Synopses & Reviews
Now in its eighth year, Best Food Writing 2007 hosts a literary feast of the finest culinary prose from the past years books, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and Web sites. With eight sections ranging from Food Fights to Fast Food, The Worlds Kitchen to Why I Cook, this stellar collection features both established food writers and rising stars who serve up their culinary forays, musings, and discoveries. By turns luminous, nostalgic, witty, sensual, and sometimes just plain funny, this delectable sampler will invoke your imagination and tantalize your taste buds-whether youre in the mood for tartare-or tacos.Contributors include: Salma Abdelnour * Bill Addison * Steve Almond * Matthew Amster-Burton * Brett Anderson * Colman Andrews * Dan Barber * Anthony Bourdain * Frank Bruni * Violaine Charest-Sigouin * Melissa Clark * Andrea King Collier * Nancy Coons * Sara Deseran * John T. Edge * Barry Estabrook * Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall * Charles Ferruzza * Tim Gihring * Ame Gilbert * Jonathan Gold * John Grossman * Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl * Madhur Jaffrey * John Kessler * Barbara Kingsolver * Todd Kliman * Ivy Knight * Francis Lam * David Leite * Shuna Fish Lydon * Adam Nagourney * Daniel Patterson * Alan Richman * Adam Sachs * Irene Sax * Kim Severson * Steven Shaw * Jason Sheehan * Gail Shepherd * Raymond Sokolov * James Sturz * Mark Stusser * Carolyn Theriault * John Thorne * Anya Von Bremzen * Robb Walsh * Pete Wells * Marco Pierre White and James Steen * Rita Williams * Laurie Winer * Joe Yonan
• The finest culinary prose from the past year: Best Food Writing 2007
assembles, for its eighth year, selections from books, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and websites. Included are the best writers on everything from celebrated chefs to the travails of the home cook, from food sourcing at the green market to equipping one's kitchen, from erudite culinary history to food-inspired memoirs.
• Exceptional essays from food-writing stars: Like the previous seven collections, Best Food Writing 2007 will feature writers such as Robb Walsh, Ruth Reichl, Thomas McNamee, John Thorne, Calvin Trillin, Amanda Hesser, Colman Andrews, Jason Epstein, and Jeffrey Steingarten, among many others.
• Explores the latest trends and tastes of the ever-evolving world of food: By turns opinionated, evocative, nostalgic, sensuous, thought-provoking, and sometimes just plain funny, it's a tasty sampler to dip into time and again, whether you're in the mood for foie gras — or fruitcake.
The finest culinary prose from the past year
About the Author
Holly Hughes is a writer, the former executive editor of Fodors Travel Publications and author of Frommers New York City with Kids.