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Jun 4, 2024

Walking Tours with Wander, Eat & Tell

Learn about the woman who leads our new series of food tours around New York City.
CRAIG MOD ON CAPTURING JAPAN’S VANISHING CAFE CULTURE

Apr 6, 2024

CRAIG MOD ON CAPTURING JAPAN’S VANISHING CAFE CULTURE

Embarking on an extraordinary journey along Japan's Nakasendō historic highway, Craig Mod's Kissa by Kissa unravels the stories embedded within the fabric of the country’s traditional coffee shops, also known as kissaten. In this exclusive excerpt from the book, we encounter Kumata, a quaint kissaten in Kiso-Fukushima run by the kindly Mr. and Mama Kumata.
In the Spirit: 10 Cocktail Recipe Books for Bartenders

Mar 5, 2024

In the Spirit: 10 Cocktail Recipe Books for Bartenders

The art of mixology goes far beyond simply pouring drinks. It requires understanding flavor profiles and techniques a...
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Jan 28, 2024

The Evolution of Vegan Cookbooks

The past decade has witnessed a remarkable rise in the popularity of veganism and plant-based diets. Some people choo...
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Jan 4, 2024

Best Sellers of 2023

Our best seller round up celebrates the unconventional and the extraordinary in the world of food and drink literature, a testament to the adventurous palates and curious minds of our cherished community of customers,
Matt's Favorite Cookbooks of 2023

Dec 6, 2023

Matt's Favorite Cookbooks of 2023

Each of these books earned its place on this list because it surprised me. After more than 32 years of bookselling, I know I have not seen it all. But I have seen many familiar things dressed up in shiny new threads, and that has made me most interested in books which do something differently...
Fruitcake Contest 2023

Nov 13, 2023

Fruitcake Contest 2023

It’s time to get into the holiday spirit. And what better way than with sweet treats, good company, and a few festive...
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Nov 13, 2023

Holiday Cookie Contest 2023

It’s time to get into the holiday spirit. And what better way than with sweet treats, good company, and a few festive...
Michelin Stars: Books by Top Nordic Chefs and Restaurants

Sep 22, 2023

Michelin Stars: Books by Top Nordic Chefs and Restaurants

The Nordic culinary scene has been making waves in recent years, garnering international recognition for its emphasis...
Exploring Korean Cuisine: 7 Great Books for Food Enthusiasts

Aug 28, 2023

Exploring Korean Cuisine: 7 Great Books for Food Enthusiasts

Korean food’s distinguished flavor profile incorporates bold and harmonious combinations of sweetness, spiciness, tan...
The World of Vegan Cuisine: A Journey of Flavor

Jul 10, 2023

The World of Vegan Cuisine: A Journey of Flavor

Veganism has sparked a gastronomic revolution, transforming traditional dishes from various cultures into imaginative...
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May 22, 2023

Exploring Books about Food History, Politics, and Culture

The need for food is older than human civilization. Many researchers believe that the desire for a steady food supply...

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