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The Bizarre Truth
The Bizarre Truth
Written by Andrew Zimmern
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ISBN: 9780767931304
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The Bizarre Truth
Culinary Misadventures Around the Globe
Written by Andrew Zimmern


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
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Andrew Zimmern, the host of The Travel Channel’s hit series Bizarre Foods, has an extraordinarily well-earned reputation for traveling far and wide to seek out and sample anything and everything that’s consumed as food globally, from cow vein stew in Bolivia and giant flying ants in Uganda to raw camel kidneys... Read more >
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When French Women Cook
When French Women Cook
Written by Madeleine Kamman
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ISBN: 9781580083652
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When French Women Cook
A Gastronomic Memoir with Over 250 Recipes
Written by Madeleine Kamman


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $15.99

Part memoir, part cookbook, this classic of food literature is an immersion course in authentic, regional French home cooking from a world-renowned culinary authority.

As a young woman, Madeleine Kamman developed her passion for food by working in the kitchens of France’s most respected regional cooks. She dedicates one chapter to each... Read more >
Wolfgang Puck Cookbook
Wolfgang Puck Cookbook
Written by Wolfgang Puck
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ISBN: 9780307754981
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Wolfgang Puck Cookbook
Recipes from Spago, Chinois, and Points East and West
Written by Wolfgang Puck


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $14.99

Provides more than two hundred recipes that combine French, Italian, and Oriental techniques and flavors, and offers such dishes as Stir-Fried Scallop Salad and Pizza with Smoked Salmon. Read more >
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The Wild Vine
The Wild Vine
Written by Todd Kliman
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ISBN: 9780307591302
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The Wild Vine
A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine
Written by Todd Kliman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $11.99

A rich romp through untold American history featuring fabulous characters, The Wild Vine is the tale of a little-known American grape that rocked the fine-wine world of the nineteenth century and is poised to do so again today.


Author Todd Kliman sets out on an epic quest to unravel the mystery behind... Read more >
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Death by Pad Thai
Death by Pad Thai
Written by Douglas Bauer
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Death by Pad Thai
And Other Unforgettable Meals
Written by Douglas Bauer


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $9.99

Food isn’t just a gustatory pleasure; it is the stuff of life. At its best and most memorable, a meal becomes a story—and a story becomes a feast. In this collection of essays by some of the country’s finest writers, food is the central player in memories both exquisite and excruciating... Read more >
The Food Snob's Dictionary
The Food Snob's Dictionary
Written by David Kamp and Marion Rosenfeld, Illustrated by Ross Macdonald
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ISBN: 9780307427526
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The Food Snob's Dictionary
An Essential Lexicon of Gastronomical Knowledge
Written by David Kamp and Marion Rosenfeld
Illustrated by Ross Macdonald


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $9.99

Food Snob n: reference term for the sort of food obsessive for whom the actual joy of eating and cooking is but a side dish to the accumulation of arcane knowledge about these subjects

From the author of The United States of Arugula--and coauthor of The Film Snob’s Dictionary and The Rock... Read more >
Secret Ingredients
Secret Ingredients
Edited by David Remnick
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ISBN: 9780812976410
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Secret Ingredients
The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink
Edited by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $18.00

A sample of the menu: Woody Allen on dieting the Dostoevski way • Roger Angell on the art of the martini • Don DeLillo on Jell-O • Malcolm Gladwell on building a better ketchup • Jane Kramer on the writer’s kitchen • Chang-rae Lee on eating sea urchin • Steve Martin... Read more >
Eating
Eating
Written by Jason Epstein
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ISBN: 9780307273369
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Eating

Written by Jason Epstein


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $11.99

Jason Epstein, legendary publisher of Norman Mailer and Vladimir Nabokov, editor of such great chefs and bakers as Alice Waters and Wolfgang Puck, takes us on a culinary tour through his eventful life.
 
From the great restaurants of postwar Paris to the narrow streets of New York’s Chinatown today; from a New...

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Alice, Let's Eat
Alice, Let's Eat
Written by Calvin Trillin
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ISBN: 9780307493873
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Alice, Let's Eat
Further Adventures of a Happy Eater
Written by Calvin Trillin


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2009
Price: $11.99

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Calvin Trillin's Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin.

