Food Writing

What cookbooks have you bought, or are you lusting after? August, 2018 edition!

by buttertart 14 days ago

Annisa Helou's book on food of the Islamic world is on my coffee table just waiting for me to get a spare moment. I a...

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"The Life-Affirming Blackness of Southern Cakes and Pies"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . Adrian reminded me of the church tradition of baking cookbooks filled with heirloom recipes that the women of...

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2018 James Beard Media Award Winners

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

The San Francisco Bay Area media had a fine showing at last night's James Beard book awards. Congratulations to ...

He wasn't too keen on Keen

by cwdonald 6 months ago

One of the best no bell reviews Laban has done since Ocean Prime. Has anyone dined at Keen? Would anyone dine here af...


Philly Ray commented 5 months ago

Food-related books?

by NYchowcook 10 months ago

I love the genre of food essays -- Bill Buford's Heat, Laurie Colwin's Home Cooking, Ruth Reichl, Barbara Kingsolver'...


ad7yn commented 9 months ago

Food Fiction Books Recommendations

by ad7yn 2 years ago

What are your favorite food fiction books? Please recommend your favorites. I started reading Ruth Reichl's Delicious...


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Food writer Melissa Clark to speak at Moderne Barn, Nov. 13th...

by gutreactions 10 months ago

Mark your culinary calendar: New York Times food columnist and cookbook author Melissa Clark will discuss her new boo...

The Hidden Costs of Writing a Cookbook

by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

Why cookbooks can actually be money-losers for chefs courted by publishing houses. A pretty interesting look into the...


Blowfish commented 1 year ago

"The Sad, Sexist Past of Bengali Cuisine"

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . A 19th century adage contends that one cannot taste Bengali vegetarian cooking’s full glory unless your own w...


beevod commented 1 year ago

Eater hires SF food critic

by tre2012 1 year ago

Love the not-so-subtle dig at you-know-who (with the initials MB). LOL: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/20/dining/...

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Bob Martinez commented 1 year ago

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Mouthfeel: the effect of sensation and texture on the flavor of food

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . Yes, most people know that if you add a vanilla flavor, you feel it's creamier, even though it may not be. It...

Table Talk with Amy Traverso Senior Food Editor at Yankee Magazine

by The Chowhound Team 1 year ago

Amy is joining us on Table Talk to share her vast knowledge in New England’s places to eat and iconic dishes like lob...


dfrostnh commented 1 year ago

Career Change

by foodiequeenk 1 year ago

I graduated college like two years ago with a business degree and I'm finding that the passion I used to have for bus...


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Book Recommendations Similar to Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

by ad7yn 1 year ago

Please recommend books similar to this book. This is my favorite fiction book of the year! It is both funny, witty a...