Cook Books by Janet Jarvits, Bookseller


Los Angeles Times newspaper clipping "People collect cookbooks for various reasons. Some buy them as investments. Others simply want to try new recipes. For some, cookbooks provide good bedside reading. And there are those who acquire cookbooks for their historical and sociological value. Nostalgia is a big factor. Open an old cookbook and the past comes rushing back."
Janet Jarvits, Los Angeles Times. December 15, 1994

"...when trying to come up with an idea for a business, owner Janet Jarvits combined her love of books and cooking. To date, her store is the only one of its kind in the country, and if you're impressed with the cookbook selections at some of the larger bookstore chains, wait until you see the selection here."
Trisha King & Deborah Newmark, Daily News. January 3, 1998
Los Angeles Daily News newspaper clipping

Burbank Leader newspaper clipping "...browsers come in snooping the shelves, trying to find a piece of their past in an old recipe. Serious book collectors come in asking her to locate a specific book, and by using her computer cross-reference system, she usually fills all requests."
Brenda Rees, Burbank Leader. July 9, 1994

Frontline. US-Japan Business Focus Magazine clipping Frontline. US-Japan Business Focus. February 20, 2000

Pasadena Star News. October 3, 2001 Cookbook Queen comes to Pasadena

Food and Wine article 2002 "Cook Books by Janet Jarvits is a prime source for vintage community cookbooks published in California (1388 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena, CA; 626-296-1638 or www.cookbookjj.com)." Food & Wine, December 2002.

"Back in Time - One woman and her 30,000 used cookbooks." Tasting Table Los Angeles, June 5, 2009. Tasting Table article

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