“Trillin is our funniest food writer. He writes with charm, freedom, and a rare respect for language.”
New York magazine

In this delightful and delicious book, Calvin Trillin, guided by an insatiable appetite, embarks on a hilarious odyssey in... Read more >
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The Bizarre Truth
The Bizarre Truth
Written by Andrew Zimmern
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ISBN: 9780307589224
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The Bizarre Truth
How I Walked Out the Door Mouth First . . . and Came Back Shaking My Head
Written by Andrew Zimmern


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $11.99

Andrew Zimmern, the host of The Travel Channel’s hit series Bizarre Foods, has an extraordinarily well-earned reputation for traveling far and wide to seek out and sample anything and everything that’s consumed as food globally, from cow vein stew in Bolivia and giant flying ants in Uganda to raw camel kidneys... Read more >
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The Bizarre Truth
The Bizarre Truth
Written by Andrew Zimmern, Read by Andrew Zimmern
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307577153
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The Bizarre Truth
How I Walked Out the Door Mouth First . . . and Came Back Shaking My Head
Written by Andrew Zimmern
Read by Andrew Zimmern


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $17.50

Andrew Zimmern, the host of The Travel Channel’s hit series Bizarre Foods, has an extraordinarily well-earned reputation for traveling far and wide to seek out and sample anything and everything that’s consumed as food globally, from cow vein stew in Bolivia and giant flying ants in Uganda to raw camel kidneys... Read more >
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The Amateur Gourmet
The Amateur Gourmet
Written by Adam D. Roberts
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307481368
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The Amateur Gourmet
How to Shop, Chop, and Table Hop Like a Pro (Almost)
Written by Adam D. Roberts


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $9.99

As a self-taught chef and creator of The Amateur Gourmet website, Adam Roberts knows the challenges you face in bringing fresh, creative homemade meals to the table without burning down the house or bruising your self-esteem. But as he shows in this exciting new book, the effort is worth it and... Read more >
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History in a Glass
History in a Glass
Edited by Ruth Reichl and Gourmet Magazine Editors
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ISBN: 9780307485953
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History in a Glass
Sixty Years of Wine Writing from Gourmet
Edited by Ruth Reichl and Gourmet Magazine Editors


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $2.99

When Gourmet magazine debuted in the 1940s, America’s wineries were still reeling from the lingering effects of Prohibition and the loss of wines from war-torn Europe. But for every closed door, there was an open bottle: The bleak postwar years were actually a prelude to today’s unprecedented and widespread appreciation for... Read more >
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It Must've Been Something I Ate
It Must've Been Something I Ate
Written by Jeffrey Steingarten
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ISBN: 9780307486448
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It Must've Been Something I Ate
The Return of the Man Who Ate Everything
Written by Jeffrey Steingarten


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $13.99

In this outrageous and delectable new volume, the Man Who Ate Everything proves that he will do anything to eat everything. That includes going fishing for his own supply of bluefin tuna belly; nearly incinerating his oven in pursuit of the perfect pizza crust, and spending four days boning and stuffing... Read more >
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Il Viaggio Di Vetri
Il Viaggio Di Vetri
Written by Marc Vetri and David Joachim, Photographed by Douglas Takeshi Wolfe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580088886
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Il Viaggio Di Vetri
A Culinary Journey
Written by Marc Vetri and David Joachim
Photographed by Douglas Takeshi Wolfe


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2008
Price: $40.00

In 1993, Marc Vetri boarded a plane with a note of introduction in one pocket and a few hundred dollars in the other. He landed in Bergamo, in northern Italy, where he spent the next eighteen months immersed in the soulful cooking and great-hearted hospitality of some of the region’s top... Read more >
The Amateur Gourmet
The Amateur Gourmet
Written by Adam D. Roberts
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ISBN: 9780553384567
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The Amateur Gourmet
How to Shop, Chop, and Table Hop Like a Pro (Almost)
Written by Adam D. Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $13.00

Self-taught chef and creator of the Amateur Gourmet website, Adam Roberts has written the ultimate “Kitchen 101” for anyone who’s ever wanted to enjoy the rewards of good eating without risking burning down the house! In this deliciously illuminating and hilarious new kitchen companion, Roberts has assembled a five-star lineup of... Read more >
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Secret Ingredients
Secret Ingredients
Edited by David Remnick
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ISBN: 9781588368232
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Secret Ingredients
The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink
Edited by David Remnick


Format: eBook0
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $13.99

Since its earliest days, The New Yorker has been a tastemaker–literally. As the home of A. J. Liebling, Joseph Wechsberg, and M.F.K. Fisher, who practically invented American food writing, the magazine established a tradition that is carried forward today by irrepressible literary gastronomes, including Calvin Trillin, Bill Buford, Adam Gopnik, Jane... Read more >
Heirloom
Heirloom
Written by Tim Stark
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ISBN: 9780767930062
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Heirloom
Notes from an Accidental Tomato Farmer
Written by Tim Stark


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2008
Price: $9.99

Situated beautifully at the intersection of Michael Pollan, Ruth Reichl, and Barbara Kingsolver, Heirloom is an inspiring, elegiac, and gorgeously written memoir about rediscovering an older and still vital way of life.

