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Provence, 1970
Provence, 1970
Written by Luke Barr
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307718358
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Provence, 1970
M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste
Written by Luke Barr


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $15.00

Provence, 1970 is about a singular historic moment. In the winter of that year, more or less coincidentally, the iconic culinary figures James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones found themselves together in the South of France. They cooked and ate, talked and argued, about... Read more >
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It Ain't Sauce, It's Gravy
It Ain't Sauce, It's Gravy
Written by Steve Martorano
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349901
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It Ain't Sauce, It's Gravy
Macaroni, Homestyle Cheesesteaks, the Best Meatballs in the World, and How Food Saved My Life
Written by Steve Martorano


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.99

Has cooking ever saved a life? It definitely rescued Steve Martorano from the streets of South Philadelphia, and an almost certain end in jail … or worse. Raised on Gram’s meatballs and Mom’s macaroni, Martorano learned at an early age that full-flavored food made with loving hands was the only food... Read more >
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It Ain't Sauce, It's Gravy
It Ain't Sauce, It's Gravy
Written by Steve Martorano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349895
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It Ain't Sauce, It's Gravy
Macaroni, Homestyle Cheesesteaks, the Best Meatballs in the World, and How Food Saved My Life
Written by Steve Martorano


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.95

Has cooking ever saved a life? It definitely rescued Steve Martorano from the streets of South Philadelphia, and an almost certain end in jail … or worse. Raised on Gram’s meatballs and Mom’s macaroni, Martorano learned at an early age that full-flavored food made with loving hands was the only food... Read more >
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Food: A Love Story
Food: A Love Story
Written by Jim Gaffigan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804140416
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Food: A Love Story

Written by Jim Gaffigan


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $26.00

“What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here’s why: I’m a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I’d highly recommend that you do not read his book.”
 
Bacon. McDonalds. Cinnabon... Read more >
Food: A Love Story
Food: A Love Story
Written by Jim Gaffigan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804140423
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Food: A Love Story

Written by Jim Gaffigan


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $12.99

“What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here’s why: I’m a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I’d highly recommend that you do not read his book.” 
 
Bacon. McDonalds. Cinnabon. Hot Pockets. Kale... Read more >
Food: A Love Story
Food: A Love Story
Written by Jim Gaffigan, Read by Jim Gaffigan
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804192217
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Food: A Love Story

Written by Jim Gaffigan
Read by Jim Gaffigan


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $35.00

“What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here’s why: I’m a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I’d highly recommend that you do not read his book.”
 
Bacon. McDonalds. Cinnabon... Read more >
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Food: A Love Story
Food: A Love Story
Written by Jim Gaffigan, Read by Jim Gaffigan
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804192224
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Food: A Love Story

Written by Jim Gaffigan
Read by Jim Gaffigan


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $17.50

“What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here’s why: I’m a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I’d highly recommend that you do not read his book.”
 
Bacon. McDonalds. Cinnabon... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy
Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy
Written by Lou Di Palo and Rachel Wharton, Foreword by Martin Scorsese and Jason Epstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345545817
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Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy
100 Years of Wisdom and Stories from Behind the Counter
Written by Lou Di Palo and Rachel Wharton
Foreword by Martin Scorsese and Jason Epstein


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $12.99

The ultimate guide to the finest foods of Italy from the oldest, most celebrated Italian market in New York City
 
In the heart of New York City’s Little Italy sits Di Palo’s, a family-owned food shop that has been the treasure of the neighborhood for more than a century. The... Read more >
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Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy
Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy
Written by Lou Di Palo and Rachel Wharton, Foreword by Martin Scorsese and Jason Epstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345545800
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Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy
100 Years of Wisdom and Stories from Behind the Counter
Written by Lou Di Palo and Rachel Wharton
Foreword by Martin Scorsese and Jason Epstein


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $28.00

The ultimate guide to the finest foods of Italy from the oldest, most celebrated Italian market in New York City
 
In the heart of New York City’s Little Italy sits Di Palo’s, a family-owned food shop that has been the treasure of the neighborhood for more than a century. The... Read more >
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Blue Plate Special
Blue Plate Special
Written by Kate Christensen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951106
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Blue Plate Special
An Autobiography of My Appetites
Written by Kate Christensen


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $15.95

A delectable memoir about the transformative power of food, Blue Plate Special is a deeply personal narrative in which food becomes the vehicle for exploring a life. Here, novelist Kate Christensen tells her own story, from her unorthodox childhood in 1960s Berkeley as the daughter of a legal activist who ruled...

