While in SF, I also had the pleasure of participating in a LitQuake event, titled Read Good Food: how cookbooks inspire change. There, I read from Kitchen Confidential and described how Anthony Bourdain unwittingly convinced me to end my 9-year stint of vegetarianism. Although I was nervous, I actually really enjoyed telling my story, and I'm not too proud to say it was fun being the center of attention! So there.
Butter Date write about it, with photos!