Food Writing

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AT BALTHAZAR: THE NEW YORK BRASSERIE AT THE CENTER OF THE WORLD

Written by Nadelson, Reggie
Explore New York restaurant Balthazar and everything that makes it iconic in this brilliantly revealing book that celebrates the brasserie's twentieth anniversary. Keith McNally, star restauranteur, gave author Reggie Nadelson unprecedented access to his legendary Soho brasserie, its staff, the archives, and the kitchens.
April 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Gallery Books |
$27.00
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UGLY FOOD: OVERLOOKED AND UNDERCOOKED

Written by Wharton, Tim
Why don't we eat more octopus? What about gurnard and other ugly fish? Cheeks and feet are cheap and delicious, but people prefer fillet or chops. What about rabbits and squirrels? Where do all the giblets go? And what's wrong with ugly vegetables?
April 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Hurst & Co. | 288 Pages |
$34.95
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WHAT SHE ATE: SIX REMARKABLE WOMEN AND THE FOOD THAT TELLS THEIR STORIES

Written by Shapiro, Laura
A beloved culinary historian s short takes on six famous women through the lens of food and cooking what they ate and how their attitudes toward food offer surprising new insights into their lives.
July 25, 2017 | Hardcover | Viking |
$27.00
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GASTROPHYSICS: THE NEW SCIENCE OF EATING

Written by Spence, Charles
The science behind a good meal: all the sounds, sights, and tastes that make us like what we're eating and want to eat more.
June 20, 2017 | Hardcover | Viking |
$27.00
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EGG

Written by Walker, Nicole
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.
March 9, 2017 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic | 168 Pages |
$16.95
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50 GREATEST DISHES OF THE WORLD

Written by Steen, James
A knowledgeable and charmingly-written compendium, 50 Dishes features China s banquet-pleasing Peking Duck, Thai green curry and the comforting coq au vin of France. There are servings of Italy s carbonara, the paella of Spain and, of course, Britain s fish and chips. And please save room for Black Forest gateau.
April 11, 2017 | Paperback | Icon Books | 304 Pages |
$14.95
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REALLY BIG LUNCH: MEDITATIONS ON FOOD AND LIFE FROM THE ROVING GOURMAND

Written by Harrison, Jim
"[A] culinary combo plate of Hunter S. Thompson, Ernest Hemingway, Julian Schnabel, and Sam Peckinpah . . . Harrison writes with enough force to make your knees buckle and with infectious zeal that makes you turn the pages hungry for more . . .
March 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Grove Press |
$26.00
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MEXICO: A CULINARY QUEST

Written by Amirsadeghi, Hossein
Chronicling a journey across some of the country's most picturesque states in more than 100 entertaining, informative profiles, Mexico: A Culinary Quest captures the essence and spirit of Mexican food history as well as a wide range of contemporary cooking styles.
June 6, 2017 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 528 Pages |
$60.00
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MOTHER-IN-LAW CURE (ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AS ONLY IN NAPLES): LEARNING TO LIVE AND EAT IN AN ITALIAN FAMILY

Written by Wilson, Katherine
Full of lighthearted humor, sumptuous food, the wisdom of an Italian mother-in-law, and all the atmosphere of Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels, this warm and witty memoir follows American-born Katherine Wilson on her adventures abroad.
May 2, 2017 | Paperback | Random House Trade | 320 Pages |
$16.00
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FAMOUS NATHAN: A FAMILY SAGA OF CONEY ISLAND, THE AMERICAN DREAM, AND THE SEARCH FOR THE PERFECT HOT DOG

Written by Reavill, Gil
From a Nickel to an Empire
May 2, 2017 | Paperback | Flatiron Books | 320 Pages |
$17.99

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