Food Writing

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NOTES FROM A YOUNG BLACK CHEF: A MEMOIR

Written by Onwuachi, Kwame
"Kwame Onwuachi's story shines a light on food and culture not just in American restaurants or African American communities but around the world." --Questlove By the time he was twenty-seven years old, Kwame Onwuachi (winner of the 2019 James Beard Foundation Award for Rising Star Chef of the Year) had opened--and closed--one of the most talked about restaurants in America.
March 31, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage | 288 Pages |
$16.95
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ONION IN MY POCKET: MY LIFE WITH VEGETABLES

Written by Madison, Deborah
From the author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone ("The Queen of Greens" --The Washington Post)--a warm, bracingly honest memoir that also gives us an insider's look at the vegetarian movement. Thanks to her beloved cookbooks and groundbreaking work as the chef at Greens Restaurant in San Francisco, Deborah Madison, though not a vegetarian herself, has long been revered a
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 320 Pages |
$26.95
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BE MY GUEST: REFLECTIONS ON FOOD, COMMUNITY, AND THE MEANING OF GENEROSITY

Written by Basil, Priya
A thought-provoking meditation on food, family, identity, immigration, and, most of all, hospitality--at the table and beyond--that's part food memoir, part appeal for more authentic decency in our daily worlds, and in the world at large. Be My Guest is an utterly unique, deeply personal meditation on what it means to tend to others and to ourselves--and how the two things work h
April 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 144 Pages |
$20.00
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ALWAYS HOME: A DAUGHTER'S RECIPES & STORIES: FOREWORD BY ALICE WATERS

Written by Singer, Fanny
A cookbook and culinary memoir about growing up as the daughter of revered chef/restaurateur Alice Waters: a story of food, family, and the need for beauty in all aspects of life. In this extraordinarily intimate portrait of her mother--and herself--Fanny Singer, daughter of food icon and activist Alice Waters, chronicles a unique world of food, wine, and travel; a world filled with col
March 31, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 336 Pages |
$35.00
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F*CK THAT'S HOT: A SPICY GUIDE TO UPPING THE HEAT IN THE KITCHEN

Written by Law, Billy
This irreverent cookbook features seventy spicy recipes that will blow your f*cking head right off. We recommend having some palliative milk at the ready. This cookbook ain't f*cking around--these recipes are seriously spicy and not for the faint of heart (or, for that matter, the faint of stomach).
March 24, 2020 | Hardcover | Smith Street Books | 192 Pages |
$24.95
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MEXICAN STREET FOOD: TACOS, BURRITOS, CHICHARR?N, TOSTADAS, QUESADILLAS & MORE

Written by Cienfuegos, Rosa
Mexican street food is one of the world's most diverse and delicious cuisines--dive in with this beautifully packaged book. This high-design cookbook is a work of culinary and cultural art, overflowing with accessible recipes from the streets of Mexico.
May 19, 2020 | Hardcover | Smith Street Books | 224 Pages |
$27.50
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HIGH TEA: CANNABIS CAKES, TARTS & BAKES

Written by Isaiou, Diana
It's legal and regal--time to make some classy baked goods that can get you baked. Because everyone loves sugar, and (nearly) everyone loves cannabis. This beautifully photographed cookbook celebrates a British-style high tea--where all the delightful snacks are laden with cannabis.
April 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Smith Street Books | 128 Pages |
$19.95
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PRIMAL CUTS: COOKING WITH AMERICA'S BEST BUTCHERS

Written by Guggiana, Marissa
Butchery was nearly a dead art, until a recent renaissance turned progressive meat cutters into culinary cult idols. Inspired by a locally driven, nose-to-tail approach to butchery, this new wave of meat mavens is redefining the way we buy and cook our beef, pork, fowl, and game.
March 3, 2020 | Paperback | Rizzoli International Publications | 288 Pages |
$12.98
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EAT YOUR WORDS: THE DEFINITIVE DICTIONARY FOR THE DISCERNING DINER

Written by Convery, Paul
The Comprehensive Etymology of EatingEat Your Words is a gloriously gluttonous glossary of all things grub and gastronomy: It's a true treat for anyone who loves language as much as they love food.
December 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Mango | 364 Pages |
$19.95
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HOW TO FEED A DICTATOR: SADDAM HUSSEIN, IDI AMIN, ENVER HOXHA, FIDEL CASTRO, AND POL POT THROUGH THE EYES OF THEIR COOKS

Written by Szablowski, Witold
A chilling look from within the kitchen at the appetites of five of the twentieth century's most infamous dictators, by the acclaimed author of Dancing Bears What was Pol Pot eating while two million Cambodians were dying of hunger? Did Idi Amin really eat human flesh? And why was Fidel Castro obsessed with one particular cow?
April 28, 2020 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 272 Pages |
$17.00

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