Eating My Words: An Appetite for Life

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Harper Collins, Mar 28, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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As one of the country's foremost restaurant reviewers, Mimi Sheraton set the standard for food writing and criticism. In this engrossing memoir, the doyenne of food criticism explains how she developed her passion for writing about food and wine, sharing the secrets of her career, including her years at the New York Times. Witty and honest, she talks openly about the importance of anonymity, her battle with weight, and the demands of juggling work with the needs of a husband and son. From fine dining to lunch in New York City public schools, Mimi Sheraton gives readers the big dish on a life in food.

 

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Veteran food writer Sheraton has spent many years dining at and dishing about the world's great restaurants, most notably during her tenure at the New York Times . In her introduction, she presents 20 ... Read full review

Contents

Like Mother Like Daughter
11
A Taste of New York
27
Nibbling Around the Edges
39
A Table Before Me
55
My Time at the Times
87
Dont Call Me Mimi
104
Operation Otto
128
What Makes a Restaurant Tick?
138
The Care and Feeding of Passengers
158
Eat Hot
181
We Eat What We Are
199
Season to Taste
210
Eating My Words 224v
224
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Mimi Sheraton is a veteran food critic for the New York Times, Time, Vanity Fair, Food & Wine, and CondÉ Nast Traveler. She lives in New York City.

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