Food Writing

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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 gâteau.
June 6, 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 | 272 Pages |
$26.00
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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, the extraordinary rise of one man, a nation and America's favorite snack. Before the gut-busting eating contests and franchise stores across the country, there was a single man, Nathan Handwerker.
May 2, 2017 | Paperback | Flatiron Books | 320 Pages |
$17.99
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GLUTEN EXPOSED: THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE HYPE AND HOW TO NAVIGATE TO A HEALTHY, SYMPTOM-FREE LIFE

Written by Jones, Rory
Gluten Exposed is the one book you should read if you are on a gluten-free diet or plan to go gluten-free. In this comprehensive guide, Dr. Peter H.R.
August 29, 2017 | Paperback | William Morrow & Company | 384 Pages |
$16.99
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ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MIRACLE - TENTH ANNIVERSARY EDITION: A YEAR OF FOOD LIFE

Written by Kingsolver, Lily Hopp
A beautiful deluxe trade paperback edition celebrating the 10th anniversary of Barbara Kingsolver's New York Times bestseller, which describes her family's adventure as they move to a farm in southern Appalachia and realign their lives with the local food chain.
May 2, 2017 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 432 Pages |
$16.99
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FINDING THE FLAVORS WE LOST: FROM BREAD TO BOURBON, HOW ARTISANS RECLAIMED AMERICAN FOOD

Written by Kuh, Patric
The multiple-James Beard Award--winning restaurant critic for Los Angeles Magazine delivers an arresting exploration of our cultural demand for "artisanal" foods in a world dominated by corporate agribusiness.
May 2, 2017 | Paperback | Ecco Press | 288 Pages |
$16.99
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HONEY: A GLOBAL HISTORY

Written by Long, Lucy
Whether drizzled into our tea or spread atop our terms of endearment, there's one thing that is always true about honey: it is sweet. As Lucy M. Long shows in this book, while honey is definitely the natural sweetener par excellence, it has a long history in our world as much more, serving in different settings as a food, tonic, medicine, and even preservative.
June 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 176 Pages |
$19.95
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POMEGRANATE: A GLOBAL HISTORY

Written by Stone, Damien
Supple but crunchy, sweet but tart--with its strange construction of seeds filled with delicious garnet juice so vibrant it's hard not think it is some otherworldly blood--no wonder the pomegranate has appealed so much to the human imagination throughout the centuries.
June 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 176 Pages |
$19.95
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SEAWEED: A GLOBAL HISTORY

Written by O'Connor, Kaori
Some might be put off by its texture, aroma, or murky origins, but the fact of the matter is seaweed is one of the oldest human foods on earth. And prepared the right way, it can be absolutely delicious. Long a staple in Asian cuisines, seaweed has emerged on the global market as one of our new superfoods, a natural product that is highly sustainable and extraordinarily nutritious.
June 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 176 Pages |
$19.95
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REFRIGERATOR: THE STORY OF COOL IN THE KITCHEN

Written by Peavitt, Helen
From a late-night snack to a cold beer, there's nothing that whets the appetite quite like the suctioning sound of a refrigerator being opened. In the early 1930s fewer than ten percent of US households had a mechanical refrigerator, but today they are nearly universal, the primary means by which we keep our food and drink fresh.
November 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 208 Pages |
$27.00

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