FOOD LIT

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

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  1. Dearie

    Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

    $29.95

    It’s rare for someone to emerge in America who can change our attitudes, our beliefs, and our very culture. It’s even rarer when that someone is a middle-aged, six-foot three-inch woman whose first exposure to an unsuspecting public is cooking an omelet on a hot plate on a local TV station. And yet, that’s exactly what Julia Child did. The warble-voiced doyenne of television cookery became an iconic cult figure and joyous rule-breaker as she touched off the food revolution that has gripped America for more than fifty years. Learn More
  2. Dishwasher

    Dishwasher

    $13.99

    One Man's Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States Learn More
  3. Eating Animals

    Eating Animals

    $14.99

    Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his teenage and college years oscillating between omnivore and vegetarian. Learn More
  4. Edible Secrets

    Edible Secrets: A Food Tour of Classified US History

    $10.00

    What do top-secret CIA assassination plots, Black Panther arrests, and Reaganomics have in common? Food, of course! Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Field Guide to Candy

    Field Guide to Candy: How to Identify and Make Virtually Every Candy Imaginable

    $15.95

    What puts the crunch in buttercrunch toffee? How do you cook the perfect raspberry chocolate truffle? What's the secret to making lollipops and lemon drops? Discover these answers and more in Field Guide to Candy, a handy pocket reference to more than 100 recipes, complete with serving suggestions and fascinating historical trivia (in the 1940s, gumdrop cakes were among the most popular desserts in America). 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. The Food Lab

    Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science

    $49.95

    A grand tour of the science of cooking explored through popular American dishes, illustrated in full color. Learn More
  10. Food Lover's Guide To Portland

    Food Lover's Guide To Portland

    $17.95

    For residents and visitors alike, Food Lover’s Guide to Portland is a road map to finding the best of the best in America’s favorite do-it-yourself foodie mecca. Learn More
  11. Food Lovers' Guide To Baltimore

    Food Lovers' Guide to Baltimore: The Best Restaurants, Markets And Local Culinary Offerings

    $14.95

    The Best Restaurants, Markets and Local Culinary Offerings. Learn More
  12. Food Rules

    Food Rules: An Eater's Manual

    $11.00

    A pocket compendium of food wisdom-from the author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food. Learn More
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Food, Inc.: How Industrial Food Is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer - And What You Can Do About It

    Food, Inc.: How Industrial Food Is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer - And What You Can Do About It

    $14.95

    A whole new kind of movie tie-in — the first in a series — goes behind the scenes and deeper into the issues and ideas raised by a provocative documentary on the contemporary way of eating. Learn More
  16. Heat

    Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany

    $15.00

    Bill Buford - author of the highly acclaimed Among the Thugs - had long thought of himself as a reasonably comfortable cook when in 2002 he finally decided to answer a question that had nagged him every time he prepared a meal: What kind of cook could he be if he worked in a professional kitchen? Learn More
  17. 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
  18. In Defense Of Food

    In Defense Of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

    $15.00

    What to eat, what not to eat, and how to think about health: a manifesto for our times. Learn More
  19. Inside Chefs' Fridges, Europe

    Inside Chefs' Fridges, Europe: Top chefs open their home refrigerators

    $49.99

    Haute cuisine comes home: Europe’s most creative chefs reveal their inner sanctum. Learn More
  20. It's Only Slow Food Until You Try to Eat It (paperback)

    It's Only Slow Food Until You Try to Eat It: Misadventures of a Suburban Hunter-Gatherer

    $16.00

    A longtime contributor to Field and Stream, Bill Heavey knew more than a little about hunting and fishing when he embarked on an ambitious project a few years ago to see how far he could get “eating wild.” Learn More
  21. Kitchen Confidential

    Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

    $15.99

    Bourdain takes you deep inside and far behind the scenes and into the kitchens of restaurants. Learn More
  22. 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
  23. Love in a Dish and Other Pieces

    Love in a Dish and Other Pieces

    $12.00

    M.F.K. Fisher's personal, intimate culinary essays are well-loved American classics, combining recipes with her anecdotes, reminiscences, cultural observations and passionate storytelling. Learn More
  24. Lucky Peach #10

    Lucky Peach #10: Street Food

    $12.00

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    Lucky Peach is a quarterly journal of food and writing. Each issue focuses on a single theme, and explores that theme through essays, art, photography, and recipes. Learn More
  25. Lucky Peach #13

    Lucky Peach #13: The Holiday Issue

    $12.00

    Lucky Peach is a quarterly journal of food and writing. Each issue focuses on a single theme, and explores that theme through essays, art, photography, and recipes. Learn More

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