Food Writing

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  • 1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die: A Food Lover's Life List

    By Mimi Sheraton

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780761141686
    • Publisher: Workman Publishing
    • Published: January 2015
    Serving up more than 500 full-color photographs, a highly opinionated veteran food writer and former restaurant critic for The New York Times reveals the best cuisines around the world and the tastes, ingredients, dishes and restaurants that every reader should experience and dream about. Original.
  • 100 Million Years of Food: What Our Ancestors Ate and Why It Matters Today

    By Stephen Le

    Our Price: $16.20
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781250117885
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: January 2018
  • 100 Million Years of Food: What Our Ancestors Ate and Why It Matters Today

    By Stephen Le

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781250050410
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: February 2016
    An exploration of how diet influences how we live shares cautionary messages about denying humanity's complicated evolutionary history with food, clarifying common misperceptions while surveying how world cultures are combining traditional and modern approaches to eating.
  • 1001 Foods You Must Taste Before You Die

    By Frances Case

    Our Price: $36.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780789315922
    • Publisher: Universe
    • Published: 2008
    A culinary tour of top-selected delicacies from around the world shares expert advice on how to eat like a local and includes recommendations for a variety of occasions from romantic dinners to must-taste vacation experiences, in an anecdotal reference that is organized in accordance with food type. 40,000 first printing.
  • 32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line

    By Eric Ripert

    Our Price: $14.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780812992984
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: May 2016
    The chef and co-owner of the New York restaurant Le Bernardin and a regular guest judge on Bravo's Top Chef shares how the events from his childhood prompted him to learn to cook and find happiness as he was finally able to share his lifelong love of food with other people.
  • 32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line

    By Eric Ripert

    Our Price: $8.00 - $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812983067
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: March 2017
  • The 50 Greatest Beers of the World

    By Tim Hampson

    Our Price: $14.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781785781094
    • Publisher: Icon Books
  • 52 Loaves: A Half-Baked Adventure

    By William Alexander

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781616200503
    • Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
    • Published: October 2011
    Charts the author's attempts to bake the perfect loaf of bread, including growing, harvesting, and milling his own wheat.
  • 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement

    By Jane Ziegelman

    Our Price: $13.49
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780061288517
    • Publisher: Harper
    • Published: May 2011
    Jane Ziegelman explores the culinary life that was the heart and soul of New York’s Lower East Side around the turn of the century – a city within a city, where Germans, Irish, Italians, and Eastern European Jews attempted to forge a new life. Through the experiences of five families, all of them residents of 97 Orchard Street, Ziegelman takes readers on a vivid and unforgettable tour, from impossibly cramped tenement apartments, down dimly lit stairwells, beyond the front stoops, where housewives congregated, and out into the hubbub of the dirty, teeming streets. Notes, Bibliography, Index. Illus., b&w photos. 253p.
  • 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement

    By Jane Ziegelman

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780061288500
    • Publisher: Smithsonian Books
    • Published: 2010
    In her book '97 Orchard,' author Jane Ziegelman delves into the wide array of culinary traditions that culminated in New York's Lower East Side at the turn of the twentieth century. In particular, she chronicles five families, all of whom were residents of 97 Orchard Street. In great detail, Ziegelman describes the day-to-day lives of these residents and the cultural and ethnic traditions they bring to the table. Ziegelman also steps back and considers the larger trends in food and cooking, including a look at: the German breweries along the Bowery, the Russian tea parlors, the Romanian nightclubs, the Italian peddlers, and the kosher delights. Illus.
  • Accounting for Taste : The Triumph of French Cuisine

    By Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson

    Our Price: $33.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780226243245
    • Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS
    • Published: December 2006
    Chronicles the tasty culinary accidents that led to the creation of French cuisine, focusing on people, places, and institutions that connect the cuisine to France, and drawing on sources such as interviews with chefs and novels of Balzac.
  • Accounting for Taste : The Triumph of French Cuisine

    By Priscilla Ferguson

    Our Price: $28.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780226243238
    • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
    • Published: July 2004
    French cuisine is such a staple in our understanding of fine food that we forget the accidents of history that led to its creation. Luckily for gastronomes & gourmands everywhere, Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson here brings those 'accidents' to the surface, showing the rich & intriguing cultural process behind the transformation of the food of France into French cuisine. This book focuses on the people, places, & institutions that have made this cuisine what it is today: a privileged vehicle for national identity, a model of cultural ascendancy, & a pivotal site where practice & performance intersect.
  • Alice Waters and Chez Panisse: The Romantic, Impractical, Often Eccentric, Ultimately Brilliant Making of a Food Revolution

    By Thomas McNamee

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143113089
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: February 2008
    Based on unprecedented access to a Francophile named Alice Waters and her inner circle, this authorized biography offers an intimate portrait ofthe maverick who re-educated the American palate, introducing cappucciono, croissant, goat cheese, mesclun and much more. Viva Chez Panisse! List of Interviews, Bibliography, Index. B&W illus. 380p.
  • Alice, Let's Eat: Further Adventures of a Happy Eater

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $6.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812978063
    • Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
    • Published: 2007
    Across time zones and cultures, and often with his wife, Alice, at his side, Trillin shares his triumphs in the art of culinary discovery, including Dungeness crabs in California, barbecued mutton in Kentucky, latkes inLondon, blaff d'oursins in martinque, and a $33 picnic on a no-frills flight to Miami. His eating companions include Edgett Smith, the man with the Naugahyde palate; and Trillin's own six-year-old daughter, Sarah, who refuses to enter a Chinese restaurant unless she is carrying a bagel! The classic American humorist in hungry pursuit! 182p.
  • All or Nothing: One Chef's Appetite for the Extreme

    By Jesse Schenker

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780062339300
    • Publisher: It Books
    • Published: September 2014
    "Part Kitchen Confidential part Breaking Bad, a culinary memoir exploring the highs and lows of addiction, anxiety, and ambition in the world of haute cuisine"--

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