Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies--How What We Eat Defines Who We Are

Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies--How What We Eat Defines Who We Are

by Sophie Egan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062390981
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/03/2016
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 943,842
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Sophie Egan is the Director of Health and Sustainability Leadership and Editorial Director at The Culinary Institute of America. Based in San Francisco, Sophie is a contributor to The New York Times' Well blog, and has written about food and health for Time, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Bon Appétit, WIRED, and Sunset magazine, where she worked on The Sunset Cookbook and The One-Block Feast book. She holds a master of public health from the University of California, Berkeley, with a focus on health and social behavior, and a bachelor of arts with honors in history from Stanford University. In 2016, she was named one of the UC Global Food Initiative’s 30 Under 30.

Table of Contents

Introduction The American Food Psyche 1

Chapter 1 The Muddle of the Modern Meal 21

Chapter 2 Food at Work 48

Chapter 3 Having It Our Way 74

Chapter 4 Selling Absence 106

Chapter 5 Secular Church 135

Chapter 6 Diet Evangelism 163

Chapter 7 The Democratization of Wine 190

Chapter 8 The Age of Stunt Foods 220

Chapter 9 Cheesepocalypse 249

Chapter 10 The Story of Spaghetti 280

Chapter 11 What to Make of All This 310

Acknowledgments 323

Glossary 327

Source Notes 335

Bibliography 359

Index 389

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