The fourteenth annual edition of this classic food writing anthology-the book that will "delight anyone who enjoys the pleasures of a good read and a good meal" (Library Journal, starred review)-with more than 100,000 copies sold of the previous editions.
Best Food Writing is the place where readers and food writers meet to celebrate the most delicious prose of the year,serving up everything to whet your appetite from entertaining blogs to provocative journalism. This year's edition includes food writing stars (Michael Pollan, Pete Wells, and Jonathan Gold) as well as intriguing new voices (Matt Goulding and Erin Byers Murray) and celebrated chef-writers (Gabrielle Hamilton and Eddie Huang) for yet another collection of "strong writing on fascinating topics that will appeal to foodies and essay lovers alike" ( Kirkus Reviews ).Contributors include: Katie Arnold-Ratcliff, Elissa Altman, Karen Barichievy, Peter Barrett, Dan Barry, Edward Behr, Alan Brouilette, Tim Carman, Bethany Jean Clement, Aleksandra Crapanzano, Sarah DiGregorio, Barry Estabrook, Kim Foster, Ian Froeb, Jonathan Gold, Diane Goodman, Matt Goulding, Paul Graham, Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, Gabrielle Hamilton, Tim Hayward, Bernard Herman, Eddie Huang, Rowan Jacobsen, John Kessler, Todd Kliman, Corby Kummer, Francis Lam, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, Tracie McMillan, Joy Manning, Brett Martin, Erin Byers Murray, Kim O'Donnel, Kevin Pang, Carol Penn-Romine, Michael Pollan, Michael Procopio, Steven Rinella, Hank Shaw, Katharine Shilcutt, Erica Strauss, Mike Sula, John Swansburg, Molly Watson, Pete Wells, Katherine Wheelock, Chris Wiewiora, Lily Wong
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"The essays are thought-provoking and moving...This is an absolutely terrific and engaging book...There is enough variety, like a box of chocolates, that one can poke around the book looking for the one with caramel and find it." San Francisco Book Review, 2/4/14 "This year's Best Food Writing 2013 collection...contains everything a foodie (and perhaps non-foodie) might want to read...A top-notch collection, Hughes brings together a wonderful mix that is sure to please the foodie in all of us." Campus Circle, 2/4/14 "Delicious as ever. Holly Hughes does a terrific job putting together the year's scrumptious pieces, from far and wide." Great Falls Tribune, 6/11/14 "A must-read for literary food enthusiasts, Hughes curates a collection of dozens of well-crafted culinary essays on topics often worthy of further digestion." Kirkus Reviews, 11/1/13 "A literary trek across the culinary landscape pairing bountiful delights with plenty of substantive tidbits." Bookviews, November 2013 "If you are a "foodie" then you will surely enjoy Best Food Writing 2013...Its seven sections, ranging from "A Critical Palate" to "Home Cooking", has plenty to enjoy...Hughes...has produced another winner this year." Taste for Life, December 2013 "This collection will leave you both chuckling and pondering, and perhaps a little wiser about the American food scene." CurledUp.com, December 2013 "Offers a diverse collection of articles that provide mouthwatering entertainment for foodies. Highly recommended." Library Journal, 12/1/2013 "Hughes once again has found well-written articles that depict the current interests of foodies...Recommended." PortlandBookReview.com, 12/12/2013 "Serves up a feast of delicious morsels which will have you thinking about food like never before...This book will be like a feast with evocative language that one cannot digest in one sitting." Publishers Weekly website, 1/6/14 "Eclectic...Informative as well as entertaining." New York Journal of Books, 1/15/2014
About Edited by Holly Hughes
Holly Hughes has edited the annual Best Food Writing series since its inception in 2000. The former executive editor of Fodor's Travel Publications, she is also author of Frommer's 500 Places for Food and Wine Lovers and Frommer's 500 Places to Take the Kids Before They Grow Up. She lives with her family in New York City. hollyahughes.net
Best Food Writing 2013 by Edited by Holly Hughes
Edited by Holly Hughes
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