Bite The Book

Dumpling City

John Lorinc, Karon Liu and Chantal Braganza

Bite The Book

Dumpling City

John Lorinc, Karon Liu and Chantal Braganza

8:30pm

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Brigantine Room

90 mins

Gyozas, pierogies, empanadas, siaopao… if the world’s cuisines share one common food it would be the dumpling, a dish that can be found on every continent on Earth and in every corner of Toronto. In What We Talk About When We Talk About Dumplings, a group of Toronto food writers, journalists, culinary historians and chefs come together to share the cultural histories, lore, recipes and more behind each variation of this globe-spanning cuisine.

Is a ravioli a dumpling? Should matzo balls sink or swim? Join editor John Lorinc and contributors Karon Liu and Chantal Braganza for an evening of conversation, food tastings and stories in this celebration of all things dumplings.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation
Food

How to attend

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

Gyozas, pierogies, empanadas, siaopao… if the world’s cuisines share one common food it would be the dumpling, a dish that can be found on every continent on Earth and in every corner of Toronto. In What We Talk About When We Talk About Dumplings, a group of Toronto food writers, journalists, culinary historians and chefs come together to share the cultural histories, lore, recipes and more behind each variation of this globe-spanning cuisine.

Is a ravioli a dumpling? Should matzo balls sink or swim? Join editor John Lorinc and contributors Karon Liu and Chantal Braganza for an evening of conversation, food tastings and stories in this celebration of all things dumplings.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation
Food

Featured Authors

John Lorinc is a Toronto journalist and editor. He writes about urban affairs, climate and business for a range of publications, including Spacing, the Globe and Mail and the Walrus. He is the author of four books, including Dream States (Coach House Books, 2022) and has co-edited or project- managed five previous Coach House uTOpia anthologies.

Read more about John Lorinc

Karon Liu has been a staff food reporter for the Toronto Star since 2015 and aims to link food with culture, history, identity, politics – anything you can imagine. He’s also an avid home cook, and his favourite utensil is a pair of wooden chopsticks his grandma used to use.

Read more about Karon Liu

Chantal Braganza is an award-winning writer and deputy editor at Chatelaine. Her book, Guardian Flesh, is forthcoming from Strange Light.

Read more about Chantal Braganza

8:30pm

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Brigantine Room

90 mins

How to attend

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

What to read

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