Two personalities from the TV food world will be visiting the area on Saturday, Dec. 8.

Lidia Bastianich, the author and TV host, will sign copies of her books, including the memoir My American Dream: A Life of Love, Family and Food, at Zallie’s ShopRite of West Deptford from 1 to 3 p.m.

The store will set up stations so customers can sample pasta topped with her signature sauces as well as other products.

Andrew Zimmern, the chef, writer, and TV host, will be the featured guest at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s annual fete, Feast Your Imagination, at the library’s main location, at 1901 Vine St. The event itself, showcasing the Free Library’s Culinary Literacy Center, is sold out, but the after-party (starting at 9:30 p.m.) is still open to the public.

Tickets are available here.