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Five Bay Area Cookbook Clubs

Five Bay Area Cookbook Clubs

| January 22, 2011 | 5 Comments

Each cookbook club in the Bay Area has its own unique flavor. Read about five local groups and find out what they’re reading.

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Secrets of a Curator: Omnivore Books’ Celia Sack

Secrets of a Curator: Omnivore Books’ Celia Sack

| September 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

he stock of new, antiquarian and collectible cookbooks at Omnivore Books in Noe Valley is legendary, and the one of a kind store continues to be successful after opening in November 2008. One sweet touch is the blend of books coupled with fresh eggs for sale and occasional free apples from owner Celia Sack.

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Omnivore Books on Food

Omnivore Books on Food

| November 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

Two weeks ago, Omnivore Books on Food quietly opened its doors in Noe Valley. When I found out about it from a friend of mine who is much hipper than I am, I nearly wet myself with joy. I have been known to lose myself in used bookstores for hours, but I have never been to one dealing exclusively in cookbooks.

Housed, appropriately enough, in a former butcher shop, Omnivore is the dream child of Celia Sack, an antiquarian book dealer with a special passion for cookbooks. Even her name sounds as though it came straight from a novel. Celia Sack. It is, to me, a name that should be attached to a book store.

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