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Cookbook Signings at The Front Porch & The Chino Farm

Plus, El Agave beefs up its vegetarian options.

MISSION HILLS— The New York Times' best-selling "The Forest Feast" by New York City food photographer Erin Gleeson is inspired by her cross-country move to a cabin in the woods in the Bay Area and contains primarily vegetable-based photographic recipe illustrations. The artist will be signing books and demonstrating and sampling dishes at The Front Porch Mission Hills from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 15; earlier in the day, from 10 a.m. to noon, Gleeson will be stopping at The Front Porch Coronado. The event is free; RSVP here. [EaterWire]

RANCHO SANTA FE— The Chino Farm continues its Good Earth/Great Chefs series with a book signing scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, November 15 with co-owners Russell Moore and Allison Hopelain of Oakland's Camino, authors of "This is Camino. There will be live music, complimentary samples of their fire-based cooking using produce from the farm, and pantry items for purchase. [EaterWire]

OLD TOWN— El Agave Restaurant & Tequileria just added a bunch of new vegetarian-friendly items to its menu at lunch and dinner, including sweet potato rolled tacos, a roasted poblano pepper stuffed with sautéed mushroom, garlic and epazote, corn chalupas topped with refried black beans, homemade soy chorizo, cilantro and onion and tofu done al pastor-style, marinated with house chile adobo and grilled pineapple and garnished with potato and grilled vegetables. [EaterWire]

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