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
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
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
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
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.