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To enter to win a copy of “Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans" by Lolis Eric Elie, leave a comment below this blog post. The deadline is noon, Aug. 16.

And be sure to check out my story about the cookbook and interview with Elie HERE.

And Elie, who was a writer for the television show, will be signing copies of the cookbook at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill. Chef Bill Smith will cook up a few complimentary tastes from the cookbook. Cocktails inspired by New Orleans and the cookbook will be available for purchase.

The restaurant is at 10 W. Franklin St., 919-929-7643.

UPDATE: Here is another event during Elie's visit, a Treme-themed brunch at Poole's Diner on Saturday morning. It cost $45 per person. Details:


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sherri capps
Sounds wonderful! I had the opportunity to live in New Iberia (sans Tabasco) and I have such fond memories of discovering the food and following Mardi Gras

I'd love to read the stories

Stories + recipes = fun!



Love the show, would love the cookbook.

sandy63 This would make

sandy63 This would make great reading and can't wait to try some of the recipes.

Sounds like a fun book. I'd

Sounds like a fun book. I'd love a copy.

Treme Cookbook

We love the Treme neighborhood, and all the different foods and restaurants
There. Can't wait to go back next year!


I would love to win a copy



I want a copy, please!

I want a copy, please!

Dennis Tracz

Sign me up!

I want a copy.


would love to win!

"Treme" cookbook

Have friends from LA who got me into this "flavor" of cooking. Always looking for new recipes, so could make good use of the book.


Love the cook book!!!

Love the cook book!!!


Sounds like a very interesting book!


Love the show and love Crooks Corners. Would love the cookbook, too!

Treme cookbook

I was in the Katrina Hurricane, we had 13 feet of water in 20 minutes, we lost everything sparing our lives. Being from New Orleans we know the importance of family cookbooks and recipes, as eating is more of being with family and tradition. Atlas, we lost all of our cookbooks in Katrina so it would be wonderful to have this special piece of home.
Thank you for your consideration.

Tremendous Cookbook

This book sounds Amazing! I'm hungry already.


Looking forward to Sunday at Crook's Corner, would be great to have a book to have signed =)


exTremely happy to see this cookbook and can't wait to try the recipes! Love food inspired by the Crescent City!


I love New Orleans and it's food. Thanks so much for the contest, I am keeping my fingers crossed.


Next best thing to food: instructions to make food.

CookBook Giveaway

I would love to have this book!


Treme me please.


Love Cajun and creole food. Have been cooking from Paul Prudhomme's Louisiana Kitchen cookbook for years! Would love to try Treme! mprader

Treme Cookbook

Can't wait to try the recipes. Just hoping I win.



Creole and cajun, gumbos and etouffée, I'd love to cook from this book. Fingers crossed.

TREME cookbook

Pick me, please!!


Not sure which would be better: the free copy, or the event at Crook's Corner. Best would be both!

Jack N.

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About the blogger

Andrea Weigl has been the food writer at The News & Observer since the summer of 2007. She has won a handful of awards from the Association of Food Journalists and the Society for Features Journalism. Her profile of chef Ashley Christensen titled "A Force of Nature" will be published in the sixth edition of "Cornbread Nation: The Best of Southern Food Writing." She is serving a three-year term on the James Beard Foundation book awards committee. Follow her on Twitter at @andreaweigl.