FOOD & DRINK

Cook books, recipe books, cocktails, beer, food theory, food politics and more. For boozers, omnivores, carnivores, vegetarians and vegans.

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  1. A Bone To Pick

    A Bone to Pick: The good and bad news about food, with wisdom and advice on diets, food safety, GMOs, farming, and more

    $26.95

    Since his New York Times op-ed column debuted in 2011, Mark Bittman has emerged as one of our most impassioned and opinionated observers of the food landscape. Learn More
  2. Baltimore Chef's Table

    Baltimore Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes From Charm City And The Surrounding Counties

    $24.95

    In the midst of recent growth and downtown development, Baltimore is breaking away from its culinary stereotypes and emerging as city that is attracting some extraordinary restaurants and talented chefs. Learn More
  3. Behind the Kitchen Door

    Behind the Kitchen Door

    $21.95

    How do restaurant workers live on some of the lowest wages in America? And how do poor working conditions-discriminatory labor practices, exploitation, and unsanitary kitchens-affect the meals that arrive at our restaurant tables? Learn More
  4. Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts

    Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts: The Recipes of Del Posto’s James Beard Award–Winning Pastry Chef

    $29.95

    A dessert cookbook and portrait of an unconventional dessert maker. Learn More
  5. Cheddar

    Cheddar: A Journey to the Heart of America's Most Iconic Cheese

    $25.00

    And what it can tell us about our history, cultural identity, and food politics. Learn More
  6. Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal

    Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front

    $23.00

    Drawing upon 40 years’ experience as an ecological farmer and marketer, Joel Salatin explains with humor and passion why Americans do not have the freedom to choose the food they purchase and eat. Learn More
  7. Ferran

    Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food

    $28.00

    The first-ever biography of Ferran Adrià, the chef behind Spain's renowned El Bulli restaurant, by one of the world's foremost food authorities. Learn More
  8. First Bite

    First Bite: How We Learn to Eat

    $27.99

    We do not come into the world with an innate sense of taste and nutrition; as omnivores, we have to learn how and what to eat, how sweet is too sweet, and what food will give us the most energy for the coming day. But how does this education happen? What are the origins of taste? Learn More
  9. Food and the City

    Food and the City: New York's Professional Chefs, Restaurateurs, Line Cooks, Street Vendors, and Purveyors Talk About What They Do and Why They Do It

    $28.00

    An unprecedented behind-the-scenes tour of New York City’s dynamic food culture, as told through the voices of the chefs, line cooks, restaurateurs, waiters, and street vendors who have made this industry their lives. Learn More
  10. Food Rules (hardcover, illustrated edition)

    Food Rules: An Eater's Manual (Illustrated)

    $23.95

    Michael Pollan and Maira Kalman come together to create an enhanced Food Rules for hardcover, now beautifully illustrated and with even more food wisdom. Learn More
  11. Food Trucks

    Food Trucks: Dispatches and Recipes from the Best Kitchens on Wheels

    $20.00

    With food-truck fever sweeping the nation, intrepid journalist Heather Shouse launched a coast-to-coast exploration of street food. In Food Trucks, she gives readers a page-by-page compass for finding the best movable feasts in America. Learn More
  12. Hungry Planet

    Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    $24.95

    On the banks of Mali's Niger River, Soumana Natomo and his family gather for a communal dinner of millet porridge with tamarind juice. Learn More
  13. Lesser Beasts

    Lesser Beasts: A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig

    $27.95

    Unlike other barnyard animals, which pull plows, give eggs or milk, or grow wool, a pig produces only one thing: meat. Learn More
  14. Roadfood

    Roadfood: The Coast-to-Coast Guide to 800 of the Best Barbecue Joints, Lobster Shacks, Ice Cream Parlors, Highway Diners, and Much, Much More

    $21.99

    For road warriors and armchair epicures alike, the seventh edition of Roadfood is the key to finding some of the tastiest treasures in the United States. Learn More
  15. Skirt Steak

    Skirt Steak: Women Chefs on Standing the Heat and Staying in the Kitchen

    $24.95

    In this in-depth, behind-the-scenes tell-all about the lives of women chefs, journalist Charlotte Druckman walks the reader into the world behind the hot line. Learn More
  16. Slice Harvester

    Slice Harvester: A Memoir in Pizza

    $23.00

    Over the course of two years, a twenty-something punk rocker eats a cheese slice from every pizzeria in New York City, gets sober, falls in love, and starts a blog that captures headlines around the world—he is the Slice Harvester, and this is his story. Learn More
  17. The Hundred Year Diet

    The Hundred Year Diet: America's Voracious Appetite for Losing Weight

    $24.99

    A lively cultural history of the American weight loss industry that explores the origins of our obsession with dieting. Learn More
  18. Three Squares

    Three Squares: The Invention Of The American Meal

    $27.99

    We are what we eat, as the saying goes, but we are also how we eat, and when, and where. Learn More
  19. Viva La Pizza!

    Viva la Pizza!: The Art of the Pizza Box

    $22.95

    One of the world’s foremost pizza experts presents more than 100 weird and wild pizza box designs. Learn More
  20. The Wurst of Lucky Peach

    Wurst of Lucky Peach: A Treasury of Encased Meat

    $26.00

    The best in wurst from around the world, with enough sausage-themed stories and pictures stuffed between these two covers to turn anyone into a forcemeat aficionado. Learn More

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