Category Archives: Books!

Cheese & Beer

Cheese & Beer – now that’s something you don’t usually find paired together in a sentence or for your palate. Well, Janet Fletcher, author of the book Cheese & Beer is paving the way for a new type of tasting – craft beers paired with cheeses that complement them. Here is a sneak peak of one of the first guides ever to do such a pairing.

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San Diego has become well known for it’s craft beer scene, being home to over 50 local breweries – Blind Lady Ale House, Belching Beaver, Hillcrest Brewing Company, (soon to open in North Park) Hess Brewing, and Thorn Street Brewery, just to name a few that are our close neighbors or are in North Park. But there’s are many more, like one of our favorites, Stone Brewing Co. in Escondido – you can check out the full list here. We San Diegans are quite spoiled with excellent beers.

So, come join us at our new space (that’s right! We’ve moved – to the corner of 30th Street and North Park Way) on Thursday May 30th for a book signing with Janet Fletcher (author of Cheese & Beer) and of course for some tasty cheeses and beer (provided by Bottle Craft. Thank you!!!).  You can pick up a copy of the book in-store, or order one online here.

Hope to see you there. Otherwise, cheers to cheese and beer; something we here at Pigment love, and together? — even better!

“What the Hell are You Doing?”

Here at Pigment, we carry quite an impressive and eclectic collection of books. We’ve got kids books, cookbooks, art books and much more.

We introduce you to David Shrigley’s book “What the Hell are you Doing?” It’s a great book… if you have a dry, slightly morbid sense of humor. And since it’s Wednesday, this may be just the thing to get you through those mid-week-blues.

Its bright yellow cover is definitely an attention grabber, and once you delve into it you will find something unique and probably hilarious on each page. Shrigley’s odd viewpoints paired with intentionally simple techniques make for a quirky read. You will feel confused. You may frown. And maybe, just maybe you’ll laugh!

Happy Hump Day!