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Food: A Taste of the Road / Edition 2

Food: A Taste of the Road / Edition 2

by Richard Sterling, Margo True


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In this revised and updated edition of Food -- Silver Medal winner of the Lowell Thomas Award for Best Travel Book -- the world is revealed through the medium of cuisine. Join such top writers as M. F. K. Fisher, P. J. O’Rourke, Colin Thubron, Ginu Kamani, Simon Loftus, and Gary Paul Nabhanon on culinary quests of all kinds: dine with locals in Casablanca on a determined pilgrimage for an authentic meal; encounter a mysterious prankster in a garden in the South of France; and go crabbing under the stars on a romantic night in the Caribbean. “Here are feasts for the hungry ... writing wrapped around our stomachs, our hearts, and our sense of place.” — Los Angeles Times

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781885211774
Publisher: Travelers' Tales Guides, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/28/2002
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 5.13(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1Essence of Food
Apron Strings3
Feast of the Pig14
A Language for Food17
A Tibetan Picnic21
A Man and His Chile26
Breakfast Without Toast33
Hungry Ghosts37
Goan Feast52
Burnt Offerings54
Salmon Head58
Food for Thought61
All Guns, No Butter67
A World Without Latkes84
Breaking Bread90
Slaying the Dragon98
Part 2Some Things To Do
Etiquette Soup128
The Way of Iced Coffee134
India on an Empty Stomach137
Cafe Tacuba147
One Woman's Spice Route155
The Monsoon Cocktail160
Kenyan Barbeque166
Crustacean of Love173
That Gnawing Feeling178
Give unto Others186
Bush Tucker194
Drinking an 1806 Chateau Lafite200
Part 3Going Your Own Way
Night of Oranges215
Baking Under the Table218
The Huntress230
Then I Slept236
Caller of Dolphins244
Spanish Guts249
Momos at Tashi's257
Backstage at Cafe Annie265
Si, Simpatica280
Eating up the Mekong287
Morocco Blue297
Fried Eggs and Chapatis307
Gastronome's Dream314
Waltz at the End of Earth332
Part 4In the Shadows
Pass on the Primate341
Even Their Eyes Are Hungry351
The Laughter of Rul359
There Was a Train366
To Serve Man378
Liberation Day385
Dumpster Diving394
Part 5The Last Word
Pilgrims All411
Books for Further Reading417
Index of Contributors423

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