Best Food Writing 2011

Best Food Writing 2011

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Food writing has exploded in the past decade; nowhere else is it as easy and enjoyable to catch the trends, big stories, and upcoming stars than in the annual Best Food Writing collection. From molecular gastronomy to the omnivore's dilemma, from meat-free to wheat-free to everything goes, there's something for every foodie in this acclaimed series. Best Food Writing 2011 once more authoritatively and appealingly assembles the finest culinary prose from the past year's books, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and websites, featuring both established food writers (such as Anthony Bourdain and Ruth Reichl), rising stars (such as J. Lopez Kenji-Alt and Novella Carpenter), and some literary surprises (Jonathan Safran Foer, who contributed to Best Food Writing 2010).show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 137.16 x 208.28 x 22.86mm | 249.47g
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • Da Capo Press Inc
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • 2011 ed.
  • 073821518X
  • 9780738215181
  • 339,476

Review quote

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, this is packed with deliciously intriguing discussions of all types of foods, trends, and personal experiences and is a 'must' for literary and culinary collections alike. Tucson Citizen, 1/6/12 This collection has something to please the tastes of almost every reader. San Francisco Book Review, 1/14/12 Holly Hughes has gathered up some of the industry s finest culinary-inspired stories and essays in this year s dish: a real farmer s market of variety here There is sure to be something to satisfy every palate, from novice to connoisseur No overwhelming aftertaste here, just a smoothly savoring sampler. WomanAroundTown.com, 12/26/11 A compendium of all that s new and exciting for lovers of delicious cuisine. Essays on the joys of frying, what the rich and the poor buy and why, and some delightful guilty pleasures make this paperback ideal reading for those with good taste. "show more

About Holly Hughes

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.show more