About Read It & Eat


Our History

Welcom to Read It & Eat, a culinary bookstore located in the heart of Lincoln Park. Established in 2015, Read It & Eat is dedicated to providing food lovers with exveptional culinary experiences through carefully selected books and events.

Our History

Book Collection

The book collection highlights selections on cooking and baking, organized by region, ingredient, technique, or specific diet; memoirs, travel, and food history; and beverages from coffee and tea to beer, wine, and cocktails. We carry over 3500 titles, available in the store and right here in our online shop.

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Culinary Events

We also regularly host events including author and chef signings, discussions, demonstrations, tastings, and hands-on cooking and baking classes with dedicated instructors.


Our Team

Esther Dairiam's bio

Esther Dairiam

Madelaine Bullwinkel's bio

Madelaine Bullwinkel

Chef Instructor
Kelly Dull's bio

Kelly Dull

Pastry Chef Instructor
Stephanie Johnston's Bio

Stephanie Johnston


Join the Team

If you're interested in joining us as a Bookseller, Culinary Instructor or Kitchen Assistant, please send us an email at
info@readitandeatstore.com with your resume.

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