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How Italian Food Conquered the World

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ISBN-10: 0230340350

ISBN-13: 9780230340350

Edition: 2012

Authors: John F. Mariani, Lidia Matticchio Bastianich

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Not so long ago, Italian food was regarded as a poor man’s gruel—little more than pizza, macaroni with sauce, and red wines in a box. Here, John Mariani shows how the Italian immigrants to America created, through perseverance and sheer necessity, an Italian-American food culture, and how it became a global obsession. Featuring evil villains such as the Atkins diet and French chefs, this is a rollicking tale of how Italian cuisine rose to its place as the most beloved fare in the world, through the lives of the people who led the charge. Full of savory anecdotes from top chefs and resturateurs including Mario Batali, Danny Meyer, Tony Mantuan, Nigella Lawson, and many others, the book also…    
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 5/22/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

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A Plate of Soup Surrounded by Too Many Spoons
The Great Escape
Feeding the Americani
The New Way of the Old World
The Good, the Bad, and the Delicious
II Boom and La Dolce Vita
This Italian … Thing
From Dago Red to Super Tuscan
Breaking Away
Coming to a Boil
A New Respect
No More Excuses
Flash in the Pan
Trattoria Mania
Alta Cucina
Mondo Italiano