First We Surf, Then We Eat

July 16, 2019

The Redondo Beach Library presents First We Surf, Then We Eat on Tuesday, July 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Author Jim Kempton will talk about food, recipes, surfing and travel. Jim Kempton has spent his life traveling and surfing the world, along the way learning to cook the world’s best beach-loving dishes. Now he’s sharing his vividly colorful, richly flavorful, and vibrantly healthful collection of recipes, along with stories of the best waves, markets, restaurants, adventures, and misadventures that he’s experienced, from Australia to Hawaii, the Basque Country to Indonesia, California to Mexico.

‘First We Surf, Then We Eat’ features a foreword by The Surfer’s Journal publisher Steve Pezman, a preface by famed surfer/chef Raphael Lunetta, and photography by Bill Schildge, Jeff Divine, Tom Servais and Art Brewer.

Copies of the book will be available for sale.

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

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The program will be held in the 2nd floor Meeting Room at Redondo Beach Main Library, located at 303 North Pacific Coast Highway in Redondo Beach. Free underground parking is available at the Library.