of this iconic city, a suite of delicious tastes and small plates will be presented to guests. Fried Oysters, Gumbo, Étouffée and Chestnut Beignets are among the soulful dishes served at this intimate dinner, which is limited to 16 guests and includes a signed copy of Lolis Elie's book. 

Reservations are required and the cost is $135 per person, prior to tax and gratuity.

Call Restaurant Eugene at (404) 355-0321 for further details and reservations.

"Treme" Dinner at Rue Dumaine (Dayton, OH)
Oct
2
5:00 pm17:00

"Treme" Dinner at Rue Dumaine (Dayton, OH)

  • Rue Dumaine

This from Chef Anne Kearney, a star formerly of the New Orleans culinary firmament, now back in her home state.

Please mark your calendars; call the restaurant for a reservation: On Wednesday, October 2nd we welcome Lolis Eric Elie, author of the newly released TREME cookbook.

Lolis is an award-winning staff writer and story editor for the HBO series TREME. During our stay in New Orleans his talents shown thru as a columnist for the Times Picayune and since in published articles in Gourmet, Saveur, Bon Appétit to name a few. He uses the voices of the series main characters to highlight the culinary culture that has helped form “The Big Easy” into a well known food destination.

Many of the cities fantastic talents as well as chefs from across the states submitted recipes, myself included. On this particular Wednesday evening as we serve our Louisiana inspired specials we will also roll out a special prix fix menu highlighting 5 of my favorite recipes from the book. I poured thru the book this weekend falling deep into a food coma as I daydreamed of the flavors in a city I so dearly miss. I am putting the finishing touches on the menu this week, I will post it as soon as it is complete. There will be copies of this wonderful book for purchase as well as the man himself, Lolis on site to chat it up and even sign your copy if you’d like. I can hardly wait.

 

Film Screening and Discussion of "Faubourg Tremé" (Ann Arbor, MI)
Sep
24
4:00 pm16:00

Film Screening and Discussion of "Faubourg Tremé" (Ann Arbor, MI)

  • University of Michigan

The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies at University of Michigan presents a film screening and discussion of the award-winning PBS documentary "Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans". Join author, writer, and producer, Lolis Eric Elie for this special evening.

For more information, check out: 

http://www.scribd.com/doc/168911096/Film-Screening-and-Discussion-of-Faubourg-Treme

Film Screening and Discussion of "Faubourg Tremé"
Sep
17
10:30 am10:30

Film Screening and Discussion of "Faubourg Tremé"

  • University of Michigan

The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies at University of Michigan presents a film screening and discussion of the award-winning PBS documentary "Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans". Join author, writer, and producer, Lolis Eric Elie for this special evening.

For more information, check out: http://www.scribd.com/doc/168911096/Film-Screening-and-Discussion-of-Faubourg-Treme

Aug
12
12:30 pm12:30

Luncheon and Book Signing at Meridian Restaurant (Winston-Salem, NC)

  • Meridian Restaurant

Meridian Restaurant 
411 South Marshall Street 
Winston-Salem, NC 27107
(336) 722-8889

Luncheon starts @ 12:30 PM.

Cost is $35 per person + tax & gratuity. 

Menu will Feature: 
Oysters on the 1/2 shell with Yuzu Mignonette

Chicory Coffee glazed Manchester Farms Quail with chard & creamy Anson Mills Grits

Oatmeal & Fresh Local Berry Parfait with Chantilly Cream

Includes Jalapeno Cornbread with local Honey Butter and non alcoholic beverage

 

Aug
11
5:30 pm17:30

Pop Up Book Party (Chapel Hill, NC)

  • Crook's Corner

SPECIAL EVENT: POP-UP COOKBOOK PARTY IN THE BAR

Join us Sunday, August 11, 5:30—in the bar at Crooks— to celebrate with Lolis Eric Elie TREME: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans. Chef Bill Smith will share tastes from the book (Lolis is a good friend of his and his book is terrific!) on the house, and Kyle Yamakawa will be mixing up NOLA-TREME-inspired cocktails (for sale) to help us toast our guest. Please stop by and say Hi. (Note: The party is in the bar, and dinner will continue inside and on the patio.)