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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 7:00pm
Fonda San Miguel: Forty Years of Food and Art Cover Image
ISBN: 9781477310229
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Texas Press - November 15th, 2016



Friday, February 24th at 7pm. 

Restaurateur & Chef
speaking & signing
Fonda San Miguel:
Forty years of Food & Art







BookPeople is proud to partner with Edible Austin for a talk with Tom Gilliland. He'll speak about the chance and there will be some food, as well as signature sangria and wine tastings from Bending Branch Winery! 

This event is a collaboration with the 2017 Lozano Long Conference, "Revoluciones Alimentarias: New Perspective on the Contemporary Food System in Latin America," Llila Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, UT Austin.

The conference is free and open to the public but registration on our FB event page is encouraged.

Tom Gilliland and Miguel Ravago, co-founders of the great Fonda San Miguel restaurant, are sharing their newly updated Fonda San Miguel: Forty Years of Food & Art. This is event is co-sponsored by Edible Austin, so there’s sure to be a few bites of good food to enjoy! Don’t miss out on this great discussion of Latin American cuisine and art!


Updated and reissued to celebrate the restaurant's four decades of success, Fonda San Miguel presents more than one hundred recipes. The selections include many of Fonda's signature dishes—Ceviche Veracruzano, Enchiladas Suizas, Cochinita Pibil, Pescado Tikin Xik, and Carne Asada—as well as a delicious assortment of dishes from Mexico's diverse regional cuisines. Supplementary sections contain tips on buying and cooking with the various chiles and other ingredients, along with information on basic preparation techniques, equipment, and mail-order sources. Full-color photographs illustrate special dishes, and representative works from the impressive Fonda San Miguel art collection are also featured, along with notes on the artists.


Tom Gilliland cofounder, with Miguel Ravago, of the restaurants San Angel Inn in Houston and Fonda San Miguel in Austin, Gilliland has hired Fonda's "front of the house" staff for many years and directs the interior design and art collection.


Chef Ravago has been a pioneer of regional Mexican cooking for more than forty years. He coauthored Cocina de la Familia, which won an IACP Julia Child cookbook award.

If you cannot attend the event and would like to order a signed copy of the book, add the book to your cart and put SIGNED COPY in the comments field at checkout. We ship all over the world!

Thank you for supporting Tom Gilliland, Miguel Ravago and your local independent bookstore!