FOOD LIT

Chef bios, food histories, culinary theories, reviews, and general food writing and literature.

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  1. What Did You Eat Yesterday Vol. 9

    What Did You Eat Yesterday Volume 9

    $12.95

    A hard-working middle-aged gay couple in Tokyo come to enjoy the finer moments of life through food. Learn More
  2. Waiter Rant

    Waiter Rant: Thanks For The Tip--Confessions Of A Cynical Waiter

    $14.99

    According to The Waiter, eighty percent of customers are nice people just looking for something to eat. The remaining twenty percent, however, are socially maladjusted psychopaths. Learn More
  3. Urban Pantry

    Urban Pantry: Tips and Recipes for a Thrifty, Sustainable and Seasonal Kitchen

    $19.95

    Urban Pantry is a smart, concise guide to creating a full and delicious larder in your own home. It covers kitchen essentials, like what basics to keep on hand for quick, tasty meals without a trip to the store, and features recipes that adapt old-fashioned pantry cooking for a modern audience. Learn More
  4. Their Last Suppers

    Their Last Suppers: Legends of History and Their Final Meals

    $19.99

    Did you know that Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian and his longtime private chef was Jewish? What dish played an integral role in Marilyn Monroe's unsuccessful bid to woo back Bobby Kennedy? Part historical narrative and part grilling guide and cookbook, Andrew Caldwell's Their Last Suppers: Legends of History and Their Final Meals guides history buffs and gourmands alike through gastronomically inspired biographical accounts of more than 20 legendary personalities. Learn More
  5. The Sexual Politics of Meat

    The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory (20th Anniversary Edition)

    $19.95

    20th Anniversary Edition includes a new preface by the author, a foreword by Nellie McKay, and eight pages of recent examples that illustrate Adams' argument. Learn More
  6. The Pleasures of the Table

    The Pleasures of the Table

    $12.00

    Epicure and gourmand Brillat-Savarin was one of the most influential food writers of all time. Learn More
  7. The Omnivore's Dilemma

    The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

    $16.00

    What should we have for dinner? To one degree or another this simple question assails any creature faced with a wide choice of things to eat. Anthropologists call it the omnivore's dilemma. Learn More
  8. The Nasty Bits

    The Nasty Bits: Collected Varietal Cuts, Usable Trim, Scraps And Bones

    $15.95

    The good, the bad, and the ugly, served up Bourdain-style. Learn More
  9. The Little Book of Shocking Food Facts

    The Little Book of Shocking Food Facts

    $14.95

    More than half of supermarket multi-buy promotions are for high-fat or high-sugar foods, despite the fact that health advice dictates that these should not make up more than seven percent of our diet. Learn More
  10. The Food of a Younger Land

    The Food of a Younger Land

    $16.00

    A portrait of American food--before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal regional, and traditional--from the lost WPA files. A remarkable portrait of American food before World War II, presented by the author of Cod and Salt. Learn More
  11. Tender At The Bone

    Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table

    $16.00

    At an early age, Ruth Reichl discovered that "food could be a way of making sense of the world. . . . If you watched people as they ate, you could find out who they were." Learn More
  12. Tastemakers (paperback)
  13. Stuffed And Starved

    Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System

    $19.95

    It’s a perverse fact of modern life: There are more starving people in the world than ever before, while there are also more people who are overweight. Learn More
  14. Sayonara, Mr. Fatty!

    Sayonara, Mr. Fatty!

    $14.95

    In this uplifting memoir, famous Japanese pop culture “King of the Geeks” Toshio Okada tells of the diet and lifestyle changes he made in his fight against obesity, and how his public perception dramatically improved as a result of his healthier appearance. Learn More
  15. Rapper's Delight

    Rapper's Delight: The Hip Hop Cookbook

    $15.95

    Rapper’s Delight: The Hip Hop Cookbook features thirty recipes inspired by your favourite Hip Hop artists of today and yesteryear. Learn More
  16. Organic Manifesto

    Organic Manifesto: How Organic Food Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe

    $14.99

    Drawing on findings from leading health researchers as well as conversations with both chemical and organic farmers from coast to coast, Maria Rodale's Organic Manifesto irrefutably outlines the unacceptably high cost of chemical farming on our health and our environment. Learn More
  17. Medium Raw (trade paperback edition)

    Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook

    $15.99

    The long-awaited follow-up to Kitchen Confidential. Learn More
  18. Meal Deal with the Devil!!

    Meal Deal with the Devil!!

    $19.95

    Parodying children’s read along books and songs, this storybook and CD set combines detailed, full-color comics with rock music to tell twisted tales. Learn More
  19. Manifestos On The Future Of Food And Seed

    Manifestos On The Future Of Food And Seed

    $10.00

    Manifestos on the Future of Food and Seed is a short, pocket-sized collection that goes to the heart of our existence - what we eat and how we grow it. Learn More
  20. Lucky Peach #9

    Lucky Peach #9

    $12.00

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    A Quarterly Journal of Food And Writing. Learn More
  21. Lucky Peach #8

    Lucky Peach #8

    $12.00

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    Lucky Peach #8 is the Gender issue. Learn More
  22. Lucky Peach #7

    Lucky Peach #7

    $12.00

    The Travel Issue. Learn More
  23. Lucky Peach #6

    Lucky Peach #6

    $12.00

    Lucky Peach is a journal of food writing, published on a quarterly basis by McSweeney’s. It is a creation of David Chang, the James Beard Award–winning chef behind the Momofuku restaurants in New York, Momofuku cookbook cowriter Peter Meehan, and Zero Point Zero Production—producers of the Travel Channel’s Emmy Award–winning Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. Learn More
  24. Lucky Peach #5

    Lucky Peach #5

    $12.00

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    Lucky Peach is a journal of food writing, published on a quarterly basis by McSweeney’s. It is a creation of David Chang, the James Beard Award–winning chef behind the Momofuku restaurants in New York, Momofuku cookbook cowriter Peter Meehan, and Zero Point Zero Production—producers of the Travel Channel’s Emmy Award–winning Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. Learn More
  25. Lucky Peach #4

    Lucky Peach #4

    $12.00

    Lucky Peach is a journal of food writing, published on a quarterly basis by McSweeney’s. It is a creation of David Chang, the James Beard Award–winning chef behind the Momofuku restaurants in New York, Momofuku cookbook cowriter Peter Meehan, and Zero Point Zero Production—producers of the Travel Channel’s Emmy Award–winning Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. Learn More

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