Coastal Table Launch Party Crowd_Paul ClancyTo celebrate the launch (and early success!) of our newest book, The Coastal Table by Karen J. Covey, we invited guests to Westport Rivers Winery on Thursday, August 22nd for a night of food, fun, and delicious local wine.

Coastal Table launch Party_Smoke & Pickles_Paul ClancyThe sprawling vineyard and setting sun provided the perfect backdrop for the event, where attendees sipped on the winery’s fantastic Pinot Blanc and Famer’s Fizz while looking out over the rows of vines. Smoke & Pickles served up incredible local food, including various tangy pickles (featuring the pickled corn circles from The Coastal Table), smoked New Bedford scallops, creamy cheese from Shy Brothers Farm, and native bluefish smoked on site. With such great food, excellent wine and a gorgeous setting, it was the perfect way to launch The Coastal Table into the world!

"The Coastal Table" author Karen J. Covey thanks everyone for attending.

Karen signed books and chatted with guests, including representatives from Edible South Shore, Whole Foods, Barnes & Noble, Persimmon RestaurantWestwinds Bookshop, and many friends and family members.

Coastal Table Launch Party_Nicole_Paul ClancyUnion Park Press publisher Nicole Vecchiotti thanks guests for coming and talks about working with Karen to pull together The Coastal Table.

If you missed the launch party, there will be plenty of opportunities in the coming months to meet Karen and sample some of the great local produce profiled in the book. Check our events page and thecoastaltable.com for a full list of scheduled events. And don’t forget to order your copy of The Coastal Table! It is now available in your local Barnes & Noble and independent bookstore. You can also purchase the book through our websiteAmazon, and BN.com.

All photographs were taken by Paul Clancy. Check out more of his gorgeous photography here.