Best Food Writing 2006

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Holly Hughes
Da Capo Press, 2006 - Cooking - 363 pages
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"Best Food Writing 2006" assembles, for its seventh year, the most exceptional writing from the past year's books, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and Web sites. Included are the best writers on everything from celebrated chefs to the travails of the home cook, from food sourcing at the greenmarket to equipping one's kitchen, from erudite culinary history to food-inspired memoirs. Like past collections, the 2006 round-up will include pieces from food-writing stars such as Robb Walsh, Ruth Reichl, Thomas McNamee, John Thorne, Calvin Trillin, Amanda Hesser, Colman Andrews, Jason Epstein, and Jeffrey Steingarten. Opinionated, evocative, nostalgic, brash, 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 caviar -- or hot dogs.

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What can I say - I can't resist good food writing. - Goodreads
And it includes recipes, which is awesome. - Goodreads
I like his writing and his steadfast personality! - Goodreads
John Thorne is a master food writer. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Angela Leung - Goodreads

A few great stories- others I skipped over. One of my favorites was definitely the one of the food critic and his 2 year old boy! Read full review

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User Review  - Amy Stilgenbauer - Goodreads

A nicely curated collection of essays, some of which I found fascinating, others humorous, and still others unfortunately unrelatable as someone who will likely never fly across the country just to eat at a specific restaurant. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Holly Hughes has edited the annual Best Food Writing series since its inception in 2000. The former executive editor of Fodor's Travel Publications, she is also author of Frommer's New York City with Kids. She lives with her family in New York City.

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