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Steal the Menu
Steal the Menu
Written by Raymond Sokolov
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946355
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Steal the Menu
A Memoir of Forty Years in Food
Written by Raymond Sokolov


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $15.95

Part autobiography, part culinary history, Steal the Menu is former New York Times food editor Raymond Sokolov’s account of four decades of eating. From his pathbreaking dispatches on nouvelle cuisine in France to finding top-notch Chinese dishes at a New Jersey gas station to picking the brain of the most Michelin-starred... Read more >
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To the Bone
To the Bone
Written by Paul Liebrandt and Andrew Friedman, Foreword by Heston Blumenthal
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770434168
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To the Bone

Written by Paul Liebrandt and Andrew Friedman
Foreword by Heston Blumenthal


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $30.00

What defines a chef?

Despite the glamour attached to the profession today, a successful life in the kitchen is determined more by sacrifice than stardom, demanding a dedication bordering on obsession, all in pursuit of The Food. In this meditation on the culinary life that blends elements of memoir and cookbook, Paul... Read more >
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To the Bone
To the Bone
Written by Paul Liebrandt, Andrew Friedman and Heston Blumenthal
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434175
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To the Bone

Written by Paul Liebrandt, Andrew Friedman and Heston Blumenthal


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $15.99

What defines a chef?

Despite the glamour attached to the profession today, a successful life in the kitchen is determined more by sacrifice than stardom, demanding a dedication bordering on obsession, all in pursuit of The Food. In this meditation on the culinary life that blends elements of memoir and cookbook, Paul... Read more >
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Fresh Off the Boat
Fresh Off the Boat
Written by Eddie Huang
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812983357
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Fresh Off the Boat
A Memoir
Written by Eddie Huang


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $15.00

“Bawdy and frequently hilarious . . . a surprisingly sophisticated memoir about race and assimilation in America . . . as much James Baldwin and Jay-Z as Amy Tan . . . rowdy [and] vital . . . It’s a book about fitting in by not fitting in at all.”—Dwight Garner... Read more >
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Provence, 1970
Provence, 1970
Written by Luke Barr
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307718341
Our Price: $26.00
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Provence, 1970
M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste
Written by Luke Barr


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $26.00

Provence, 1970 is about a singular historic moment. In the winter of that year, more or less coincidentally, the iconic culinary figures James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones found themselves together in the South of France. They cooked and ate, talked and argued, about... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
Provence, 1970
Provence, 1970
Written by Luke Barr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770433314
Our Price: $11.99
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Provence, 1970
M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste
Written by Luke Barr


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $11.99

Provence, 1970 is about a singular historic moment. In the winter of that year, more or less coincidentally, the iconic culinary figures James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones found themselves together in the South of France. They cooked and ate, talked and argued, about... Read more >
Provence, 1970
Provence, 1970
Written by Luke Barr, Read by John Rubinstein
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804148849
Our Price: $20.00

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Provence, 1970
M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste
Written by Luke Barr
Read by John Rubinstein


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $20.00

Provence, 1970 is about a singular historic moment. In the winter of that year, more or less coincidentally, the iconic culinary figures James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones found themselves together in the South of France. They cooked and ate, talked and argued, about... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Blue Plate Special
Blue Plate Special
Written by Kate Christensen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536271
Our Price: $11.99
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Blue Plate Special
An Autobiography of My Appetites
Written by Kate Christensen


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

From acclaimed novelist Kate Christensen, Blue Plate Special is a mouthwatering literary memoir about an unusual upbringing and the long, winding path to happiness.

