Book Club

BookclubThe Slow Food Sacramento Book Club is a book club for readers who enjoy food-related literature, both non-fiction and fiction. The club meets at 6:30 pm on the second Thursday of every other month at one of our member’s homes. Everyone who attends brings an appetizer to share, and we enjoy an evening of lively literary discussion. At the close of each meeting we choose our next book based on recommendations from our members. New members are always welcome!

If you are interested in participating or if you would like more information, please contact Kathleen Albiani at

Upcoming Meetings and Books:



May 11, 2017


My Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story (with recipes) 

 By Luisa Weiss

Luisa  Weiss was working in New York when she decided to cook her way through her massive recipe collection. The Wednesday Chef, the cooking blog she launched to document her adventures, charmed readers around the world. But Luisa never stopped longing to return to her childhood home in Berlin. A food memoir with recipes, My Berlin Kitchen deliciously chronicles how she finally took the plunge and went across the ocean in search of happiness only to find love waiting where she least expected it. 


July 13, 2017


Forked: A New Standard For American Dining


By Saru Jayaraman

As most corporate restaurants continue to set low standards for worker wages and benefits, a new class of chef and restaurateur is working to foster sustainability in their food and their employees. Forked offers an insider's view of the highest and lowest scoring restaurants for worker pay and benefits in each sector of the restaurant industry, and with it, a new way of thinking about how and where we eat.