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Franklin BBQ Show Launches Crowdfunding; Toronto's Cookbook Store Reincarnated

Plus, an exhibit about the fries of New York.

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AUSTIN— Aaron Franklin, pitboss of the line-inducting Franklin's BBQ, has taken to crowdfunding to help raise money for a second season of his web series, BBQ with Franklin. Eater Austin reports Franklin and local PBS station KLRU are seeking $20,000 to help complete post-production on season two, promising future episodes about "beef ribs and many other nerdy barbecue tidbits." Franklin's previously announced PBS show is still in the works. [EATX]

TORONTO— Toronto's iconic Cookbook Store, which closed in March 2014 to make way for condo development, will be reborn as a capsule shop inside Toronto's downtown culinary market All The Best Fine Foods. Cookbook Store owner Alison Fryer, who ran the shop for 31 years, will curate a section of the store renamed All The Best Cookbooks, while many of the CS's classes, readings, and events will find a new home inside All The Best Fine Foods. More information here. [CBCNews]

NEW YORK CITY— Ketchup brand Sir Kensington's is hosting a two-day exhibitcompletely dedicated to the French fry. Fries of New York collects actual French-fry specimens from restaurants around NYC, placing them on non-edible display November 7 and 8. More information here. [EaterWire]

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