Author and Entrepreneur Ellen Yin will speak at Paley, March 26

March 26 4:30 pm Paley Library Lecture Hall Please join Temple University Libraries and the Temple University Press in welcoming author, entrepreneur and restaurateur Ellen Yin. The press recently published Yin’s Forklore: Recipes and Tales from an American Bistro, which coincided with the 10th Anniversary of her legendary Philadelphia restaurant, Fork. Yin will speak on her book, her accomplishments, and her restaurant, and then engage in conversation with guests. This event will also feature trivia, door prizes, and a reception. Yin’s book will also be for sale. Fork Restaurant is an acclaimed New American Bistro in Old City, Philadelphia. Since its opening in 1997, it has received many regional and national accolades including being named one of the “Best New Restaurants” by Philadelphia magazine and one of Philadelphia’s “Top Tables” by Gourmet magazine. In 2004, she expanded Fork to include Fork:etc, a specialty food store with prepared foods, artisanal and gourmet products. Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, Fork continues to delight new visitors from throughout the world as well as its own local fans. Her last cookbook, From Our Restaurant’s Kitchen (2002), a compilation of the restaurant’s recipes and staff favorites, benefited scholarships for inner city students.

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