In a Los Angeles cafe, Iraqi-American chef Sirine begins a hauntingly sweet love affair with an exiled Iraqi academic.
Filmmaker Ella Brady finds not only physical but also emotional nourishment while interacting with the staff at her favorite Dublin restaurant.
The Bobby Gold Stories
This is the latest thriller by Food Network chef Bourdain, who is also the author of the nonfiction bestseller Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly.
Second Thyme Around
In this charming romantic comedy, a divorced couple reheats their relationship by co-hosting a cooking show.
Five Quarters of the Orange
The author of the bestseller Chocolat tempts the reader once again with this account of a French crêperie owner who is still struggling to overcome emotional wounds she received as a child during World War II.
An American bakery owner suffering career and romantic disappointments decides to go to baking school in Japan, in hopes of rediscovering her love of baking and of life.
Reduced to tossing salads, Le Cordon Bleu graduate Layla Mitchner quits her job and begins to reexamine her life in this appealing debut for fans of the Chick Lit genre.
Widowed Camille, a long-time resident of Watts, defies her family by refusing to give up her dreams of staying in the neighborhood and opening a restaurant.
Ruth’s baking hobby helps her to cope with life’s complications in this charming tale of romantic and familial love.
Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years
In this latest comic look at the life of Adrian Mole, the now-adult Adrian does not let the fact that he can’t cook diminish his hopes for his new job as host of a cooking show.
Culinary Mystery Series
Diane Mott Davidson
Colorado caterer Goldy Bear Schulz
Lemon Meringue Pie Murder
Minnesota bakery owner Hannah Swenson
Hold The Cream Cheese, Kill The Lox
Ruby the Rabbi’s wife
Death by Chocolate
California investigator (and gourmand) Savannah Reid
Custard’s Last Stand
Pennsylvania Dutch Country inn owner Magdalena Yoder
The Secret Ingredient Murders
Continuation of Virginia Rich’s series starring cook/sleuth Eugenia Potter
Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Ham?
Washington, D.C., food critic Chas Wheatley
Literature and the Arts
Food Varieties: Hundreds of Copyright-Free Illustrations—All Ready to Use
745.4442 qF686 1995
Creative Dough Crafts: 100 Delightful Designs to Make in Your Own Kitchen
745.5 qC334 1997
Celebrate the Red, White & Blue: 101 Patriotic Crafts, Food & Decorating Ideas
745.5 qC392 2002
Toast the Host
745.5 qT627 1996
Feasting: A Celebration of Food in Art
758.9641 fY59 1992
Matisse: A Way of Life in the South of France
759.4 qM43Zna 1998
Food Photography and Styling
John F. Carafoli
778.93 qC258 1992
Ismail Merchant’s Florence: Filming and Feasting in Tuscany
791.4372 qR777Zm 1994
The Fireside Book of Wine: An Anthology for Wine Drinkers
Alexis Bespaloff, Editor
Best Food Writing
Holly Hughes, Editor
808.80355 B5612 2000
Eat, Drink and Be Merry: Poems about Food and Drink
Peter Washington, Editor
808.80355 E14 2003
Food for Thought: An Anthology of Writings Inspired by Food
Joan and John Digby, Editors
808.80355 F686 1987
Food Tales: A Literary Menu of Mouthwatering Masterpieces
808.831 F686 1992
Soupsongs: Webster’s Ark
Roy Blount, Jr.
- The Age of Innocence
- Babette’s Feast
- Big Night
- Chef in Love
- Combination Platter
- The Duchess of Duke Street
- Eat Drink Man Woman
- Fried Green Tomatoes
- Like Water for Chocolate
- Soul Food
- The Spitfire Grill
- State Fair
- What’s Cooking?
- Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.