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A Gastronomic History (with Recipes)

Drew Smith


List Price: 30.00*
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Praise For Oyster: A Gastronomic History (with Recipes)

“Drew Smith’s Oyster satisfies on so many levels. It is rich in history, lore, recipes, fascinating images—in short, a delicious book from start to finish.” 

— Sandy Ingber, Grand Central Oyster Bar

“A brilliant crusade for the oyster that shows how food has shaped our history, art, literature, lawmaking, culture, and, of course, lovemaking and cuisine.”

— Raymond Blanc, Brasserie Blanc and Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

“If you like history and oysters, this is a must-read. Through Smith’s storytelling and imagery, you will never look at an oyster quite the same way again. This book presents a sharp, educational, and intriguing look into the cultural past and present of oysters throughout the world.”

— April Bloomfield, The Spotted Pig, The Breslin, and the John Dory Oyster Bar

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419719226, 256pp.

Publication Date: October 6, 2015

About the Author

Drew Smith is former editor of The Good Food Guide, which was a number-one bestseller for 10 years. He has been a restaurant writer for the Guardian newspaper and has won the Glenfiddich award, which recognizes outstanding food and drink writing, three times.