Fourteen years ago, Tim Stark was living in Brooklyn, working days as a management consultant, and writing unpublished short stories... Read more >
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Screen Doors and Sweet Tea
Screen Doors and Sweet Tea
Written by Martha Hall Foose
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ISBN: 9780307351401
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Screen Doors and Sweet Tea
Recipes and Tales from a Southern Cook
Written by Martha Hall Foose


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2008
Price: $32.50

Gifted chef and storyteller Martha Hall Foose invites you into her kitchen to share recipes that bring alive the landscape, people, and traditions that make Southern cuisine an American favorite.

Born and raised in Mississippi, Foose cooks Southern food with a contemporary flair: Sweet Potato Soup is enhanced with coconut milk... Read more >
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The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper
The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper
Written by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307346711
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The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper
Recipes, Stories, and Opinions from Public Radio's Award-Winning Food Show
Written by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $35.00

Just when you thought the last thing the world needed was another book on weeknight cooking, along comes an entirely fresh take on the subject. As they do on their weekly show, host Lynne Rossetto Kasper and producer Sally Swift approach their topic with attitude and originality, making The Splendid Table’s... Read more >
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The Taste of Sweet
The Taste of Sweet
Written by Joanne Chen
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ISBN: 9780307409805
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The Taste of Sweet
Our Complicated Love Affair with Our Favorite Treats
Written by Joanne Chen


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On Sale: March 18, 2008
Price: $9.99

Dismissed as déclassé by gourmands, blamed for the scourge of obesity, and yet loved by all, the taste of sweet has long been at the center of both controversy and celebration. For anyone who has ever felt conflicted about a cupcake, this is a book to sink your teeth into. In... Read more >
History in a Glass
History in a Glass
Edited by Ruth Reichl and Gourmet Magazine Editors
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812971941
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History in a Glass
Sixty Years of Wine Writing from Gourmet
Edited by Ruth Reichl and Gourmet Magazine Editors


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2007
Price: $16.95

When Gourmet magazine debuted in the 1940s, America’s wineries were still reeling from the lingering effects of Prohibition and the loss of wines from war-torn Europe. But for every closed door, there was an open bottle: The bleak postwar years were actually a prelude to today’s unprecedented and widespread appreciation for... Read more >
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Secret Ingredients
Secret Ingredients
Read by Various, Edited by David Remnick
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415942826
Our Price: $32.50

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Secret Ingredients
The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink
Read by Various
Edited by David Remnick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: December 4, 2007
Price: $32.50

Since its earliest days, The New Yorker has been a tastemaker–literally. As the home of A. J. Liebling, Joseph Wechsberg, and M. F. K. Fisher, who practically invented American food writing, the magazine established a tradition that is carried forward today by irrepressible literary gastronomes including Calvin Trillin, Bill Buford, Adam... Read more >
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Secret Ingredients
Secret Ingredients
Read by Various, Edited by David Remnick
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739354360
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Secret Ingredients
The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink: Unabridged Selections
Read by Various
Edited by David Remnick


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 30, 2007
Price: $14.98

Since its earliest days, The New Yorker has been a tastemaker–literally. As the home of A. J. Liebling, Joseph Wechsberg, and M.F.K. Fisher, who practically invented American food writing, the magazine established a tradition that is carried forward today by irrepressible literary gastronomes, including Calvin Trillin, Bill Buford, Adam Gopnik, Jane... Read more >
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Alice, Let's Eat
Alice, Let's Eat
Written by Calvin Trillin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812978063
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Alice, Let's Eat
Further Adventures of a Happy Eater
Written by Calvin Trillin


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2006
Price: $12.95

“Trillin is our funniest food writer. He writes with charm, freedom, and a rare respect for language.”
New York magazine

In this delightful and delicious book, Calvin Trillin, guided by an insatiable appetite, embarks on a hilarious odyssey in search of “something decent to eat.” Across time zones and cultures, and often with... Read more >
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