“To taste fully is to live fully.” For Kate Christensen, food and eating have always been powerful connectors to self and world—“a subterranean conduit to sensuality, memory, desire.&rdquo...

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Blue Plate Special
Blue Plate Special
Written by Kate Christensen, Read by Tavia Gilbert
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804149013
Our Price: $20.00

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Blue Plate Special
An Autobiography of My Appetites
Written by Kate Christensen
Read by Tavia Gilbert


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $20.00

From acclaimed novelist Kate Christensen, Blue Plate Special is a mouthwatering literary memoir about an unusual upbringing and the long, winding path to happiness.

“To taste fully is to live fully.” For Kate Christensen, food and eating have always been powerful connectors to self and world—“a subterranean conduit to sensuality, memory, desire.&rdquo...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Yes, Chef
Yes, Chef
Written by Marcus Samuelsson and Veronica Chambers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385342612
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Yes, Chef
A Memoir
Written by Marcus Samuelsson and Veronica Chambers


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $16.00

JAMES BEARD AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VOGUE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“One of the great culinary stories of our time.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times
 
It begins with a simple ritual: Every Saturday afternoon, a boy who loves to cook walks to his grandmother’s... Read more >
Steal the Menu
Steal the Menu
Written by Raymond Sokolov
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962478
Our Price: $11.99
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Steal the Menu
A Memoir of Forty Years in Food
Written by Raymond Sokolov


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

Four decades of memories from a gastronome who witnessed the food revolution from the (well-provisioned) trenches—a delicious tour through contemporary food history.

When Raymond Sokolov became food editor of The New York Times in 1971, he began a long, memorable career as restaurant critic, food historian, and author. Here he traces...

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Dearie
Dearie
Written by Bob Spitz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473417
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Dearie
The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
Written by Bob Spitz


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $16.00

A Time, Washington Post, and NPR Best Book of the Year

The stunning story of how Julia Child transformed herself into the cult figure who touched off a food revolution that has gripped the country for more than fifty years. Spanning Pasadena to Paris, acclaimed author Bob Spitz reveals the history behind... Read more >
Russ & Daughters
Russ & Daughters
Written by Mark Russ Federman, Foreword by Calvin Trillin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242942
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Russ & Daughters
Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built
Written by Mark Russ Federman
Foreword by Calvin Trillin


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $25.95

WITH 8 PAGES OF FULL-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND BLACK-AND-WHITE IMAGES THROUGHOUT

The former owner/proprietor of the beloved appetizing store on Manhattan’s Lower East Side tells the delightful, mouthwatering story of an immigrant family’s journey from a pushcart in 1907 to “New York’s most hallowed shrine to the miracle of caviar, smoked salmon, ethereal...

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Russ & Daughters
Russ & Daughters
Written by Mark Russ Federman, Foreword by Calvin Trillin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780805243116
Our Price: $14.99
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Russ & Daughters
Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built
Written by Mark Russ Federman
Foreword by Calvin Trillin


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $14.99

WITH 8 PAGES OF FULL-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND BLACK-AND-WHITE IMAGES THROUGHOUT

The former owner/proprietor of the beloved appetizing store on Manhattan’s Lower East Side tells the delightful, mouthwatering story of an immigrant family’s journey from a pushcart in 1907 to “New York’s most hallowed shrine to the miracle of caviar, smoked salmon, ethereal...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Fresh Off the Boat
Fresh Off the Boat
Written by Eddie Huang
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644897
Our Price: $11.99
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Fresh Off the Boat
A Memoir
Written by Eddie Huang


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

“Bawdy and frequently hilarious . . . a surprisingly sophisticated memoir about race and assimilation in America . . . as much James Baldwin and Jay-Z as Amy Tan . . . rowdy [and] vital . . . It’s a book about fitting in by not fitting in at all.”—Dwight Garner... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
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