Avid Bookshop continues to do a great job focusing on special events, and it has emphasized food-related ones since the beginning. The bookstore's next in the category features Isa Chandra Moskowitz, host of "Post Punk Kitchen" and author of Veganomicon, Vegan with a Vengeance and, most recently Isa Does It: Amazingly Easy, Wildly Delicious Vegan Recipes for Every Day of the Week, which she'll be signing Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. (in Fire Hall No. 2, next door to Avid).
Moskowitz also has a new YouTube show that features her making her recipes in clips that tend to run about 3 1/2 minutes. That means they're a little heavy on montage and short on proportions, but she has an appealing, low-stress demeanor, and she comes off as pleasant and straightforward rather than preachy, with a focus on making simple food that tastes good.