Breaking news: “France is a Feast” West Coast book tour – first week of May ’18

April 24th, 2018|Categories: Appearances, Books, Food, Julia Child, News, Paul Child|

Happy spring -- Katie Pratt and I will pick up where we left off last fall, talking about and showing photos from FRANCE IS A FEAST: the Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child. We start on Mon 4/30 at the famous and funky Powell's Books in Portland, proceed to Elliott Bay Books in Seattle on [...]

Join me this Sunday in Stonington, CT, for THE FRENCH CHEF IN AMERICA

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Appearances, Food, Julia Child, News|

Friends - if you are in the vicinity of Watch Hill, RI, or Stonington, CT, I'll be presenting "THE FRENCH CHEF IN AMERICA: Julia child's Second Act" on Sun, 5-6 PM. Hope to see you!   Stonington Free Library: Alex Prud'homme on Julia Child Lectures The Stonington Free Library's Sunday Night Lecture Series presents Alex Prud’homme [...]

Santa Barbara News-Press profile of Alex

April 17th, 2017|Categories: Appearances, Food, Julia Child, News, The Ripple Blog|

I had a great time at the Santa Barbara Food and Wine Weekend, hosted by Bacara ("Be-CAR-ah"), a beautiful resort, with proceeds going to The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts. We and drank extremely well, and talked all weekend. For future planning: a highly recommended event! In advance of my talk there, [...]

Alex Joins Chef Barbara Lynch at the Full Plate Lunch Series

September 24th, 2016|Categories: Appearances, Julia Child|Tags: |

On Tuesday, October 18th, we're thrilled to welcome author and Julia Child's great-nephew, Alex Prud'homme to Menton to celebrate the release of his latest book, The French Chef in America: Julia Child's Second Act. True to Full Plate Form, we will gather, eat, and learn over a memorable lunch with an extraordinary guest speaker who will [...]

Kirkus Reviews: THE FRENCH CHEF IN AMERICA Julia Child’s Second Act

September 24th, 2016|Categories: Appearances, Julia Child|

Prud'homme (Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know, 2013, etc.) explores the life of his great aunt, Julia Child (1912-2004), America’s first celebrity chef and an enduring cultural icon. Co-author of her autobiography, My Life in France, the author demonstrates how Child, a cultural mediator between France and America in the first act of her career, combined [...]

Spreading the Ripples!

January 29th, 2013|Categories: Appearances, Drought, Flood, Future, News, The Ripple Blog, Water Tips|

A big *thanks* to the Salisbury Forum, in CT, which hosted me and a screening of Last Call at the Oasis at the Millerton, NY, Moviehouse.  Somehow, Walter De Melle pulled in over 300 people on a gorgeous Sunday morning.  They were engaged and asked good questions.  Now that's "spreading the ripples"!  

Thanks for a great event and a big turn-out last night, UN Committee at New Canaan Library – keep spreading the ripples

November 18th, 2011|Categories: Appearances, The Ripple Blog|

Austin, TX, book fest-palooza

October 23rd, 2011|Categories: Appearances, The Ripple Blog|

A great time at TX Bookfest in Austin. Props to Evan Smith, Clay Smith, Richard Parker, Jon Scieszka, and all you parched Texans who engaged us so enthusiastically in the Cspan tent! Safe to say, I'll be back asap (if invited).

Join me at TX Book Fest Sat 10/22

October 20th, 2011|Categories: Appearances, The Ripple Blog|

Richard Parker and I will discuss drought, flood, and other hydrologic challenges in Austin, on 10/22. Come on down ! The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Freshwater in the 21st Century with Alex Prud'homme Date: Saturday, October 22, 2011 Time: 3:00 - 3:45 Location: C-SPAN/Book TV Tent As Alex Prud'homme and his great-aunt Julia Child [...]

Last Call at the Oasis premieres tomorrow at the Toronto International Film Festival.

September 8th, 2011|Categories: Appearances, The Ripple Blog|

The documentary "Last Call at the Oasis," inspired by The Ripple Effect (and featuring a cameo by me), will premiere tomorrow 9/9 at the Toronto International Film Festival, and will open nationwide next year. It is directed by scar winner Jessica Yu, and produced by Elise Pearlstine, with Participant Media (Inconvenient Truth, Food Inc, The Cove).  My [...]