East Bay Cooks Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our giveaway to win a copy of East Bay Cooks: Signature Recipes from the Best Restaurants, Bars, and Bakeries by Carolyn Jung

I have said this before and I’ll say it again – I love the cooks and eats series from Figure1. They take me away to another city and allow me to experience the restaurant scene and food of that locale. We have three such titles coming this Fall: East Bay Cooks, Calgary Eats and Houston Cooks and they are all spectacular. I am the first to admit that I am not very organized when it comes to my cookbooks but this series of books is on one shelf and always handy.

Figure1’s food and drink landing page states: “A beautiful cookbook is a vehicle for discovery. It opens our minds to new worlds, exotic flavours, gifted chefs, and amazing food. For us, a cookbook is a work of art and a trusted friend, a guide to new possibilities and a certain path to delicious meals.” I agree wholeheartedly.

East Bay Cooks is written by food writer Carolyn Jung, the voice behind Food Gal. We have shared her book tour on our calendar.

As typical with this series, the author delivers profiles of top chefs along with their signature recipes. For instance, Eric Tucker and Ariana Goldschneider from Millennium share their recipes for Parsnip-scallion cakes with Oyster mushrooms, edamame puree, and Asian pear-kimchee salad and Hazelnut cake with pear-ginger compote. Recipes range from elegant dinners, cocktails to desserts. There is something for everyone here.

Our EYBDigital Preview shares the following EYBDigital Recipes:

Thanks to the publisher for providing the materials for our EYBD Preview above and for offering two copies of East Bay Cooks to EYB Members in the US and CA. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you try first?

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  • Kristjudy  on  September 16, 2019

    Strawberry rhubarb galette

  • catmommy9  on  September 16, 2019

    Probably the chicken with pomegranate-soy sauce

  • Shelley.b  on  September 16, 2019

    Margerita pizza

  • stepspior  on  September 16, 2019

    Meatloaf with garlic mashed potatoes and bourbon gravy

  • GranChris  on  September 16, 2019

    The Margerita pizza looks great

  • AlexH  on  September 16, 2019

    Gelo di mandarino with limoncello zabaglione and almond meringue from A16!

  • matag  on  September 16, 2019

    Brussels sprouts hash

  • lean1  on  September 17, 2019

    aloo gobi tacos

  • calguire  on  September 17, 2019

    Plancha-grilled salmon, avocado, salsa Vasca, and almond brittle

  • kmn4  on  September 17, 2019

    Ginger cookies [Emily Buysse, Batch Pastries]

  • sarahawker  on  September 17, 2019

    Imogene’s betrayal

  • Vanderjane  on  September 17, 2019

    Lamb larb

  • hbakke  on  September 17, 2019

    Chicken with pomegranate-soy sauce

  • Jcjenn  on  September 17, 2019

    Flourless chocolate truffle cake.

  • MarciK  on  September 17, 2019

    The baconslut [Loren Goodwin, The Gastropig]

  • elizamatt  on  September 17, 2019

    I love crab so I’d go for the Dungeness crab “alaMar-style” first. 🙂

  • LeMinou  on  September 17, 2019

    The Baconslut

  • Mtetpon  on  September 17, 2019


  • Eramirez156  on  September 17, 2019

    Oxtail risotto, two of my favs in one dish

  • sam2222  on  September 17, 2019

    Mmm, I would love to try the Baconslut

  • Sfgordon  on  September 17, 2019

    Elote salad with Santa Fe chili powder and Omani black lemon!

  • Siegal  on  September 18, 2019

    I want to make Brussels sprout hash

  • jigglesfrog  on  September 18, 2019

    Ginger cookies [Emily Buysse, Batch Pastries]

  • ravensfan  on  September 18, 2019

    Ginger cookies [Emily Buysse, Batch Pastries]

  • mcrimmins  on  September 19, 2019

    Ginger cookies, my daughter’s favorite.

