The Adventure of Food: True Stories of Eating Everything

The Adventure of Food: True Stories of Eating Everything

by Richard Sterling
     
 

Food — its smells, textures, colors, flavors, and rituals — is tied intrinsically to place. This heartwarming, surprising, and sumptuous collection of stories reveals our obsession with how food nourishes and sustains us, teaches us about other cultures, and creates community and connection with others. From the award-winning editor of Travelers’

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Food — its smells, textures, colors, flavors, and rituals — is tied intrinsically to place. This heartwarming, surprising, and sumptuous collection of stories reveals our obsession with how food nourishes and sustains us, teaches us about other cultures, and creates community and connection with others. From the award-winning editor of Travelers’ Tales Food, here is another collection of funny and sometimes frightening true stories of eating that will make your mouth water while helping you better understand other cultures. Notable authors include Jeffrey Steingarten, Frances Mayes, Jonathan Raban, John Krich, and Maxine Kumin.

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Booknews
This volume of food-related essays begins with a breakfast of foraged fruit in Fiji and (after circling the globe) ends with an abalone-hunting California tidepooler who reflects on the Makah whale hunt. Contributors include travel writers who eat and gastronomes who travel. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781885211378
Publisher:
Travelers' Tales Guides, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Series:
Travelers' Tales Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.81(d)

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