Dale DeGroff is widely regarded as the world’s foremost mixologist. Hailed by the New York Times as "single-handedly responsible for what’s been called the cocktail renaissance," he earned this reputation during his twelve years at the fashionable Promenade Bar in New York City’s Rainbow Room. It was there in 1987 that he not only reintroduced the cocktail menu to the country but also began mixing drinks from scratch, using impeccably fresh ingredients instead of the widespread mixes used at the time. Known especially for crafting unique cocktails, reviving classics, and coaxing superior flavor from his ingredients, DeGroff has selected his 100 essential drinks and 100 of their best variations—including many of his signature cocktails—for this premier mixology guide. Learn More
Described in the 2008 Saveur 100 as "At the top of our bedside reading pile since its inception in 2001," the award-winning Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture is a quarterly feast of truly exceptional writing on food. Learn More
Underground legend Lydia Lunch presents witty and provocative recipes for feeding your friends and lovers nourishing, deeply satisfying food while maintaining a hedonistic downtown lifestyle. Learn More
There’s a whole world of pork to love, as demonstrated in this cookbook devoted to every cut of the hog. Plump sausages sputtering on the grill, thick bacon sizzling in a pan, a juicy pork chop from the oven-pork comes in so many wondrous forms. From grilling and frying to braising and pickling, author Libbie Summers has a special way with pork, taking comfortable old-fashioned dishes and updating them with fun and stylish twists. Learn More
Filled with historical and culinary lore as well as more than 100 recipes, this gourmet celebration of the pig and all its parts is a must-have for every pork fan, bacon-sandwich supporter, and sausage addict. Learn More
It can be difficult to find truly indulgent vegan desserts—especially chocolate. But for the first time, chocolate cakes, brownies, truffles, puddings, ice creams, and more are within reach: dairy-free, organic, fair-trade, and sublime.
At its essence, sushi showcases beautiful, pure seafood or vegetables resting on plump pearls of rice. A Visual Guide to Sushi Making at Home gives you the know-how and confidence of a seasoned sushi chef to create exceptional sashimi and sushi-style dishes in your own kitchen through more than 75 delicious, accessible recipes.