Lee Schrager's Fried & True Launch Party: Fried Chicken from Paula Deen, Michelle Bernstein, and More

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Last night, 300 members of the local community gathered at Perez Art Museum Miami to celebrate the launch of Lee Scharger's second cookbook, Fried & True: More Than 50 Recipes for America's Best Fried Chicken & Sides. /em>

Stephen Starr Events took care of the food and catered the event, replicating recipes from the book and numerous sides. Beverage options included the refreshing lemonade, fancy bourbon punch, or sangria. There wasn't a dry or hungry seat in the house.

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Everyone in attendance got a signed copy of Fried & True, and for those brave enough to endure the line, Schrager added a personalized note. Schrager even spoke some words, giving thanks to everyone who's been involved in the process, and answering the universal question "why fried chicken?" Turns out the answer is quite simple.

He was at some event or another and he had to go to a corner to eat fried chicken because he was ashamed to be eating it in public and with his hands. It was at that moment when his publisher approached him and told him that he should write a book about fried chicken. Lee's response was "yeah right." He was just getting back into the groove of things after writing his first book, which according to Lee wasn't the easiest process and couldn't even wrap his head around a next book. Somehow though, fried chicken stuck and Schrager, along with his entourage, managed to pull Fried & True together in just a year. His parents, who were in attendance last night, smiled as they watched their boy all grown up celebrate.

Location Info


Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM)

1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL

Category: General

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