Food Writing

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DINNER WITH THE PRESIDENT: FOOD, POLITICS, AND A HISTORY OF BREAKING BREAD AT THE WHITE HOUSE

Written by Prud'homme, Alex
A wonderfully entertaining, often surprising history of presidential taste, from the grim meals eaten by Washington and his starving troops at Valley Forge to Trump's fast-food burgers and Biden's ice cream--what they ate, why they ate it, and what it tells us about the state of the nation--from the coauthor of Julia Child's best-selling memoir My Life in France The American pres
February 7, 2023 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$35.00
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EGG: A DOZEN OVATURES

Written by Stark, Lizzie
Lizzie Stark takes readers on a witty, revealing, and delightful journey through the natural and cultural history of the egg, exploring its deep symbolism, innumerable uses, and metabolic importance in twelve dazzling specimens. From Mali to Finland, Stark looks at cultures that find the world's origins in an egg.
March 28, 2023 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 288 Pages |
$28.00
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KITCHEN WHISPERERS: COOKING WITH THE WISDOM OF OUR FRIENDS

Written by Kalins, Dorothy
A beautifully written tribute to the people who teach us to cook and guide our hands in the kitchen, by a founding editor of Saveur.
September 6, 2022 | Paperback | William Morrow & Company |
$17.99
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YOUR TABLE IS READY: TALES OF A NEW YORK CITY MAÎTRE D'

Written by Cecchi-Azzolina, Michael
A front-of-the-house Kitchen Confidential from a career maître d'hotel who manned the front of the room in New York City's hottest and most in-demand restaurants.
December 6, 2022 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press |
$29.99
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SERENDIPITY: A HISTORY OF ACCIDENTAL CULINARY DISCOVERIES

Written by Farinetti, Oscar
Eataly founder Oscar Farinetti reveals the accidental, serendipitous discoveries that gave birth to some of the world's most well-known gastronomic delights.Did you know that your morning coffee could be thanks to a herd of energetic goats? Or that a forgotten ingredient is behind the invention of the beloved brownie? Who got the fright of their life discovering corn could pop?
November 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Apollo Publishers | 304 Pages |
$24.99
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WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT DUMPLINGS

Nearly every culture has a variation on the dumpling: histories, treatises, family legends, and recipes about the world's favorite lump of carbs
October 18, 2022 | Paperback | Coach House Books | 232 Pages |
$17.95
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HOLY FOOD: HOW CULTS, COMMUNES, AND RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS INFLUENCED WHAT WE EAT--AN AMERICAN HISTORY

Written by Ward, Christina
Does God have a recipe?Holy Food explores the influence of religiousbeliefs from mainstream to fringe on modern American food culture. AuthorChristina Ward unravels the numerous ways religious beliefs intersect withpolitics and economics and, of course, food to tell a different story of
January 17, 2023 | Paperback | Process |
$27.95
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SLOW COOKED: AN UNEXPECTED LIFE IN FOOD POLITICSVOLUME 78

Written by Nestle, Marion
Marion Nestle reflects on her late-in-life career as a world-renowned food politics expert, public health advocate, and a founder of the field of food studies after facing decades of low expectations. In this engrossing memoir, Marion Nestle reflects on how she achieved late-in-life success as a leading advocate for healthier and more sustainable diets.
October 4, 2022 | Hardcover | University of California Press |
$29.95
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COD: A GLOBAL HISTORY

Written by Townsend, Elisabeth
From Viking fisheries to Portuguese bacalao and beyond, a delectable and informative journey through cod fact, cuisine, and lore. This is the first culinary history of a truly remarkable fish. Elisabeth Townsend follows cod around the globe, showing how its pursuit began with the Vikings, and exploring its influence on human affairs ever since.
December 5, 2022 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books |
$19.95
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DINNER IN ROME: A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN ONE MEAL

Written by Viestad, Andreas
With a celebrated food writer as host, a delectable history of Roman cuisine and the world--served one dish at a time. "There is more history in a bowl of pasta than in the Colosseum," writes Andreas Viestad in Dinner in Rome. From the table of a classic Roman restaurant, Viestad takes us on a fascinating culinary exploration of the Eternal City and global civilization.
November 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books |
$22.50

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