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Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes
By Bard, Elizabeth
2010-02 - Little Brown and Company
9780316042796 Check our catalog

Awards:
Gourmand World Cookbook Awards (USA Only) (2010)

In Paris for a weekend visit, Bard sat down to lunch with a handsome Frenchman--and never went home again. "Lunch in Paris" is a memoir about a young American woman caught up in two passionate love affairs--one with her new beau and the other with French cuisine. …More

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
By Bourdain, Anthony
2000-05 - Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
9781582340821 Check our catalog

New York chef Tony Bourdain gives away secrets of the trade in his wickedly funny, inspiring memoir and expos. From his first oyster in the Gironde to his lowly position as a dishwasher in a honky-tonk, Bourdain's tales of the kitchen are as passionate as they are unpredictable. "Kitchen Confidential" reveals what Bourdain calls "25 years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute …More

Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-Time Eater Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-Time Eater
By Bruni, Frank
2009-08 - Penguin Press
9781594202315 Check our catalog

Bruni, restaurant critic for "The New York Times," tells his heartbreaking and hilarious account of his lifelong, often painful struggle with food. …More

My Life in France My Life in France
By Child, Julia
2007-10 - Anchor Books
9780307277695 Check our catalog

Exuberant, affectionate, and boundlessly charming ("The New York Times"), this is the delightful and highly acclaimed memoir from the woman who revolutionized American cooking in the 20th century. …More

Blue Plate Special: An Autobiography of My Appetites Blue Plate Special: An Autobiography of My Appetites
By Christensen, Kate
2013-07 - Doubleday Books
9780385536264 Check our catalog

 

A novelist's deliciously engrossing exploration of her life through the two major passions that have defined it: food and writing.…More


 

Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
By Hamilton, Gabrielle
2011-03 - Random House
9781400068722 Check our catalog


Awards:
Indies Choice Book Awards (2012), New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association Award (2011)

Hamilton, one of America's most recognized chefs, serves up a sharply crafted and unflinchingly honest memoir about the search for meaning and purpose and the people and places that shaped her journey. …More

Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously
By Powell, Julie
2006-09 - Back Bay Books
9780316013260 Check our catalog


Awards:
Books for a Better Life (2005)

Powell needs something to break the monotony of her life. So, she invents a deranged assignment: She will take her mother's dog-eared copy of Julia Child's 1961 classic, "Mastering the Art of French Cooking," and cook all 524 recipes in the span of just one year. …More

Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
By Reichl, Ruth
2005-04 - Penguin Press
9781594200311 Check our catalog

Awards:
Gourmand World Cookbook Awards (USA Only) (2005)

This delicious new volume of Reichl's acclaimed memoirs recounts her "adventures in deception," as she goes undercover in the world's finest restaurants. The editor-in-chief of "Gourmet," she is the author of the bestsellers "Tender at the Bone" and "Comfort Me with Apples." …More

Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger
By Slater, Nigel
2011-09 - Gotham Books
9781592407064 Check our catalog

"Toast" is Slater's extraordinary story of a childhood remembered through food. A bestseller and award-winner in the United Kingdom, "Toast" is sure to delight both foodies and memoir readers on this side of the pond. …More

A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
By Wizenberg, Molly
Illustrator Engman, Camilla
2009-03 - Simon & Schuster
9781416551058 Check our catalog

A memoir with a practical purpose and a cookbook with a life beyond the kitchen, this resource offers 50 recipes full of fresh flavors, and the author's lessons from the kitchen that show who people are, who they love, and who they want to be. …More