Lauren Mandel

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Arugula pesto


  • Wed
    Jul 10
    7:00 pm -
    8:00 pm
  • Fri
    Jul 12
    7:00 am -
    8:00 am

LIVE this Wed at Green Building Supply | Nut Burgers on the Stream

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Forgetful GentlemanEat UP/Lauren MandelWe're changing locations for the live show this week (back at Hy-Vee on July 17) so come over to Green Building Supply at 118 W. Burlington Avenue to hear the authors of two new books via Skype-Nathan Tan, whose delightfully entertaining book, The Forgetful Gentleman explains what it takes to be a gentleman in the 21st century and Lauren Mandel, who has written the first full-length book on rooftop agriculture: Eat Up.

Nathan Tan is the founder and CEO of Forgetful Gentlemen, a company dedicated to "helping the modern man become the best possible version of himself."  Of course, we're going to center our discussion around food-dinner party tips, toasts, and etiquette at the dinner table. And during our discussion with Lauren Mandel, we'll explore how anyone can turn rooftops into an organic agricultural paradise for home consumption or as part of a business.

Barb and Dallas Grijalva from Back to the Basics are bringing fresh arugula and basil to make a couple of different pesto preparations.  We'll have our weekly “Healthy Bites" segment with Emily Rose Shaw, Bev Merson's food movie review, and Tom Allen, who is always a talented hoot on the guitar.