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7-8 pm. Notes on a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love & Manic Depression. Notes on a Banana has been described as a candid, courageous, and at times laugh-out-loud funny story of family, food, mental illness, and sexual identity. David Leite is a food writer, cookbook author, and web publisher. In 2006, he had the distinction of being the first winner of a James Beard Award for a website, a feat he repeated in 2007. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Saveur, Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Pastry, Men's Health, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Sun-Times, and the Washington Post. He has also appeared on Beat Bobby Flay and The Today Show.