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I Should Have Stayed Home - Food: Tantalizing Tales of Extreme Cuisine

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This uproarious book takes you where conventional dining guides dare not venture, from a Chinese eatery on New York's Lower East Side that erupts into food fights to a Tokyo restaurant that serves legendary-and potentially deadly-fugu fish.
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Overview

This uproarious book takes you where conventional dining guides dare not venture, from a Chinese eatery on New York's Lower East Side that erupts into food fights to a Tokyo restaurant that serves legendary-and potentially deadly-fugu fish.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781571431219
  • Publisher: RDR Books
  • Publication date: 5/28/2007
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction 1 Down the Hatch Clifford Pierce 3 Korea's Silk Route Frank Lev 7 Looking For Foie Gras In All The Wrong Places Julia Niebuhr Eulenberg 12 Feeling Crabby Loretta Graziano Breuning 18 Afterwhile Crocodile Darla Kay Fitzpatrick 22 Banquet Blues Alev Le Sueur 25 Congo Breakfast At Tiffany's Scott Loveridge 48 In Search of Mongolian Pie Larry Jer 51 Food Fight Marius Bosc 56 Pass the Anteater, Please Claudia R. Capos 58 Hold the Salad Julia Niebuhr Eulenberg 65 How I Became a Purveyor of Caviar and Champagne on the Trans-Siberian Alev Lytle Croutier 71 The Last Supper Mark Cerulli 75 The Thousand-Year-Old Fish Patti Deveney 79 The Cockroach Floor Show Beth Esfandieri 81 I Think It Was Something I Ate Karin Palmquist 83 The Best Restaurant in Town? Marcia Muller Bill Pronzini 88 Sam Wo's Insult Machine, Edsel Ford Wong Joe Kempkes 93 No Meat, Nor Fish-No Eat Chris Mears 96 You Say Potato, I Say Ptomaine Roger Rapoport 99 The First and Last Meal Carole L. Peccorini 102 Something in the Air Zona Sage 107 Soup Kitchen Edward Reed 112 In the Forest Without a Dog Andrew Grieser Johns 115 Pining Away Janet Roberts 130 Bulgogi To Die For Hemlata Vasavada 132 Stranger In Paradise Linda Wasylenko 136 Eating at the Ritz Dawn Starin 139 My Family, Food and Fieldwork A. Magdalena Hurtado 142 At The Gates of Heaven Chris Mears 155 Beefsteak With Onions Jim Krois 158 Caught Knapping Roger Rapoport 161 About the Authors 165
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