  • dbielick  on  September 19, 2019

    Oxtail risotto with mushrooms

  • rchesser  on  September 19, 2019

    The Oxtail Risotto.

  • popoff  on  September 19, 2019

    Chicken with pomegranate-soy sauce

  • lisa59  on  September 20, 2019

    Strawberry rhubarb galette!

  • cellenly  on  September 20, 2019

    Creole shrimp and grits

  • jmay42066  on  September 20, 2019

    Salted caramel bread pudding [Melissa Axelrod, Mockingbird]

  • Steben  on  September 20, 2019

    Margerita pizza

  • hrk  on  September 20, 2019

    Aloo gobi tacos

  • HomespunHouse  on  September 21, 2019

    Margherita pizza

  • Isis  on  September 21, 2019

    Dungeness Crab alamar style

  • Lora724  on  September 21, 2019

    Aloo gobi tacos sound delish!

  • RickPearson54  on  September 21, 2019

    margherita pizza

  • demomcook  on  September 21, 2019

    Streusel cake with poppy seed filling (Mohn-streuselkuchen) [Anja Voth, Gaumenkitzel]

  • LaurenE  on  September 22, 2019

    strawberry rhubarb galette

  • tennyogirl  on  September 22, 2019

    Aloo gobi tacos [Rana Kapoor, Curry Up Now]

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  September 23, 2019

    I would love to make the coriander-crusted tuna with cucumber-dill yogurt and kohlrabi-snap pea slaw.

  • mpdeb98  on  September 24, 2019

    Brussels sprouts hash

  • youngsvnnhrs  on  September 24, 2019

    Burrata, farro, and stone fruit salad

  • ennsee  on  September 24, 2019

    I’d make the Meatloaf with garlic mashed potatoes and bourbon gravy.

  • WCchopper  on  September 25, 2019

    Ah I love this! Miss the East Bay!! I would make a lot of these, lamb larb, oxtail risotto, lamb shanks with kumquats…I don’t know where I’d start! Maybe the pizza from A16 because , sorry NYC, even after living here 10 years, I still love that NorCal pizza the best.

  • ARackerby  on  September 25, 2019

    Brussels sprouts hash [Nick Yoon, Berkeley Social Club]

  • chefthomas  on  September 26, 2019

    Margherita pizza

  • jenmatt  on  September 27, 2019

    Noodles with pan-seared duck breast in Thai red curry

  • trudys_person  on  September 27, 2019

    Gelo di mandarino with limoncello zabaglione and almond meringue – I’m not sure what this is, but I love citrus desserts!

  • SueJC  on  September 28, 2019

    Ginger cookies

  • LLenhoff  on  September 28, 2019

    Piquillos rellenos! Goat cheese! Sounds awesome.

  • monasli  on  September 28, 2019

    Pav bhaji

  • jezpurr  on  September 28, 2019

    Chicken with pomegranate-soy sauce!!!^_^

  • EmilyR  on  September 29, 2019

    Flourless chocolate truffle cake [Karen Cordeiro, Old Towne Danville Bakery]

  • Breeze81  on  September 29, 2019

    I’d love to try the Gelo di mandarino with limoncello zabaglione and almond meringue

  • debbiehb  on  September 29, 2019

    Hand-cut tagliatelle, blistered cherry tomato sauce, and basil pistou

  • kennethjohngilmour  on  September 30, 2019

    Margherita pizza found on page 24

  • Lkitchings  on  October 1, 2019

    Lamb larb

  • dbranigan27  on  October 2, 2019

    Definitely the Margherita pizza!

  • ckeller  on  October 2, 2019

    Preserved Meyer lemons

  • JenjiRM  on  October 2, 2019

    Wild arugula salad with pickled cherries, ricotta salata, and toasted pistachios [Robert Holt, Marzano]

  • AnnaZed  on  October 4, 2019

    Coriander-crusted tuna with cucumber-dill yogurt and kohlrabi-snap pea slaw

  • t.t  on  October 5, 2019


  • virjeania  on  October 5, 2019

    I’d try the The greatest pork spareribs.

