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Book Deals: Philadelphia's V Street, New York City's Dumpling Galaxy

Plus a book on Julia Child's kitchen design.

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Here are your Thursday morning book deals. According to Publishers Marketplace, Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby — the team behind lauded Philadelphia vegan restaurant Vedge — are writing a second cookbook. Called V Street, after their newest Philadelphia restaurant, the book will feature "100 globe-hopping plates on the cutting edge of vegetable cooking," from the restaurant-cum-street-food bar. It will be published by William Morrow and no release date has been given yet.

Culinary icon Julia Child's longtime food photographer Jim Scherer is teaming up with architect Pamela Heyne to write a book that will published by ForeEdge. Though it is currently untitled, the book will cover "Child's kitchen design and lifestyle concepts" and will reveal what materials and equipment Child was partial to. Publishers Marketplace writes that there will also be architectural drawings, photographs, and "practical advice." The book is slated to hit shelves in fall 2016.

Dumpling lovers rejoice: There is a dumpling-centric book hitting shelves in spring 2017. Helen You — the owner of Queens, New York restaurant Dumpling Galaxy — has landed a deal with Clarkson Potter. Titled The Dumpling Galaxy Cookbook, it will include dumpling recipes "for classic and unexpected flavors" as well recipes for "dim-sum like" dishes to serve alongside the dumplings, notes Publishers Marketplace.

James Beard Award winners Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton have landed another cookbook deal. The duo is responsible for the Canal House series of cookbooks, and the next one is titled Canal House Kitchen Basics. Publishers Marketplace notes that it will cover a "repertoire of modern classic recipes and essential wisdom for home cooks" through step-by-step photographs. The book will be published by Little, Brown, and there is no information regarding a release date.

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