Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste

For readers of Anthony Bourdain, Susan Orlean, and Mary Roach, a surprising, entertaining and hilarious journey through the world of wine Like many of us, tech reporter Bianca Bosker saw wine as a way to unwind at the end of a long day, or a nice thing to have with dinner and that was about it.

The Best American Food Writing 2019 (The Best American Series ®)

James Beard Award winner Samin Nosrat collects the years finest writing about food and drink Good food writing evokes the senses, writes Samin Nosrat, best selling author of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat and star of the Netflix adaptation of the book It makes us consider divergent viewpoints It makes us

Ritz and Escoffier: The Hotelier, the Chef, and the Rise of the Leisure Class

Luke Barr explores the advent of the luxe life through the saga of hotelier Cesar Ritz and chef Auguste Escoffier, whose partnership brought us not only the adjective ritzy, itself no small testament, but also such once novel phenomena as hotel rooms with their own bathrooms, and innovative

The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats

The true adventures of David Fairchild, a late nineteenth century food explorer who traveled the globe and introduced diverse crops like avocados, mangoes, seedless grapes and thousands to the American plate In the nineteenth century, American meals were about subsistence, not enjoyment But

I'll Have What She's Having: My Adventures in Celebrity Dieting

A hilarious look at the eating habits of the fit and famous from Gwyneth s goji berry and quail egg concoctions to Jackie Kennedy s baked potato and Beluga caviar regimen Rebecca Harrington leaves no cabbage soup unstirred in her wickedly funny, wildly absurd quest to diet like the stars.