Like Moneyball, But For Restaurants

Like Moneyball, But For Restaurants

With a title like “The Underground Culinary Tour”, one might initially expect something akin to a pub crawl but for food. The subtitle of this book, however, gives away a bit more: The Underground Culinary Tour: How the New Metrics…

A Proper Drink, Anyone?

A Proper Drink, Anyone?

By now you’ve definitely noticed the proliferation of craft cocktail bars and that even casual spots have upped their game. But… where did this trend come from? Who are the people who saved us from an eternity of banal vodka…

Soframiz

Soframiz

In Soframiz: Vibrant Middle Eastern Recipes from Sofra Bakery and Cafe, a collection of over a hundred recipes from Cambridge’s Sofra Bakery and Cafe, you’ll find a collection of dishes curated from the authors’ travels throughout Turkey and the Middle…

Cooking In the French Country

Cooking In the French Country

Part cookbook, part coffee-table book highlighting how glorious it would be to live in French wine country, French Country Cooking: Meals and Moments from a Village in the Vineyards by Mimi Thorisson is as much a joy to read as…

All Under Heaven

All Under Heaven

In All Under Heaven, Carolyn Phillips has put together a contemporary and comprehensive overview of the culinary landscape of China, selecting more than 300 recipes for this book, which examines all 35 different cuisines in China – first time anyone’s…

The Dim Sum Field Guide

The Dim Sum Field Guide

Ready to graduate from visual selections off the cart, to ordering off the menu? (Not that you should ever give up the cart, because that’s a huge part of the fun of dim sum.) The Dim Sum Field Guide: A…

Victuals

Victuals

Ronni Lundy’s Victuals: An Appalachian Journey, with Recipes (hint: “victuals” may sound more familiar to you if you pronounce it “vittles”) explores the food, people, and places of Appalachia – the Mountain South of the United States – sharing their…

Robin Ha's Cook Korean Recipe Comics

Robin Ha’s Cook Korean Recipe Comics

We love recipes and we love comics so recipe comics seem like a natural fusion to us. We also love all things kimchi, so when you have a collection of Korean recipe comics you definitely have our attention. And that’s…

Super Upset? Console Yourself With Sandwiches

Super Upset? Console Yourself With Sandwiches

We weren’t sure what to expect from a book with a title like “A Super Upsetting Cookbook About Sandwiches,” but given the evidence: – The author Tyler Kord is owner/chef at the No. 7 Sub shobs in NYC – William…

Ridiculously Good Looking Moka Pots

Ridiculously Good Looking Moka Pots

We love our Bialetti moka pot when we need strong java, but its polished chrome sensibilities won’t necessarily work with all kitchen designs. (It’s a sharp contrast to a wood-and-glass Chemex, for sure). Now, along comes the Collar collection from…