Eat My Globe: One Year to Go Everywhere and Eat Everything

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Hodder & Stoughton, Jan 7, 2010 - Travel - 300 pages
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Simon is obsessed with food. He is able to remember every meal he has ever eaten and comes from a family of food lovers whose relationships are all based around food. In the midst of a mid-life crisis, Simon Majumdar decided to pack in his 9 to 5 day job and embark on a trip of a lifetime: to go everywhere and eat everything.

Part travelogue, part memoir EAT MY GLOBE is a culinary tour of the world that Simon has always dreamed of making. From Philly Cheese steak in the US to mouldy shark in Iceland, he crosses the globe in search of variety and the ultimate taste experience. He also meets a fascinating array of peope, whose foodie passion impresses even Simon. Both witty and inspirational, EAT MY GLOBE is an eye-opening look at the world through food.

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User Review  - mlake - LibraryThing

When Simon turns forty he is working at a job that he doesn't love any more. While cooking his favorite comfort food Bengali dahl, he finds a notebook with a list of life goals inside. One of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - bostonian71 - LibraryThing

Very funny, engrossing travel memoir ... Majumdar is definitely opinionated, and I don't agree (for instance) that pizza is just "snot on toast", but he cares passionately about food and writes well ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Simon Majumdar lives in London. This is his first book.

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