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Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

A true delight for a food lover to read

This book is less autobiographical than Reichl's other two books, 'Tender at the Bone' and 'Comfort me with apples.' Nonetheless, this book is a great read and hilarious. Reichl talks about moving from being the restaraunt critic for the LA Times to the NY Times. It ...
This book is less autobiographical than Reichl's other two books, 'Tender at the Bone' and 'Comfort me with apples.' Nonetheless, this book is a great read and hilarious. Reichl talks about moving from being the restaraunt critic for the LA Times to the NY Times. It is great to read about how she dresses up and goes undercover t o see how regular, non-rich people get treated at restaraunts. Great stories and pleasant to read beacuse Reichl has the gift of sounding like your friend and that she is right there telling you what happened to her today.

posted by Anonymous on April 15, 2005

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Fun Food Insight

This brought a little gourmet into my not so gourmet existence with some added insight into human character. Fun and fast read.

posted by DHCLP on January 10, 2010

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2005

    Disappointing

    I've read Tender at the Bone and should have learned from it, but I bought the hype and picked up this book. All I can say is 'ho hum'. The facts behind the book would seem to promise an entertaining read, however other than the restaurant reviews that accompany the narrative, the book is boring on the whole. For true fans of Ruth R. only.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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