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Jim Kempton - "First We Surf, Then We Eat"

Jim Kempton - "First We Surf, Then We Eat"

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 7:30pm

7812 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037

On Tuesday, September 11th at 7:30pm Warwick's will host Jim Kempton to discuss and sign his new book, First We Surf, Then We Eat: Recipes from a Lifetime of Surf Travel. Jim Kempton is a lifelong surfer, cook, and writer. He's been the editor and publisher of Surfer magazine; the director of Quiksilver's Crossing Project, a boat that searched the world for the best surf breaks; the director of media for Billabong; and the owner of the former Margarita's Village, an award-winning regional Mexican restaurant. The San Clemente resident is currently the president of the California Surf Museum. This event is free and open to the public. Reserved Seating is available when the book is pre-ordered from Warwick's for the event. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed. Please call the Warwick's Book Dept. (858) 454-0347 for details.


Jim Kempton has spent his life traveling and surfing the world, along the way learning to cook the world's best beach-loving dishes. Now he's sharing his vividly colorful, richly flavorful, and vibrantly healthful collection of more than 90 recipes, along with stories of the best waves, markets, restaurants, adventures, and misadventures that he's experienced, from Australia to Hawaii, the Basque Country to Indonesia, California to Mexico. First We Surf, Then We Eat features a foreword by The Surfer's Journal publisher Steve Pezman, a preface by famed surfer/chef Raphael Lunetta, and photography by Bill Schildge, Jeff Divine, Tom Servais, and Art Brewer.