Join SoFAB's Director and President of the National Food & Beverage Foundation, Liz Williams, for a signing of her newest book, Lift Your Spirits: A Celebratory History of Cocktail Culture in New Orleans at the Louisiana Book Festival. She'll be in the in the Senate Committee Room E.
Lift Your Spirits will be available to purchase at the event.
About the Presenter
Always fascinated by the way the lure of nutmeg and peppercorns motivated the exploration of the world, Liz Williams was lucky to be born into a family of Sicilian heritage in New Orleans. She grew up eating in two great food traditions. She is a founder of the Southern Food & Beverage Museum and President of the National Food & Beverage Foundation. Much of her research and writing centers on the legal and policy issues related to food and foodways. Her book, coauthored with Stephanie Jane Carter, The Encyclopedia of Law and Food, was published by Greenwood Publishing in 2011. In 2013 AltaMira published New Orleans: A Food Biography. Her latest book, Lift Your Spirits: A Celebratory History of Cocktail Culture in New Orleans was published by LSU Press spring 2016.