Best Food Writing 2011

Best Food Writing 2011

Paperback Best Food Writing

By (author) Holly Hughes

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  • Publisher: Da Capo Press Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 208mm x 23mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 5 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge, MA
  • ISBN 10: 073821518X
  • ISBN 13: 9780738215181
  • Edition statement: 2011 ed.
  • Sales rank: 205,192

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*The twelfth annual edition of this classic food writing anthology--an excellent collection that evokes respect for and fascination with eating.--Publishers Weekly

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Author information

Holly Hughes has edited the annual Best Food Writing series since its inception in 2000. The author of "Frommer's 500 Places for Food and Wine Lovers," she lives in New York City.

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"Hudson"" Valley"" News, "10/5/11 "Foodies will want to own a copy of "Best Food Writing 2011," edited by Holly Hughes, the latest addition to a timeless (annual) anthology of culinary prose that's sure to inspire your inner gourmet...This is the perfect book for people who don't only love to eat and to prepare food, but who love [to] read about it as well." "Publishers Weekly," 10/24/11"Hughes's sense of humor and deft selections keep things balanced. There is truly an essay for every foodie here.", 10/9/11"This year's compilation is definitely worth a read...There's a wide range of writing in this book and all of it is excellent. With "Best Food Writing" not only will you pick up some great stories, but you will also be exposed to a range of writers who otherwise might get lost in the expansive field of food writing." The Thirteenth, 11/2/11"Hughes culls publications worldwide for great food writing and they're all here in one neat, little package.", 11/13/11""Best Food Writing 2011" isn't only about food, but--more importantly--our relationships with food, how it serves us, how we serve it. For those who have developed the fine art of eating, whether it's fried Twinkies or the incredibly-difficult-to-prepare fried lettuce, "Best Food Writing 2011" is the gift to receive this holiday season." "Edible Boston," Winter 2011"Worth the list price." Curled Up With a Good Book""Best Food Writing 2011" offers up an extensive and delectable menu of gastronomic delights. A must-read treat for anyone who loves food. Five stars." "Colorado Springs"" Independent," 12/19/11 "This collection of food writing from across the country is again curated by Holly Hughes, who rarely fails to find a year's don't-miss stories." "Midwest Book Review," December 2011"From how 'soul food' expanded African American culture to how a cook changed from a recipe-follower to a cook operating on instinct and personal knowledge, th