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WHAT: Author Simran Sethi hosts a Saving and Savoring Chocolate event along with French Broad Chocolate Lounge owners Jael and Dan Rattigan plus Clay Gordon, an internationally recognized independent authority on chocolate and founder of thechocolatelife.com. The tasting pairs chocolate and chocolate confections with local craft beers and cider. Participation is limited to the first 30 individuals. Call 505-4996 to make a reservation.

WHERE: French Broad Chocolate Factory, 21 Buxton Ave.

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 5:30-7 p.m.


WHAT: Sethi joins several of her book’s interviewee’s — Jennifer Lapidus of Carolina Ground, David Bauer of Farm & Sparrow Breads, Tara Jensen of Smoke Signals Bakery and Raleigh-based wheat breeder David Marshall — for a free reading, discussion and wine and bread tasting.

WHERE: Malaprop’s, 55 Haywood St.

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 14, 7 p.m.

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About Gina Smith
Gina Smith is the Mountain Xpress Food section editor and writer. She can be reached at gsmith@mountainx.com.

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