Food writer and former Westport resident Alexander Lobrano will speak about his books, "Hungry for Paris" and "Hungry for France," on Wednesday at the Westport Library. Lobrano's books are an insider's culinary tours of some of the best restaurants in Paris and throughout France.

Lobrano was the original editor of Zagat's "Paris Survey" and the founding editor of "The Time Out Guide to Eating & Drinking in Paris." He has won several James Beard awards for food writing and is a contributing editor at Saveur magazine. He has also held editorial positions at Gourmet, People, W, Departures, the London Observer and Travel & Leisure.

Books will be available for purchase and signing at the 7 p.m. program, which is free and co-sponsored by the Westport Library's French Language Group.

For more information, visit or call 203-291-4800.