Elie will be singing copies of his cookbook, "Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans." Elie is a friend of Bayou Bakery Chef David Gaus, according to a news release. Both are New Orleans natives.
The event will feature specialty priced offerings from the cookbook and other items. Copies of the book will be available for $30.
"Treme" is an HBO drama set in post-Katrina New Orleans and recently launched its final season.
Elie is a former New Orleans' Times-Picayune news desk columnist whose work appears in numerous publications, including "Oxford American."
The recipe book features more than 100 heritage and contemporary recipes, accompanied by photographs, from the HBO series. The book "is a celebration of the eclectic and inventive culinary spirit of post-Katrin New Orleans," according to a news release. It features recipes by many of the chefs who have made guests appearances on the show.
The event is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Bayou Bakery in Arlington's Courthouse community.