University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Sweet Spot: Our Passion for Dessert

You're in for a treat--literally! Come hear two fabulous authors discuss America's favorite part of any meal--dessert. Ettinger's new book on ice cream will get you all frosty with envy and Parks will get you salivating with her stories of tasty desserts. This session is the icing on the Festival cake. Plus the first 100 attendees will receive a free ice cream cone! Bon appetit!

Amy Ettinger

Amy Ettinger is the author of "Sweet Spot: An Ice Cream Binge Across America," which The Wall Street Journal hailed as “a surprisingly serious, impressively thorough treatment of ice cream’s cultural significance, fabrication, economics and history, not to mention its effect on human brain chemistry....

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Stella Parks

CIA-trained pastry nerd, prodigal food writer, and resident pastry wizard. Once upon a time, Stella cashed out her life savings to attend language school in Tokyo so she could read the secret menu at her favorite sushi joint....

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Sweet Spot
Amy Ettinger
June 2017
ISBN 9781101984192
Hardcover, 320 pages
$26.00, INSTOCK
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A journalist channels her ice-cream obsession, scouring the United States for the best artisanal brands and delving into the surprising history of ice cream and frozen treats in America. More/less

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Tucson Medical Center

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