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Rick Bragg - ‘The Best Cook in the World’ (Reserved Seating/Signing Line Ticket event)

From beloved Southern author, Rick Bragg, comes a rollicking regional tribue that is part memoir, part cookbook, and all heart. Rick Bragg will be joining us to share the stories of the seventy-four mouthwatering Bragg family recipes that are included. As he writes, "A recipe is a story like anything else."

QRB Floor Manager, Helley, loved this book: "This is the funniest cookbook in the world! It is packed with old-fashioned Southern recipes, and Bragg's brilliant storytelling and old black-and-white photographs bring his relatives to life. From lost cows to dead hogs to giant turtles, his stories feature grandparents and great-grandparents, aunts and uncles. But most of all, his mother's voice comes through loud and clear. More than anything, you are taken with the back-and-forth between Bragg and his down to earth, matter of fact, shy but fiesty mother. And I recommend the pecan.”

Place your order now to claim one of a limited number of reserved seats (one seat per book purchase). General unreserved seating may also be available. Receive a signing line ticket with all QRB purchases of The Best Cook. If you have already purchased a copy of The Best Cook from us, we have a ticket for you! Contact orders@quailridgebooks.com to confirm. 

For groups looking to sit together, please choose one person in your group to prepurchase all of the books at one time in one of the following ways: Order through our website and include your group size in the Comments field on the checkout page, or email Amber@quailridgebooks.com with a group contact name/number.  

Event date: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Table Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400040414
Availability: Available from warehouse in 1-5 business days
Published: Knopf - April 24th, 2018


From the beloved, best-selling author of All Over but the Shoutin', a delectable, rollicking food memoir, cookbook, and loving tribute to a region, a vanishing history, a family, and, especially, to his mother. Including seventy-four mouthwatering Bragg family recipes for classic southern dishes passed down through generations.