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Author Platt, Adam (food writer), author.

Title The book of eating : adventures in professional gluttony / Adam Platt.

Publication Info. New York : HarperCollins, 2019.


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Description 257 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of unnumbered plates : illustrated ; 24 cm
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Summary "As the son of a diplomat growing up in places like Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan, Adam Platt didnt have the chance to become a picky eater. Living, traveling, and eating in some of the most far-flung locations around the world, he developed an eclectic palate and a nuanced understanding of cultures and cuisines that led to some revelations which would prove important in his future career as a food critic. In Tokyo, for instance--"a kind of paradise for nose-to-tail cooking"--he learned that "if your'e interested in telling a story, a hair-raisingly bad meal is much better than a good one." From dim sum in Hong Kong to giant platters of Peking duck in Beijing, fresh-baked croissants in Paris and pierogi on the snowy streets of Moscow, Platt takes us around the world, re-tracing the steps of a unique, and lifelong, culinary education. Providing a glimpse into a life that has intertwined food and travel in exciting and unexpected ways, The Book of Eating is a delightful and sumptuous trip that is also the culinary coming-of-age of a voracious eater and his eventual ascension to become, as he puts it, "a professional glutton."--Amazon.
Subject Platt, Adam (food writer).
Food writers -- Biography.
ISBN 0062293540

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