Books

Books

In 'Hungry Ghosts,' Anthony Bourdain's Final Work Scares Us Starving

'Hungry Ghosts' is a fittingly haunting last publication for Bourdain, and it should be on your list of scary reads this Halloween.
Lizzy Saxe
10.21.18
food safety

This Book Reveals the Truth About All of Our Grossest Food Habits

From double-dipping to beer pong hygiene, Paul Dawson and Brian Sheldon are exploring the nastiest questions of food science.
Lauren Rothman
10.17.18
Books

‘Heartburn’ Is Still the Best Book About Food and Breakups

Thirty-five years on from its publication, Nora Ephron’s semi-autobiographical novel is an all-too-human declaration of gustatory independence.
Josh Baines
6.28.18
Books

Ruby Tandoh Wants You to Fall Back in Love with Your Appetite

The food writer and former Great British Bake Off contestant's new book dismantles diet culture and food fads to celebrate eating exactly what you want.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
2.5.18
Books

This Book Explores the Eating Habits of Famous Female Historical Figures

Food historian Laura Shapiro’s new book examines the relationships notable women including Eleanor Roosevelt, Eva Braun, and Helen Gurley Brown had with food.
Marta Bausells
1.23.18
Art

This Food Photographer Sees You Stealing Her Photographs

Brittany Wright is known for her mesmerising photographs of fruit, vegetables, and bread. But she hasn't gotten the credit for her work.
Mayukh Sen
12.7.17
veganism

This Radical Bookshop Also Serves Radical Vegan Food

Liverpool’s News From Nowhere has been selling political books and serving as a hangout for left-wing activists since the 1970s. And in the basement hides a pay-by-donation vegan cafe.
Ian Jones
10.6.17
Cookbooks

Zoe Adjonyoh Wants You to Step Inside Her Ghana Kitchen

We talk to the London chef about her new cookbook, which showcases the West African-inspired dishes from her wildly popular Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen supper club and pop-up restaurant.
Eleanor Langdale
5.3.17
Books

This ‘Anti-Cookbook’ Celebrates Stealing Recipes

Jonathan Meades, former restaurant critic and author of The Plagiarist in the Kitchen, says that anyone who claims to have invented a dish is delusional. But does anyone actually do that?
Daisy Meager
4.5.17
Books

How Hunger and Taste Have Secretly Defined the Course of Civilization

In his book Food Fights and Culture Wars, Tom Nealon posits questions like: "Did the advent of the dinner party spark the French Revolution?" and "Did lemonade cure the plague?"
Emily Monaco
3.20.17
Cookbooks

Anthony Bourdain Wants to Publish the Next Great Teen Novel

I spoke with Anthony Bourdain and his collaborator Laurie Woolever about YA novels, the hallmarks of a good burger, and most importantly, the duo's new genre-busting cookbook, <i>Appetites</i>.
Ivy Knight
11.30.16
Berlin

This Former Web Developer Is Bringing Syrian Food to Berlin

Hadi Nsreeny fled Aleppo for an IT job in Germany last year, but ended up introducing a Middle Eastern-inspired menu of hummus with flatbrot and baba ghanouj to Berlin's Wolff & Eber restaurant.
Alexandra Hayward
4.5.16