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  - 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

Review: Best Food Writing 2012

User Review  - Dee K - Goodreads

Food snobbery at its worst. A fewtchapters were mildly interesting, but I had to seriously downgrade the rating when the editor chose to include a very mean spirited piece on "fat restaurants". In our ... Read full review

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Contents

GrassFed from The Omnivores Dilemma
2
Guide to Haute Cuisine
28
Tales of a Supertaster from Ridgefeld Magazine
58
Taking the Fruit Cake from BOM Appetit
68
LateNight Chitlins with Momma from Saveur
74
My Life with Rice from Saveur
80
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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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