Food Writing

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MEALS MATTER: A RADICAL ECONOMICS THROUGH GASTRONOMY

Written by Symons, Michael
Until the early nineteenth century, political philosophy and economics were dining companions. Both took up fundamental questions of how we should feed one another. But with the rise of corporate capitalism, modern economics lost sight of its primary task and turned away from the complexities of real people's sustenance in favor of the single-minded pursuit of money.
June 2, 2020 | Hardcover | Columbia University Press | 376 Pages |
$35.00
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ONLY IN TOKYO: TWO CHEFS, 24 HOURS, THE ULTIMATE FOOD CITY

Written by Burgess, Luke
A compelling and rare window on this exciting food city through the lens of chefs and Japanophiles Michael Ryan and Luke Burgess. Join intrepid chefs Michael Ryan and Luke Burgess on the best sort of culinary adventure--one that could happen only in Tokyo.
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Hardie Grant Books | 224 Pages |
$29.99
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RESTAURANT: A 2,000-YEAR HISTORY OF DINING OUT

Written by Sitwell, William
Award-winning food critic and writer William Sitwell chronicles the fascinating global history of dining out, from the Roman wine taverns of ancient Pompeii to today's high-tech molecular gastronomy. Have you ever wondered where the first coffee shop sprung up, or when the sushi conveyor belt was invented?
April 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Diversion Books | 272 Pages |
$30.00
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JAY RAYNER'S LAST SUPPER

Written by Rayner, Jay
You're about to die. What would your final meal be? This question has long troubled Jay Rayner. As a man more obsessed with his lunch than is strictly necessary, the idea of a showpiece last supper is a tantalizing prospect. But wouldn't knowledge of your imminent demise ruin your appetite? So, Jay decided to cheat death.
March 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Faber & Faber | 304 Pages |
$22.95
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GARLIC, MINT, & SWEET BASIL

Written by Izzo, Jean-Claude
"Evocative . . . A paean to the life, cities and food of the Mediterranean . . . His essays . . . reveal a man of deep feeling and humanity" (The Guardian). A short sublime book on the three things dearest to Jean-Claude Izzo's heart: his native Marseilles, the sea in all its splendor, and Mediterranean noir--the literary genre his books helped to found.
July 14, 2020 | Paperback | Europa Compass | 128 Pages |
$14.00
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BURN THE PLACE: A MEMOIR

Written by Regan, Iliana
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD A singular, powerfully expressive debut memoir that traces one chef's struggle to find her place. Burn the Place is a galvanizing memoir that chronicles Iliana Regan's journey from foraging on the family farm to running her Michelin-starred restaurant, Elizabeth.
June 9, 2020 | Paperback | Agate Midway | 250 Pages |
$18.00
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NOTES FROM A YOUNG BLACK CHEF: A MEMOIR

Written by Stein, Joshua David
"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 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.
November 10, 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
November 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 144 Pages |
$19.95
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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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