When Lars Thorvald s wife, Cynthia, falls in love with wine and a dashing sommelier he s left to raise their baby, Eva, on his own He s determined to pass on his love of food to his daughter starting with pur ed pork shoulder As Eva grows, she finds her solace and salvation in the flavors of
By the time he was twenty seven, Kwame Onwuachi had competed on Top Chef, cooked at the White House, and opened and closed one of the most talked about restaurants in America In this inspiring memoir, he shares the remarkable story of his culinary coming of age Growing up in the Bronx and Nigeria
A singular, powerfully expressive debut memoir that traces one chef s struggle to find her place and what happens once she does 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 Her
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.
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
The long awaited memoir from cultural icon and culinary standard bearer Alice Waters recalls the circuitous road and tumultuous times leading to the opening of what is arguably America s most influential restaurant When Alice Waters opened the doors of her little French restaurant in Berkeley,
At no point in history have edible items been so easy to obtain Humans have always gone out and gathered food, but never before has it been so simple for us to gather anything we want, whenever and wherever we want it, from sachets of squid ink to strawberries in winter Why does it no longer seem
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Hailed by Anthony Bourdain as heartbreaking, horrifying, poignant, and inspiring, 32 Yolks is the brave and affecting coming of age story about the making of a French chef, from the culinary icon behind the renowned New York City restaurant Le Bernardin NAMED ONE OF
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 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
Bestselling author and world renowned chef David Lebovitz continues to mine the rich subject of his evolving ex Pat life in Paris, using his perplexing experiences in apartment renovation as a launching point for stories about French culture, food, and what it means to revamp one s life Includes
When Isabel meets Edward, both are at a crossroads he wants to follow his late wife to the grave, and she is ready to give up on love Thinking she is merely helping Edwards daughter who lives far away and has asked her to check in on her nonagenarian dad in New York Isabel has no idea that the
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.
The compulsively readable memoir of a woman at warwith herself, with her body, and with foodwhile working her way through the underbelly of New York Citys glamorous culinary scene Hannah Howard is a Columbia University freshman when she lands a hostess job at Picholine, a Michelin starred