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ISBN: 0307399028 / ISBN-13: 9780307399021

The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food

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"From the author of Paris to the Moon--one man's quest for the meaning of food in a time obsessed with what to eat. Never before have we cared so ... Show synopsis

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  • The Table Comes First: Family, France and the Meaning of Food (Vintage Books Canada) – Trade paperback (2012)
    by Adam Gopnik

    The Table Comes First: Family, France and the Meaning of Food

    Trade paperback, Vintage Books Canada
    2012
    English
    336 pages

    ISBN: 0307399028
    ISBN-13: 9780307399021

    Never before have we cared so much about food. With inimitable charm and learning, Adam Gopnik charts America's recent and rapid evolution from commendably aware eaters to manic, compulsive gastronomes. It is a journey that begins in eighteenth-century France and carries us to the kitchens of the White House, the molecular meccas of Barcelona, and beyond. Throughout, Gopnik reminds us of a time-honored truth: What goes on the table has never mattered as much to our lives as what goes on around the table--the scene of ... Show more

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