Contributors to endless feasts include: James Beard/Cooking with James Beard: Pasta Ray Bradbury/Dandelion Wine Robert P. Coffin/Night of Lobster Laurie Colwin/A Harried Cook's Guide to Some Fast Food Pat Conroy/The Romance of Umbria Elizabeth David/Edouard de Pomiane M.F.K. Fisher/Three Swiss Inns Ruth Harkness/In a Tibetan Lamasery Madhur Jaffrey/An Indian Reminiscence Anita Loos/Cocktail Parties of the Twenties George Plimpton/I, Bon Vivant, Who, Me? E. Annie Proulx/The Garlic War Claudia Roden/The Arabian Picnic Jane and Michael Stern/Two for the Road: Havana, North Dakota Paul Theroux/All Aboard Cross the Rockies in Style.
About the Author
Ruth Reichl, former restaurant critic of New West magazine, California magazine, the Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times, is now editor in chief of Gourmet magazine. She is also the author of the bestselling memoirs Tender at the Bone and Comfort Me with Apples, and the editor of the Modern Library Food series. Reichl lives in Manhattan with her husband, her son, and two cats.
“[The] cream of gastronomic prose.” —Newsday
“An ongoing history of our national adventures at the table.” —from the Introduction by Ruth Reichl
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