Natives and tourists alike are hungry to discover New York City's other culinary realms -- the gastronomic riches of the Outer Boroughs as well as Manhattan's best kept dining secrets. There's an intriguing array of great eating out there, and whether you crave the most sumptuous Moroccan feast or just a plain slice of serious, old-fashioned pizza, The Eclectic Gourmet Guide to Greater New York City will make every meal a satisfying adventure.Author Jim Leff insightfully and humorously navigates readers beyond Manhattan's well-known eateries (Anybody can find the Rainbow Room!) and into a wonderland of hidden restaurant gems. As creator of Chowhound, the popular and critically lauded web site (www.chowhound.com) and contributor to countless newspapers and magazines, Left has an unsurpassed track record in uncovering superior and unusual dining experiences. From Harlem church basement suppers to long-forgotten Brooklyn Jewish delis to swanky Midtown sashimi clubs (plus zillions of the most exotic ethnic kitchens), Left will make sure every bite counts. Evocative full-page, at-a-glance profiles -- along with charts indexed by cuisine, star rating, and location -- guide-readers to the perfect restaurant.
The past 25 years has seen Chicago transformed from a heartland stronghold of meat and potatoes into a major culinary center. Chicago Cooks chronicles this story through the eyes of the Chicago chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, female leaders in the food and dining world. They tell how the Chicago food scene grew and evolved, touching on landmark restaurants like Charlie Trotter's and Frontera Grill, the rise of ethnic cuisines imported from around the world, and the proliferation of shops, markets, and classes serving the ever more sophisticated home cook. The book also includes a bounty of 75 recipes for entertaining from this unique group of Chicago food authorities, gathered specially for this book.
Natives and tourists alike will eat like members of the Hollywood elite with the completely revised edition of The Eclectic Gourmet Guide to Los Angeles in their pockets. With more than 40 new fully profiled restaurants, diners can choose from a dazzling array of interesting, authentic, and -- above all -- delectable dining experiences.
The creators of the popular no-holds-barred Unofficial Guides now take locals and travelers out on the town with the Eclectic Gourmet, their new dining-guide series. The Eclectic Gourmet Guide to Atlanta helps you avoid dining disappointments and overpriced restaurants and points you directly to the best-quality dining for the price.
A food and travel writer draws on a series of interviews with ethnic food merchants, including importers, restaurateurs, grocers, vendors, and manufacturers, to explore the diverse ways in which immigrants from every corner of the world have transformed and shaped American culinary traditions. Reprint.
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This expanded and updated edition of the local bestseller takes food lovers and serious home cooks on a tasty romp into Chicago's secret culinary corners to find everything they never knew they needed. Includes information on over 2,000 ingredients, little-known stores and grocers, helpful hints, and recipes.