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Food Life Inside the World of Food with the Grocer Extraordinaire at Fairway

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ISBN-10: 0061231681

ISBN-13: 9780061231681

Edition: 2008

Authors: Steven Jenkins, Mitchel London

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From Fairway Market's master buyer and author of the hugely successful Cheese Primer comes a celebration of the store's extravagant food collection and the stories surrounding its culture. Fairway, a local institution in New York City for more than fifty years, is the busiest food store in the world. There shoppers can find innumerable artisanal food products, which, for three decades, Steven Jenkins has traveled the world to find. With a wonderful narrative and anecdotes from the man who personally brought so many of the world's greatest foods to New York and the United States, readers will become more enthusiastic shoppers and better cooks. Jenkins's longtime associate, Mitchel London,…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 7/1/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 7.38" wide x 9.12" long x 0.95" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Steven Jenkins is a San Francisco-based cultural critic whose writings on film, music, art, and literature appear in national periodicals, exhibitions catalogs, and artist monographs. He is the editor of City Slivers and Fresh Kills: The Films of Gordon Matta-Clark and Model Culture: James Casebere, Photographs 1975-1996.

Mitchel London runs the Fairway Caf� and Steakhouse, and is its chef de cuisine. He was Mayor Ed Koch's official chef at Gracie Mansion for seven years and is the coauthor of The Mitchel London Gracie Mansion Cookbook .