Talking turkey and Julia with WBUR’s Deborah Becker

November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Books, Food, Julia Child, News, The Ripple Blog|

Here's a fun interview I did with Boston's NPR station today Chef Julia Child's Second Act November 22, 2016 By Jamie Bologna and Deborah Becker Share closemore Julia Child is an iconic American chef. She hosted a number of TV shows, some even shot right in her kitchen in Cambridge. And while Child's story has often been described as one [...]

“A Revolutionary in Pearls”: CBC’s Anna Maria Tremonti and I dish on Julia, with help from a few friends

November 21st, 2016|Categories: Food, Julia Child, News, The Ripple Blog|

The first television celebrity chef Julia Child broke all the rules. The American who mastered French cuisine not only changed the way America ate, she changed a nation's perception of food. And it all started in 1961 with the publishing of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, when Child launched on a journey into educating people to try new [...]

Hey Vermonters — I’ll be reading in Manchester Dec 10 — join us!

November 18th, 2016|Categories: Food, Julia Child, News, The Ripple Blog|

Come on over to the Spiral Cafe in the Northshire Bookstore on Sat Dec 10, 7-8PM, where I'll dish about Julia Child and my latest book, The French Chef in America. It's free, but space is limited, so please register. Details below ... Manchester - Alex Prud'homme - The French Chef in America: Julia's Second Act [...]

Happy 104th birthday to Julia Child, accidental revolutionary

November 17th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Books, Food, Julia Child, News, Reviews, The Ripple Blog|

I just came across this beautiful Jesse Kornbluth tribute to Julia and MY LIFE IN FRANCE from August, which would have marked her 104th birthday. Merci, Head Butler ... now, what do you think of THE FRENCH CHEF IN AMERICA? Julia Child: My Life in France By JESSE KORNBLUTH Published: Aug 31, 2016 Category: Food and Wine Julia [...]

Food Sleuth Podcast: Marion Kane and I discuss Julia’s second act and “The French Chef in America”

November 15th, 2016|Categories: Books, Food, Julia Child, News, The Ripple Blog|

  A fun listen ... http://www.marionkane.com/podcast/julia-childs-act-alex-prudhomme/

A Chat About Julia’s Second Act with ‘My Little Bird’

October 28th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Food, Julia Child, News, The Ripple Blog|

I am in Washington DC for the second annual Julia Child Award (this year's recipient is Rick Bayless), and will present The FCiA at the Smithsonian on Sat 10/29 (3:30 pm). Nancy McKeon and I had a nice chat about Julia in the 1970s for her blog My Little Bird. Here's an excerpt and the link: [...]

When There Really Is Not a Drop to Drink

October 4th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Drought|

‘Last Call at the Oasis,’ a Documentary About Water Supplies Jay Famiglietti, one of a handful of expert witnesses in Jessica Yu’s “Last Call at the Oasis,” is a thoughtful scientist with an engaging manner who specializes in water. In particular, he studies — and tries to raise public awareness about — the rapid depletion of [...]

“The French Chef in America” drops today — join me at a reading

October 4th, 2016|Categories: Books, Food, Julia Child, News, The Ripple Blog|

Friends -- a reminder that my latest, THE FRENCH CHEF IN AMERICA: Julia Child's Second Act, drops Today. Before I launch on my book tour, I'll be doing a few events in NYC and hope you will join me: TONIGHT(10/4), 7PM at Barnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway at 83rd Street. TOMORROW DAY (10/5) James Beard House, [...]

FCiA prompts Mimi Sheraton to recall several memorable encounters with Julia Child, some more giggly than others

October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Books, Food, Julia Child, News, The Ripple Blog|

Mixing It Up with Julia Child The author’s long and complex relationship with the culinary icon. MIMI SHERATON 10.01.16 12:01 AM ET The date was July 8, 1976, just a few months after I arrived at The New York Times and, as I recall, before I ever had met Julia. The event was a state dinner [...]

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 [...]