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Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps
By Gianna Sobol and Alan Ball • With Karen Sommer Shalett
Recipes by Marcelle Beinvenu • Food photographs by Alex Farnum
HBO’s blockbuster paranormal drama, enthralls a diverse audience of 13 million viewers (and counting). Menus at the now-famous Fangtasia and Merlotte’s Bar and Grill play a key role in the series, providing sustenance for its human characters, evoking memories of a bygone life for its vampires, and serving as a powerful symbol for the desires and carnal needs the characters harbor. It’s no wonder so many fans revel in at-home parties inspired by the food on the series! With recipes from unforgettable scenes, each entertainingly introduced by
’s most compelling characters, these 85 authentic bayou country recipes and 150-plus photos from the series give fans a
taste of Bon Temps.
is an associate producer on HBO’s hit series
. She lives in Los Angeles.
is the creator, writer, and producer of the HBO original series
Six Feet Under.
He lives in Los Angeles.
Karen Sommer Shalett
is the editor-in-chief of
magazine, and a former staff writer for New Orleans’
is co-author of the bestselling New Orleans heritage cookbook,
Cookin’ Up a Storm.
$29.95 hc •
8 x 10 in, 224 pp, Rights: W
True Blood Drinks & Bites
By Gianna Sobol, Alan Ball, and Benjamin Hayes
Recipes by Dawn Yanagihara • Recipe photography by Alex Farnum
For the ravenous fanbase of HBO’s smash hit series,
True Blood Drinks and Bites
presents 45 quick and easy recipes for themed gatherings and weekly watch parties, all inspired by the series’ most notorious vampires and victims. From the creator of
and his writing team, these are deliciously “in-world” appetizers, cocktails, and nonalcoholic drinks to enjoy as the drama goes down in Bon Temps. Think Scorn Fritters and Hot Dates, washed down with an ice-cold Spirit Lifter. Entertaining and packed with novelty—including quotes and commentary from the characters themselves, plus original unpublished photography from seasons 1 through 5—True Blood Drinks and Bites brings home a fun and tantalizing taste of the onscreen action.
$18.95 hc • 978-1-4521-1818-5
6 x 8 in, 128 pp, Rights: W
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