Kitchen Confidential Updated Ed

Kitchen Confidential Updated Ed Author : Anthony Bourdain
Release : 2007-01-09
Publisher : Harper Collins
ISBN : 0060899220
File Size : 49.79 MB
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A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine—now with all-new, never-before-published material

Kitchen Confidential

Kitchen Confidential Author : Anthony Bourdain
Release : 2013-05-01
Publisher : A&C Black
ISBN : 1408845040
File Size : 27.48 MB
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After twenty-five years of 'sex, drugs, bad behaviour and haute cuisine', chef and novelist Anthony Bourdain has decided to tell all. From his first oyster in the Gironde to his lowly position as a dishwasher in a honky-tonk fish restaurant in Provincetown; from the kitchen of the Rainbow Room atop the Rockefeller Center to drug dealers in the East Village, from Tokyo to Paris and back to New York again, Bourdain's tales of the kitchen are as passionate as they are unpredictable, as shocking as they are funny.

The President's Kitchen Cabinet

The President's Kitchen Cabinet Author : Adrian Miller
Release : 2017-02-09
Publisher : UNC Press Books
ISBN : 1469632543
File Size : 54.42 MB
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James Beard award–winning author Adrian Miller vividly tells the stories of the African Americans who worked in the presidential food service as chefs, personal cooks, butlers, stewards, and servers for every First Family since George and Martha Washington. Miller brings together the names and words of more than 150 black men and women who played remarkable roles in unforgettable events in the nation's history. Daisy McAfee Bonner, for example, FDR's cook at his Warm Springs retreat, described the president's final day on earth in 1945, when he was struck down just as his lunchtime cheese souffle emerged from the oven. Sorrowfully, but with a cook's pride, she recalled, "He never ate that souffle, but it never fell until the minute he died." A treasury of information about cooking techniques and equipment, the book includes twenty recipes for which black chefs were celebrated. From Samuel Fraunces's "onions done in the Brazilian way" for George Washington to Zephyr Wright's popovers, beloved by LBJ's family, Miller highlights African Americans' contributions to our shared American foodways. Surveying the labor of enslaved people during the antebellum period and the gradual opening of employment after Emancipation, Miller highlights how food-related work slowly became professionalized and the important part African Americans played in that process. His chronicle of the daily table in the White House proclaims a fascinating new American story.

Making Virtual Worlds

Making Virtual Worlds Author : Thomas Malaby
Release : 2011-01-15
Publisher : Cornell University Press
ISBN : 0801457750
File Size : 58.75 MB
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The past decade has seen phenomenal growth in the development and use of virtual worlds. In one of the most notable, Second Life, millions of people have created online avatars in order to play games, take classes, socialize, and conduct business transactions. Second Life offers a gathering point and the tools for people to create a new world online. Too often neglected in popular and scholarly accounts of such groundbreaking new environments is the simple truth that, of necessity, such virtual worlds emerge from physical workplaces marked by negotiation, creation, and constant change. Thomas Malaby spent a year at Linden Lab, the real-world home of Second Life, observing those who develop and profit from the sprawling, self-generating system they have created. Some of the challenges created by Second Life for its developers were of a very traditional nature, such as how to cope with a business that is growing more quickly than existing staff can handle. Others are seemingly new: How, for instance, does one regulate something that is supposed to run on its own? Is it possible simply to create a space for people to use and then not govern its use? Can one apply these same free-range/free-market principles to the office environment in which the game is produced? "Lindens"—as the Linden Lab employees call themselves—found that their efforts to prompt user behavior of one sort or another were fraught with complexities, as a number of ongoing processes collided with their own interventions. Malaby thoughtfully describes the world of Linden Lab and the challenges faced while he was conducting his in-depth ethnographic research there. He shows how the workers of a very young but quickly growing company were themselves caught up in ideas about technology, games, and organizations, and struggled to manage not only their virtual world but also themselves in a nonhierarchical fashion. In exploring the practices the Lindens employed, he questions what was at stake in their virtual world, what a game really is (and how people participate), and the role of the unexpected in a product like Second Life and an organization like Linden Lab.

Smart Casual

Smart Casual Author : Alison Pearlman
Release : 2015-05-06
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
ISBN : 022615484X
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Explores the evolution of gourmet restaurant style in recent decades, which has led to an increasing informality in restaurant design, and examines what these changes say about current attitudes toward taste.

No Reservations

No Reservations Author : Anthony Bourdain
Release : 2007-10-30
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN : 1596914475
File Size : 58.74 MB
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The host of the Travel Channel series "No Reservations" provides a behind-the-scenes account of his global culinary adventures, from New Jersey to New Zealand, offering commentary on food in every corner of the globe.

Cuisine and Culture

Cuisine and Culture Author : Linda Civitello
Release : 2004
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
File Size : 24.35 MB
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The Devil in the Kitchen

The Devil in the Kitchen Author : Marco Pierre White
Release : 2008-05-29
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN : 1596914971
File Size : 71.39 MB
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“There hasn't been a food memoir this deliciously wicked since Anthony Bourdain's Kitchen Confidential.”—Portland Oregonian The Devil in the Kitchen is legendary chef Marco Pierre White's memoir of growing up working-class in Leeds and going on to become a king in the culinary world—the original celebrity chef. The first British chef (and the youngest chef anywhere) to win three Michelin stars—and also the only one to ever give them all back—is known equally for his astonishing talent and for being a chain-smoking, pot-throwing enfant terrible of the kitchen. InThe Devil in the Kitchen he takes readers on a revealing and raucous ride, featuring some of the biggest names in the food world and beyond. It's truly a decadent feast for anyone who loves food or just a great story.

A Poetics of Impasse in Modern and Contemporary American Poetry

A Poetics of Impasse in Modern and Contemporary American Poetry Author : Susan M. Schultz
Release : 2005
Publisher : Modern and Contemporary Poetic
File Size : 79.77 MB
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Addresses the problem of silence in contemporary experimental poetry and examines silence as an aesthetic strategy in itself. The result is an extended meditation on the precarious balance among competing forces in liberating poetic discourse from the realms of silence and the impasses it creates.

Forthcoming Books

Forthcoming Books Author : Rose Arny
Release : 2001
Publisher :
File Size : 68.32 MB
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Food Author :
Release : 2010
Publisher :
File Size : 33.49 MB
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American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record Author :
Release : 2003
Publisher :
File Size : 66.63 MB
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New York

New York Author :
Release : 2007-09
Publisher :
File Size : 31.77 MB
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Books Out Loud

Books Out Loud Author :
Release : 2007
Publisher :
File Size : 40.52 MB
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American Food Writing

American Food Writing Author : Molly O'Neill
Release : 2007
Publisher :
File Size : 29.74 MB
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Draws on 250 years of American culinary history to present written works from virtually every region of the country while offering a tribute to a host of ethnic cuisines, in a recipe-complemented volume that includes Henry David Thoreau's musings on the watermelon, Herman Melville's thoughts on clam chowder, and Ralph Ellison's observations on baked yams.

The Textures of Time

The Textures of Time Author : Michael G. Flaherty
Release : 2011
Publisher :
File Size : 75.22 MB
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A thoughtful exploration of time and how we make it do our bidding

Hollywood Creative Directory

Hollywood Creative Directory Author :
Release : 2007
Publisher :
File Size : 71.25 MB
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