Take Big Bites: Adventures Around the World and Across the Table

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Thorndike Press, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 520 pages
The celebrated journalist, producer, and bestselling author takes us on a culinary journey from Italy to Afghanistan, from Mexico to Massachusetts, a memoir of travel, food, and personal (mis)adventure. In Vietnam, preconceptions collide with the soup; in France, lust flares with the pâté and dies with the dessert; in Bolivia, a very young missionary finds her food flavored with hypocrisy; while at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, an older woman discovers gorp is good, fear is your friend, and Thai chicken tastes best when you're soaked by rain and the Colorado River.

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TAKE BIG BITES: Adventures Around the World and Across the Table

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Television host Ellerbee roams around the world and through her memories, one meal at a time.Ellerbee (Girl Reporter Blows Lid Off Town, 2000, etc.) is known in the industry as a straight-shooter, and ... Read full review

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Ellerbee, as she recommends to others, takes big bites. At this stage of my life, I plan to follow her advice and upsize all my nibbles. Would younger people love this book as much as I did? I'm not sure. Read full review

Contents

Take Big Bites
13
No Shit There I
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The Prism of Memory
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