Food Writing

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MY PLACE AT THE TABLE: A RECIPE FOR A DELICIOUS LIFE IN PARIS

Written by Lobrano, Alexander
In this debut memoir, a James Beard Award-winning writer, whose childhood idea of fine dining was Howard Johnson's, tells how he became one of Paris's most influential food critics Until Alec Lobrano landed a job in the glamorous Paris office of Women's Wear Daily, his main experience of French cuisine was the occasional supermarket éclair.
June 1, 2021 | Hardcover | Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt |
$27.00
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DELICIOUS: THE EVOLUTION OF FLAVOR AND HOW IT MADE US HUMAN

Written by Sanchez, Monica
A savory account of how the pursuit of delicious foods shaped human evolution Nature, it has been said, invites us to eat by appetite and rewards by flavor. But what exactly are flavors? Why are some so pleasing while others are not? Delicious is a supremely entertaining foray into the heart of such questions.
March 23, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$27.95
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FINDING FREEDOM: A COOK'S STORY; REMAKING A LIFE FROM SCRATCH

Written by French, Erin
From Erin French, owner of the critically acclaimed The Lost Kitchen, a TIME world dining destination, a life-affirming memoir about survival, renewal, and finding a community to lift her up Long before The Lost Kitchen became a world dining destination with every seating filled the day the reservation book opens each spring, Erin French was a girl roaming barefoot on a 25-acr
April 6, 2021 | Hardcover | Celadon Books | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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DIRT: ADVENTURES IN LYON AS A CHEF IN TRAINING, FATHER, AND SLEUTH LOOKING FOR THE SECRET OF FRENCH COOKING

Written by Buford, Bill
What does it take to master French cooking? This is the question that drives Bill Buford to abandon his perfectly happy life in New York City and pack up and (with a wife and three-year-old twin sons in tow) move to Lyon, the so-called gastronomic capital of France.
March 30, 2021 | PB | Vintage |
$17.00
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SAVOIR-FAIRE: A HISTORY OF FOOD IN FRANCE

Written by Tebben, Maryann
Savoir-Faire is a comprehensive account of France's rich culinary history, which is not only full of tales of haute cuisine, but seasoned with myths and stories from a wide variety of times and places--from snail hunting in Burgundy to female chefs in Lyon, and from cheese appreciation in Roman Gaul to bread debates from the Middle Ages to the present.
November 22, 2020 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 344 Pages |
$39.00
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NEW RULES OF CHEESE: A FREEWHEELING AND INFORMATIVE GUIDE

Written by Saxelby, Anne
A fun and quirky guide to the essential rules for enjoying cheese
October 20, 2020 | Hardcover | Ten Speed Press | 160 Pages |
$14.99
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BEST AMERICAN FOOD WRITING 2020

Written by López-Alt, J Kenji
The year's top food writing from writers who celebrate the many innovative, comforting, mouthwatering, and culturally rich culinary offerings of our country."These are stories about culture," writes J. Kenji López-Alt in his introduction.
November 3, 2020 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 272 Pages |
$16.99
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ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, JUNK: A HISTORY OF FOOD, FROM SUSTAINABLE TO SUICIDAL

Written by Bittman, Mark
From hunting and gathering to GMOs and ultraprocessed foods, this expansive tour of human history rewrites the story of our species--and points the way to a better future. The history of Homo sapiens is usually told as a story of technology or economics. But there is a more fundamental driver: food.
February 2, 2021 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin |
$28.00
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LET'S ASK MARION: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE POLITICS OF FOOD, NUTRITION, AND HEALTH

Written by Trueman, Kerry
"There is no one better to ask than Marion, who is the leading guide in intelligent, unbiased, independent advice on eating, and has been for decades."--Mark Bittman, author of How to Cook Everything Let's Ask Marion is a savvy and insightful question-and-answer collection that showcases the expertise of food politics powerhouse Marion Nestle in exchanges with enviro
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | University of California Press |
$16.95
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BOOK OF EATING: ADVENTURES IN PROFESSIONAL GLUTTONY

Written by Platt, Adam
A wildly hilarious and irreverent memoir of a globe-trotting life lived meal-to-meal by one of our most influential and respected food critics
November 3, 2020 | Paperback | Ecco Press | 272 Pages |
$17.99

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