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"Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking" in Bay Area?

I would like to have a hands-on look at this 6-volume cookbook. Has anyone seen a physical copy of it in any Bay Area stores? Thanks.

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  1. Try Omnivore on Cesar Chavez.

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    1. re: wally

      Omnivore had an event that sold out with Nathan Myhrvold and team. I missed out, as I couldn't make up my mind early enough whether I would fork over the $500 or not, but I regret the not now. I don't know if they have any more copies, but it is worth a call. It's my understanding that you can order for the reduced price at Amazon, but you aren't guaranteed a copy from the first printing, i.e. it might be a while.

    2. Le Sanctuaire might have it, they carry a lot of insanely expensive imported cookbooks.

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      Le Sanctuaire
      315 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94108

      Omnivore Books on Food
      3885a Cesar Chavez St, San Francisco, CA

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          1. If you're not in a rush, the library is ordering two sets - I think I read that one would be a reference copy and the other would be circulating and that you could place a request for it.

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            1. re: Pandora

              I'm not in a rush. Which library are you referring to?

              1. re: goodeatsgal

                The sf main library although you should be able to request it for delivery to any branch library.

                http://blogs.sfweekly.com/foodie/2011...