  • hillsboroks  on  October 5, 2019

    Dungeness crab “alaMar” style

  • KitKatCat  on  October 6, 2019

    Shiitake and Manchego croquetas with mojo verde

  • Pizzacat13  on  October 11, 2019

    Hunter-Style Pork Schnitzel- I can’t pass up a good Schnitzel.

  • DJCross  on  October 11, 2019

    Strawberry Rhubarb Galette

  • CookieMomster12  on  October 11, 2019

    Ginger Cookies

  • ljsimmons  on  October 11, 2019

    Strawberry rhubarb galette

  • elsid22  on  October 12, 2019

    Streusel cake with poppy seed filling

  • Shelmar  on  October 14, 2019

    Shrimp Alambre Tacos

  • tsmikahl  on  October 15, 2019

    Brussels sprouts hash

  • Aminata95  on  October 17, 2019

    Strawberry rhubarb galette

  • sequoia55  on  October 18, 2019

    Ginger cookies

  • jr0717  on  October 19, 2019

    Manila clams, kale, “carrot bacon,” California Bay oil, and roti [Anthony Salguero and Brian Starkey, Bardo Lounge & Supper Club]

  • Ingmarisalex  on  October 19, 2019

    Pav bhaji

  • BMeyer  on  October 19, 2019

    strawberry rhubarb galette and chicken with pomegranate soy sauce

  • circ2000  on  October 19, 2019

    Margherita pizza

  • dprice  on  October 19, 2019

    The Margherita pizza. I always get this at the local pizzeria and now I can make it myself!

  • Ordinaryblogger  on  October 20, 2019

    Hazelnut cake sounds great

  • Karla123  on  October 21, 2019

    Aloo gobi tacos…sounds like a delicious combination of flavors.

  • Laura1  on  October 23, 2019

    ginger cookies

  • antpantsii  on  October 23, 2019

    The Baconslut. If only for the name but it looks like it would deliver

  • ella1912  on  October 24, 2019

    Margerita pizza

  • karynb  on  October 29, 2019

    It would probably be il dragoncello. I love exploring new cocktails 🙂

  • nwong1213  on  October 30, 2019

    I would try the Margherita pizza from A16.

  • lhudson  on  November 1, 2019

    Hunter-style pork schnitzel

  • orchidlady01  on  November 2, 2019

    Hunter-style pork schnitzel (Jägerschnitzel)

  • orchidlady01  on  November 2, 2019

    Hunter-style pork schnitzel

  • JessHeilman  on  November 2, 2019

    Brussels sprouts hash

  • banba1  on  November 2, 2019

    Whole roasted branzino with farro “Catalan” and tomato-ginger sauce

  • Patrickn  on  November 2, 2019

    soba noodle salad

  • auntietina  on  November 4, 2019

    Hunter-style pork schnitzel

  • VeryVigario  on  November 6, 2019

    Coriander-crusted tuna with cucumber-dill yogurt and kohlrabi-snap pea slaw

  • linded  on  November 8, 2019

    I’d like to try the Greek yogurt pot de creme.

  • JJWong  on  November 9, 2019

    I’d love to make the Margarita pizza. It would be a hit with my family!!

  • MiMi60  on  November 12, 2019

    Parada pollo a la brasa [Carlos Altamirano, Barranco]

  • DPowell  on  November 13, 2019

    I’d love to try Coriander-crusted tuna with cucumber-dill yogurt and kohlrabi-snap pea slaw . Sounds fantastic !

  • RSW  on  November 14, 2019

    Coriander-crusted tuna with cucumber-dill yogurt and kohlrabi-snap pea slaw

  • Jenamarie  on  November 15, 2019

    Wild arugula salad with pickled cherries, ricotta salata, and toasted pistachios

  • littleminxgirl  on  November 16, 2019

    The margaherita pizza would be my first try

  • starzine  on  November 17, 2019

    Margherita pizza [Nicolette Manescalchi, A16]

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