Culinary Artistry

Culinary Artistry by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg The book covers says it best: Through interviews with more than 30 of America’s leading chefs—including Rick Bayless, Daniel Boulud, Gray Kunz, Jean-Louis Palladin, Jeremiah Tower, and Alice Waters—the authors reveal what defines “culinary artists,” how and where they find their inspiration, and how they translate that vision to the plate. Through recipes and reminiscences, chefs discuss how they select and pair ingredients, and how flavors are combined into dishes, dishes into menus, and menus into bodies of work that eventually comprise their cuisines. Buy it from Amazon Canada: CDN $30.09 Buy […]

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Dining Out

Dining Out by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg If you enjoy dining out, you’ll love to read about the secrets of those who do it professionally: restaurant critics. This book is a fascinating look at some of the North America’s best critics, the process that they use and the ingenious methods they employ to keep their identity hidden. Andrew and Karen’s book is informative, witty and highly entertaining. Buy it from Amazon Canada: CDN $31.47 Buy it from Chapters/Indigo Canada: CDN $29.66 Buy it from Amazon U.S.: US $20.97 Buy it from Barnes & Noble: US $29.95

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Capital Dining

Capital Dining by Anne Desbrisay This is Ottawa’s definitive dining guide. Enjoy the best spots to eat, both casual and fine dining, as vetted by our capital city’s leading restaurant critic of impeccable taste. Buy it from Amazon Canada: CDN $13.56 Buy it from Chapters/Indigo Canada: CDN $16.95 Creative Bound Resources $19.95

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Comfort Me With Apples: More Adventures at the Table

Comfort Me With Apples: More Adventures at the Table by Ruth Reichl Her memoir warmly recounts her development as a restaurant critic for the New York Times and then editor of Gourmet magazine. Buy it from Amazon Canada: book CDN $17.85 cassette CDN $27.27 Buy it from Chapters/Indigo Canada: CDN $21.00 Buy it from Amazon U.S.: book US $11.16 cassette US $18.17 Buy it from Barnes & Noble: US $13.45

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Cook This: Recipes for the Goodtime Girl

Cook This: Recipes for the Goodtime Girl Amy Rosen I love Amy’s saucy-smart attitude! But she’s got the brains and culinary acumen to back up the ‘tude. This is a great cookbook for anyone who’s looking to put some sass and flavor back into their meals. Buy it from Amazon Canada: $24.95 Buy it from Chapters/Indigo Canada: $24.95 Buy it from Amazon U.S.: check for new stock Buy it from Barnes & Noble: check for new stock

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