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Welcome to the online homepage for The Philosopher's Table: How to Start Your Philosophy Dinner Club—Monthly Conversation, Music, and Recipes by Marietta McCarty.

Around the world we go, savoring philosophy, music, and recipes from Japan to Chicago to France --

12 months of dinner gatherings!

Use the menu at the top of this page to navigate the site.

Of Note:


Watch the Marietta's WTVR CBS interview

Marietta was interviewed by Jessica Noll of "Virginia This Morning" in Richmond, VA studio WTVR, channel 6, October 4, 2013, discussing The Philosopher's Table.
Click the photo to view.

Word on the Street.


Or listen to Marietta on Central Virginia National Public Radio

Marietta joined host Tom Graham on Virginia Insight on National Public Radio (NPR) on April 14, 2014, to discuss The Philosopher's Table and to explore getting together to discuss ideas over dinner.
Recording available here.

PLUS - Book Bonuses!

  • Blueprint for an additional month in Mother Russia: "Free As A Bird pdf"
  • 5 Secrets For A Good Conversation: "Secrets pdf"

  • No-Knead 

African Seed Bread (Photo credit: Maria 


    Right: No-Knead African Seed Bread (Photo credit: Maria Ruth).

    Slideshow of foods from the book!

    The Philosopher's Table Food Slideshow!

    Spotify PlaylistPreview the book's music suggestions!

           One song for each month—in this exclusive Spotify list!