Elizabeth St. Cafe Cookbook Brunch Party Oct 28!

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Elizabeth Street Café Cookbook Launch and Brunch Party!

  • Saturday, October 28, 11:30AM and 1:15PM
  • Elizabeth Street Café / South First Street / Austin

Join Texas Book Festival and Elizabeth Street Café for the launch of the Elizabeth Street Cafe cookbook (Phaidon)! We’ll celebrate the beautiful new cookbook by ESC founders Larry McGuire and Tom Moorman at the Cafe with a signature ESC brunch. Elizabeth Street Café is a neighborhood Vietnamese café and French Bakery open for breakfast, lunch, brunch, and dinner, known for its pastry program of homemade croissants and daily changing macaron flavors and recognized by the staff’s custom made floral wrap dresses and Vietnamese coffee.

We’re happy to offer an exclusive brunch package available only to friends of the Texas Book Festival!

The TBF Brunch Ticket is $75 and includes:

  • Signed copy of Elizabeth Street Café cookbook ($39.95 value).
  • Reserved seating at the brunch. (Two seatings available: 11:30am and 1:15pm.)
  • Seated four course family-style brunch featuring specialties from the cookbook.
    Please note: This is a set menu. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free substitutes will not be available. Cocktail, wine & coffee drinks will be sold separately.
  • Box of signature ESC macarons.
  • An ESC tote bag to take home your gifts!

This event is completely sold out. If you wish to get on a wait list, please contact the office at 512-477-4055.

Brunch ticket sales fund the Festival Weekend, our Reading Rock Stars school literacy program, and our Library Grants initiative. Thank you for supporting the Texas Book Festival and literacy in Texas! 


Elizabeth Street Cafe at the Texas Book Festival!

And be sure to catch Larry McGuire and Tom Moorman in conversation with Julia Turshen in the Central Market Cooking Tent at the Texas Book Festival on Sunday, November 5!

Can’t Make It? Not in Austin? Pre-Order a SIGNED Copy of the Cookbook!

Thanks to BookPeople, the official bookseller of the Texas Book Festival, you can pre-order signed copies of the Elizabeth Street Cookbook, wherever you are in the world! Orders will ship on or after November 6. This is a great opportunity to get a jump on holiday shopping! BookPeople ships worldwide (including to the doorstep of your favorite foodie).