Julia Reed: Julia Reed's South: Spirited Entertaining and High-Style Fun All Year Long

Tuesday, May 3rd

6-7:30PM

No one embodies the rollicking spirit of great Southern party giving more than Julia Reed, the consummate hostess and go-to food and lifestyle expert.

Thrown everywhere from lush gardens and gracious interior spaces to a Mississippi River sandbar, Julia Reed s parties capture the celebratory nature of entertaining in her native South. Here, her informative and down-to-earth guide to throwing an unforgettable party includes secrets she has collected over a lifetime of entertaining.

For this book, she offers up a feast of options for holiday cocktails, spring lunches, formal dinners, and even a hunt breakfast. Eleven seasonal events feature delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes, ranging from fried chicken to Charlotte Russe and signature cocktails or wine-pairings she introduces her talented friends (rum makers, potters, fabric designers, bakers) along the way. Each occasion includes gorgeous photographs showing her original approach to everything from invitations and setting a table to arranging flowers and creating the mood. Reed also provides practical considerations and sources. This irresistible book is the ultimate primer for every party-giver.

This book is available in hardcover ($50.00).

Julia Reed discusses and signs her book, Julia Reed's South: Spirited Entertaining and High-Style Fun All Year Long.

If you are unable to attend, you must call the book shop to order signed books.

Event date: 

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Event address: 

Garden District Book Shop
2727 Prytania Street
New Orleans, LA 70130