A Fork in the Road: Tales of Food, Pleasure and Discovery on the Road

A Fork in the Road: Tales of Food, Pleasure and Discovery on the Road

by James Oseland, Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

A Fork in the Road: Tales of Food, Pleasure and Discovery on the Road

2014 James Beard Award Nominee and 2014 Society of Travel Writers Foundation Thomas Lowell Travel Journalism Bronze Award Winner for Travel Book

Join us at the table for this 34-course banquet of original stories from food-obsessed writers and chefs sharing their life-changing food experiences.

The dubious joy of a Twinkie, the hunger-sauced rhapsody of fish heads, the grand celebration of an Indian wedding feast; the things we eat and the people we eat with remain powerful signposts in our memories, long after the plates have been cleared. Tuck in, and bon appetit!

Featuring tales from: James Oseland, Frances Mayes, Giles Coren, Curtis Stone, Annabel Langbein, Neil Perry, Tamasin Day-Lewis, Jay Rayner, Madhur Jaffrey, Michael Pollan, Josh Ozersky, Marcus Samuelsson, Naomi Duguid, Jane and Michael Stern, Francine Prose, Ma Thanegi, Kaui Hart Hemmings, Rita Mae Brown, Monique Truong, Fuschia Dunlop, David Kamp, Mas Masumoto, Daniel Vaughn, Tom Carson, Andre Aciman, MJ Hyland, Alan Richman, Beth Kracklauer, Sigrid Nunez, Chang Rae Lee, Julia Reed, Gael Greene

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781743601105
Publisher: Lonely Planet Global Limited
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Series: Lonely Planet Travel Literature
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 935,175
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

James Oseland is the Editor-in-Chief of SAVEUR. Under his stewardship, the magazine has received more than 25 awards, including five James Beard Awards and an award for best single-topic issue from the American Society of Magazine Editors.

Table of Contents

Introduction James Oseland 08

Consider the Twinkie Giles Coren 13

We'll Have the Cassoulet Francine Prose 25

The Good Witch Sandi Tan 33

The Oyster Men Jay Rayner 43

Southern Exposure Jane Michael Stern 53

How to Eat for Free in Helsinki M.J. Hyland 61

An Italian Education Curtis Stone 75

Afloat on the Amazon Gael Greene 85

What Becomes a Lady Rita Mae Brown 93

Enchanted Isle Monique Truong 101

They Eat Maggots, Don't They? Joe Dunthorne 113

Last Supper in Tuscany André Aciman 121

Chasing the Tail of Chiuchow Fuchsia Dunlop 131

Face To Face With Fugu Marcus Samuelsson 141

High on the Hog in Georgia Daniel Vaughn 149

Stolen Apples, Yankee Pot Roast and a Cabin By the Lake David Kamp 161

The Right Side of the Fall Line Annabel Langbein 171

Omar Sharif Slept Here Alan Richman 181

A Melancholic's Guide to Eating in Paris Josh Ozersky 193

The Importance of Chicken Livers Beth Kracklauer 203

Cuisine by Design Madhur Jaffrey 215

A Wedding Feast Tom Carson 229

Leek of Faith Carla Hall 241

Guns and Gluttony on the Campaign Trail Ma Thanegi 249

A Taste of Coconut Sigrid Nunez 257

Fish Heads Louisa Ermelino 267

City of Wonder Neil Perry 273

Devil in a Blue Apron Frances Mayes 281

The Boys of Summer David Mas Masumoto 289

A Coffee Ceremony Kaui Hart Hemmings 299

Meat on the Hoof Naomi Duguid 307

The Catch Tamasin Day-Lewis 317

In My Mother's Kitchen Martin Yan 325

Made By Hand Michael Pollan 331

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