Supermarket produce sections bulging with a year-round supply of perfectly round, bright red-orange tomatoes have become all but a national birthright. But in Tomatoland, which is based on his James Beard Award-winning article, "The Price of Tomatoes," investigative food journalist Barry Estabrook reveals the huge human and environmental cost of the $5 billion...
History Cooking & Cookbooks - Spaghetti, gnocchi, tagliatellea, ravioli, vincisgrassi, strascinati pasta in its myriad forms has been a staple of the Mediterranean diet longer than bread. This beautiful ... - Encyclopedia of Pasta (Books)
General Business & Economics - The untold story of the renegade burger chain that evokes a passionate following unlike any other In fast-food corporate America, In-N-Out Burger stands apart. Begun in a ... - In-N-Out Burger: A Behind-the-Counter Look at the Fast-Food Chain That Breaks All the Rules (Books)
Film and Video - General Performing Arts - A whole new kind of movie tie-in the first in a series goes behind the scenes and deeper into the issues and ideas raised by a provocative documentary on the contemporary way ... - Food Inc.: A Participant Guide: How Industrial Food is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer-And What You Can Do About It (Books)
Industries - Retailing Business & Economics - Part culinary travelogue, part cultural history, Save the Deli is a must-read for anyone whose idea of perfect happiness is tucking into a pastrami on rye with a pickle on the ... - Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen (Books)
Mark Kurlansky, the bestselling author of Cod and The Basque History of the World, here turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history: salt. The only rock we eat, salt has shaped civilization from the very beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of the history of humankind. A substance so valuable it served as...
Historical - General Biography & Autobiography - The Barnes & Noble Review In New England folklore, cod was the fish that Christ multiplied to feed the masses. Satan tried to do the same thing, but since his hands were ... - Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World (Books)