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Best Food Writing 2002,9781569245248

Best Food Writing 2002

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 10/10/2002
Publisher(s): Da Capo Lifelong Books
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Summary

Best Food Writing 2002 assembles, for the third year, the most exceptional writing from the past year's books, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and websites. Contributors include Jeffrey Steingarten, Ruth Reichl, Calvin Trillin, Amanda Hesser, and dozens more. Within its six sectionsStocking the Larder, Home Cooking, Someone's in the Kitchen, Dining Around, Food Fights, and Personal Tastesread our best writers on everything from the year's most celebrated chefs to extraordinary restaurant experiences, from the latest trends in ingredients and equipment to unforgettable memoirs inspired by cooking and eating. Neither cook nor food lover should be without this remarkable annual collection.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi
Holly Hughes
Stocking the Larder
Let Us Now Praise Bacon
2(3)
Scott Raab
Elegance
5(4)
Megan Wetherall
Tomato Lust
9(4)
Gerri Hirshey
Cheeses for All Seasons
13(7)
Patricia Michelson
War Fare
20(5)
Patricia Sharpe
Hidden Charms
25(5)
Patric Kuh
The Recipe File
The Reviewer and the Recipe
30(17)
John Thorne
When the Path to Serenity Wends Past the Stove
47(4)
Regina Schrambling
Searching for Lillian
51(5)
Jeanne McManus
Brownies: A Memoir
56(9)
Leslie Yockelson
Growing Up with Gourmet
65(15)
Barbara Haber
Home Cooking
A Feast Made of Friendship
80(7)
Laura Shapiro
Trading Places
87(5)
Eliot Kaplan
Cooking Like a 3-Star Chef in Your Own Home (Almost)
92(6)
Mark Bittman
Stirring Up Memories
98(5)
Greg Atkinson
Red Wine and Old Roosters
103(11)
Jeffrey Steingarten
When Pepe Comes Home for Christmas
114(7)
Carolynn Carreno
Runaway Brunch
121(6)
Jonathan Hayes
The Gastronauts
127(14)
Daniel Zwerdling
A Bahamian Village Welcome
141(8)
Lucretia Bingham
The Child's Physiology of Taste
149(5)
Stephanie Hartman
Someone's in the Kitchen
Form Grits to Gaul
154(11)
James Villas
The Grand Dame of Southern Cooking
165(4)
Rand Richards Cooper
A Week in the Gramercy Tavern Kitchen
169(12)
Steven A. Shaw
A Rogue Chef Tells All
181(6)
Gabrielle Hamilton
The Count of Cuisine
187(7)
Betty Fussell
What's Eating Georges Perrier?
194(18)
Benjamin Wallace
Don't Mention It
212(16)
Calvin Trillin
Dining Around
Food Fight
228(5)
Amanda Hesser
Really Expensive Drinks and a Bite Followed by Thai Food at Blimpies
233(5)
Jim Leff
Porcus Troianu
238(4)
Stewart Lee Allen
Rating Zagat
242(10)
Mimi Sheraton
Adventures with a Frisco Kid
252(6)
Michael Lewis
Half-Shell Boogie
258(5)
John T. Edge
Kings of the Hill
263(9)
Rich Lang
Home of the Squealer
272(5)
Robb Walsh
The Hungry Traveler
277(3)
Lydia Itoi
Something Very Special
280(12)
Anthony Bourdain
Personal Tastes
The Joy of Cooking
292(6)
Lucian K. Truscott IV
The Filicudi Effect
298(4)
Laura Fraser
On Board the Bombay Express
302(5)
Shoba Narayan
Pride and Prejudice
307(3)
Yvonne Durant
Include Me Out
310(4)
Fred Chappell
In My Mother's Kitchen
314(8)
Christina Eng
Making a Connection Via the Kitchen
322(3)
John Kessler
Dinner with Moth
325(4)
Brett Anderson
Why We Dine
329(2)
John Mariani
acknowledgments 331(6)
submissions 337

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