Food Writing, Cookbooks, & Beverages

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Taste: My Life Through Food Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982168018
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Published: Gallery Books - October 5th, 2021

From award-winning actor and food obsessive Stanley Tucci comes an intimate and charming memoir of life in and out of the kitchen.
Taste is a reflection on the intersection of food and life, filled with anecdotes about his growing up in Westchester, New York; preparing for and shooting the foodie films Big Night and Julie & Julia; falling in love over dinner; and teaming up with his wife to create meals for a multitude of children. Each morsel of this gastronomic journey through good times and bad, five-star meals and burned dishes, is as heartfelt and delicious as the last.


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Spirited: Cocktails from Around the World Cover Image
By Adrienne Stillman, Andy Sewell (By (photographer)), Philipp Hubert (Designed by)
$49.95
ISBN: 9781838661618
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Published: Phaidon Press - September 30th, 2020

This definitive cocktail recipe book for the home bartender includes 610 cocktail recipes from 6 continents and 60 countries, spanning 500 years. With most cocktails only including three or four ingredients, there is something for novice drink-makers and expert bartenders alike.


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Snacky Tunes: Music is the Main Ingredient, Chefs and Their Music Cover Image
By Darin Bresnitz, Greg Bresnitz, Khuong Phan (Contributions by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781838661366
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Published: Phaidon Press - October 14th, 2020

Snacky Tunes was first a podcast where chefs talked with musicians about the meals they create and the music that inspires them. Now it's a fabulous collection of 77 all-new candid interviews from the world's most acclaimed chefs - showcasing these soul-sustaining exchanges, in which food and music seamlessly intertwine. Very cool!


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Leaked Recipes: The Cookbook: A Collection of Over 50 Recipes Found in the World's Biggest Email Leaks and the Stories Behind Them Cover Image
By Demetria Glace (Editor), Emilie Baltz (Photographer)
$49.95
ISBN: 9782365680318
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Published: Jbe Books - August 31st, 2021

The unlikely premise of this real cookbook is as follows: The recipes come from emails released after having been hacked, leaked, breached and uploaded by governments as part of large-scale investigations. Indulge in once-confidential instructions, shared by staff from the world's most influential companies, government workers linked to high ranking officials' emails, and more.


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Antoni: Let's Do Dinner Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780358395324
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Published: Mariner Books - September 14th, 2021

Who doesn't want to do dinner with Queer Eye's Antoni? Next best is an autographed copy of his cookbook! Great gift idea. While supplies last!!


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Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple Cover Image
By Dorie Greenspan, Mark Weinberg (By (photographer))
$35.00
ISBN: 9780358223580
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Published: Mariner Books - October 19th, 2021

OMG, Left Bank Books has autographed copies of Baking with Dorie! While supplies last! This is an excellent gift for the baker in your family! That's Dorie Greenspan, the James Beard Award-winning and NYT best-selling author.


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Naturally, Delicious Dinners Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781423658269
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Published: Gibbs Smith - September 21st, 2021

This heavily illustrated cookbook complies 100 favorite veggie main meal, one-pot meal, pasta, salad, soup, dessert, and bread recipes from the magazine Naturally, Danny Seo to take your healthy yet gourmet cooking to the next level.


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Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura) Cover Image
$42.50
ISBN: 9781523502196
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 12th, 2021

Created by the ever-curious minds behind Atlas Obscura, this breathtaking guide transforms our sense of what people around the world eat and drink. Covering all seven continents, Gastro Obscura serves up a loaded plate of incredible ingredients, food adventures, and edible wonders. It's like pulling up a chair at the world's table without ever leaving home!


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Grains for Every Season: Rethinking Our Way with Grains Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781579659561
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Published: Artisan - November 23rd, 2021

Joshua McFadden's first book, the James Beard Award-winning and perennially bestselling Six Seasons, transformed the way we cook with vegetables. Now he's back with a new book that applies his maximalist approach to flavor and texture to cooking with grains. These are not your hippie grandma's recipes, although there was nothing wrong with those. These recipes will demystify those weird grains you may think of as birdseed or cattle feed and change the way you cook for the better!


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Filipinx: Heritage Recipes from the Diaspora Cover Image
By Angela Dimayuga, Ligaya Mishan, Alex Lau (By (photographer))
$40.00
ISBN: 9781419750380
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Published: Abrams - November 2nd, 2021

Rising young chef and cultural tastemaker Angela Dimayuga puts a fresh spin on the classic Filipino cuisine of her mother with recipes designed for home kitchens.


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New Native Kitchen: Celebrating Modern Recipes of the American Indian Cover Image
By Freddie Bitsoie, James O. Fraioli, Quentin Bacon (By (photographer)), Gabriella Trujillo (Illustrator)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781419753558
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Published: Abrams - November 16th, 2021

Renowned Chef Freddie Bitsoie was a sensation in St. Louis when he served up one of his mutli-course indigenous inspirations as guest chef at Bulrush, a local restaurant celebrating Ozark cuisine. With this cookbook, Bitsoie showcases the variety of flavor and culinary history on offer from coast to coast, providing modern interpretations of 100 recipes that have long fed this country.
LBB owner Kris Kleindienst was privileged to sample his work and is thrilled for the publication of his cookbook. She can't wait to both read and cook from this remarkable man's work.


