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December 16, 2017

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Love food? Here are some tasty titles just for you!

 

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The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious--and Perplexing--city

The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious--and Perplexing--city
Lebovitz, David

American Lebovitz moved to the City of Light determined to become a true Frenchman. He learned to appreciate the pleasures of French cooking and dining, and shares recipes among his fish-out-of-water observations.


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Dining in Seattle: Past & Present Cookbook

Dining in Seattle: Past & Present Cookbook
Lott, Andrea

Learn Seattle’s rich gastronomic backstory and get over 300 imaginative, mouth-watering recipes from some of the city’s best dining establishments. Published four times since 1977, this latest edition includes brief restaurant histories.


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Brunetti's Cookbook

Brunetti's Cookbook
Pianaro, Roberta

Inspired by the fictional Commissario Bruno Brunetti of Donna Leon’s mystery novels, this charming illustrated cookbook weaves together recipes from the character’s family dinner table with story excerpts and culinary anecdotes of Venice.


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For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History

For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History
Rose, Sarah

This fascinating micro-history of a very common drink explains how Great Britain bypassed the Chinese tea monopoly of the 19th century by establishing tea plantations in India.


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Yes, Chef: A Memoir

Yes, Chef: A Memoir
Samuelsson, Marcus

Born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden, Chef Samuelsson’s touching and multifaceted memoir details his life’s journey and adventures, which led to owning a successful New York City restaurant open to all.


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Holds: 3 on 15 copies

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Four Kitchens: My Life Behind the Burner in New York, Hanoi, Tel Aviv, and Paris : A Memoir

Four Kitchens: My Life Behind the Burner in New York, Hanoi, Tel Aviv, and Paris : A Memoir
Shockey, Lauren

Shockey supplemented her formal training in French cooking techniques with real-life experiences working in restaurants around the globe as an unpaid apprentice, fearlessly sampling the local cuisine in every port.


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Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food

Steal the Menu: A Memoir of Forty Years in Food
Sokolov, Raymond A.

A food historian and former food editor for "The New York Times," Sokolov recounts his career of eating revolutionary meals and meeting innovative chefs from all over the world.


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The Kimchi Chronicles: Korean Cooking for An American Kitchen

The Kimchi Chronicles: Korean Cooking for An American Kitchen
Vongerichten, Marja

This glorious culinary travelogue of South Korea by the wife of Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten shares the country’s food culture, from its small farmers, fishermen and shellfish divers to Seoul restaurateurs, snack stands and markets.


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Holds: 0 on 9 copies

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My Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story, With Recipes

My Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story, With Recipes
Weiss, Luisa

Visit Berlin’s neighborhoods vicariously and test authentic German recipes in this offering by The Wednesday Chef blogger, whose hodgepodge culinary background adds an international flavor to Teutonic tradition.


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Holds: 0 on 11 copies

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Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat

Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat
Wilson, Bee

Knife, fork and spoon are part of almost every Western table setting, but why not the sporf instead? Food writer Wilson tackles the hidden and often amusing history of culinary objects both common and unusual.


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Holds: 1 on 8 copies

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