Best Food Writing 2010

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Hachette Books, Oct 12, 2010 - Cooking - 368 pages
A new edition of the authoritative and appealing anthology, comprised of the finest culinary prose from the past year's books, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and Web sites. With food writing and blogging on the rise, there's no shortage of treats on the buffet to choose from, including selections from both established food writers and new stars on everything from noted gastronomes to how to fry an egg, from erudite culinary history to delectable memoirs. Evocative, provocative, sensuous, and just plain funny, it's a tasty sampler platter to dip into time and again.

Best Food Writing 2010 features top-notch writers like Colman Andrews, Calvin Trillin, Ruth Reichl, Alice Waters, Frank Bruni, and many others.


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User Review  - bostonian71 - LibraryThing

Generally solid collection of food-related pieces, though after having read several of these I've started borrowing them from the library rather than buying. There is a certain -- not exactly sameness ... Read full review

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User Review  - omnia_mutantur - LibraryThing

I try to read this book every year, cover to cover. Some years I end up skipping an article or two a few paragraphs in, because the author is just too smug about his or her food chocies to be believed ... Read full review


Dining Around
Someones In the Kitchen
Stocking the Pantry
Home Cooking
The Recipe File
Personal Tastes
Recipe Index
Permissions Acknowledgments
About the Editor
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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 lives in New York City.

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