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The book of eating : adventures in professional gluttony / Adam Platt.

Platt, Adam, (author.).
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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library LPNF 641.509 PLA (Text) 33187004642936 Large Print Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062944887
  • Physical Description: x, 364 pages (large print), 8 unnumbered pages of plates ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First HarperLuxe edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Lunch with Gael -- Eating with my father -- Eating with my mother -- Eating with my brothers -- After leaving China : Japan -- The birth of a critic, part 1 -- The birth of a critic, part 2 -- Eating with my family -- The showdown at ZZ's Clam Bar -- "Adam Platt is a miserable fuck," part 1 -- "Adam Platt is a miserable fuck," part 2 -- Travels, part 1 -- Travels, part 2 -- Meditations on dieting as a restaurant critic and other ridiculous pipe dreams -- Further meditations on dieting -- Meditations on dieting, final thoughts -- The best job of the twentieth century, part 1 -- The best job of the twentieth century, part 2 -- Faking it : the imperfect art of the perfect review, part 1 -- The imperfect art of the perfect review, part 2 -- End of days.
Summary, etc.:
"As the son of a diplomat growing up in places like Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan, Adam Platt didn't have the chance to become a picky eater. Living, traveling, and eating in some of the most far-flung locations around the world, he developed an eclectic palate and a nuanced understanding of cultures and cuisines that led to some revelations which would prove important in his future career as a food critic ... From dim sum in Hong Kong to giant platters of Peking duck in Beijing, fresh-baked croissants in Paris and pierogi on the snowy streets of Moscow, Platt takes us around the world, re-tracing the steps of a unique, and lifelong, culinary education. Providing a glimpse into a life that has intertwined food and travel in exciting and unexpected ways"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Platt, Adam.
Food writers > United States > Biography.
Large type books.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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