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The Latin American Cookbook Cover Image
By Virgilio Martinez, Nicholas Gill (Contributions by)
$49.95
ISBN: 9781838663124
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Published: Phaidon Press - November 24th, 2021

Easily the most comprehensive and varied selection of recipes ever published from one of the most fascinating and diverse regions of the world - under the expert tutelage of globally renowned Peruvian chef, Virgilio Martínez. And beautifully designed and presented, as always by Phaidon Press, well-known for its international cooking series.


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The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails Cover Image
By David Wondrich (Editor in Chief), Noah Rothbaum
$65.00
ISBN: 9780199311132
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - November 4th, 2021

For the home bartender who has absolutely everything:

The Companion to Spirits and Cocktails is everything you could possibly want to know about drinks, processes, and techniques from around the world as well as those in the US and Europe. It provides clear explanations of the different ways that spirits are produced, including fermentation, distillation, and ageing, alongside a wealth of new detail on the emergence of
cocktails and cocktail bars, including entries on key cocktails and influential mixologists and cocktail bars.


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Together: Memorable Meals Made Easy [American Measurements] Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781250821799
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 2nd, 2021

Get ready to welcome friends and family back around your table with Jamie's brand-new cookbook, TOGETHER - a joyous celebration of incredible food to share.
Each chapter features a meal, from seasonal feasts to curry nights, with a simple, achievable menu that can be mostly prepped ahead.

Jamie's aim - whether you're following the full meal or choosing just one of the 130 individual recipes - is to minimize your time in the kitchen so you can maximize the time you spend with your guests.

(Jamie is a Brit but the measurements are American.)


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The Best of Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: Favorite Recipes from BreadIn5 Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781250277435
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 12th, 2021

Many of us spent 2020 learning to bake bread. Now that many of us are back to work, we can still enjoy fresh bread but in less time, taught by one of the masters, Jeff Hertzberg.


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Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Recipes (And Love My Microwave): A Cookbook Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781524759247
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 26th, 2021

The globally renowned chef of Momofuku, star of Netflix's Ugly Delicious, and bestselling author of Eat a Peach now shares the kitchen hacks and culinary tricks he uses as a new home cook for a growing family-and shows the rest of us how to make the most of our cooking skills. Super fun book!


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Black Food: Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora [A Cookbook] Cover Image
By Bryant Terry (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781984859723
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Published: 4 Color Books - October 19th, 2021

In this stunning and deeply heartfelt tribute to Black culinary ingenuity, Bryant Terry, author of Vegetable Kingdom and Afro-Vegan, captures the broad and divergent voices of the African Diaspora through the prism of food. With contributions from more than 100 Black cultural luminaires from around the globe, the book moves through chapters exploring parts of the Black experience, from Homeland to Migration, Spirituality to Black Future, offering delicious recipes, moving essays, and arresting artwork. This would make a wonderful gift.


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Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love: Recipes to Unlock the Secrets of Your Pantry, Fridge, and Freezer: A Cookbook Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593234365
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Published: Clarkson Potter - November 2nd, 2021

Left Bank Books owner Kris Kleindienst has, and uses, everyone of Ottolenghi's bestselling cookbooks. She is loving this latest installment which distills everything that is wonderful about what Ottolenghi and his team of chef's create into simple, flavor-packed recipes using whatever you have in your pantry to make everyday meals ala Ottolenghi a breeze.


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Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062909107
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Published: Ecco - September 28th, 2021

The world was heart-broken to lose Anthony Bourdain in 2018. Collected here are remembrances from his many friends and colleagues. Laurie Woolever, Bourdain's longtime assistant and confidante, interviewed nearly a hundred of the people who shared Tony's orbit-from members of his kitchen crews to his writing, publishing, and television partners, to his daughter and his closest friends-in order to piece together a remarkably full, vivid, and nuanced vision of Tony's life and work.


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Can I Mix You a Drink? Cover Image
By T-PAIN, Maxwell Britten, Kathy Iandoli (Contributions by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781954220003
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Published: Kingston Imperial - November 2nd, 2021

It all started, really, with a song about liquor.

In 2007, "rappa ternt sanga" T-Pain released his hit single "Can I Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin')," propelling the artist to mainstream royalty.

Now, working with Mixologist Maxwell Britten, former Bar Director to Brooklyn's James Beard Award Winning Maison Premiere, T-Pain sets cocktails to music. Each drink has been carefully curated to reflect a sentiment from one of his hit songs.


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The Little Pine Cookbook: Modern Plant-Based Comfort Cover Image
By Moby
$35.00
ISBN: 9780593087367
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Published: Avery - September 7th, 2021

Is there anything Moby cannot do? From the insanely popular musician who doubles as the godfather of veganism, comes a vegan cookbook inspired by the restaurant he started, Little Pine in Los Angeles.