The November 23rd, 2009 issue of the New Yorker is dedicated to all things food, and it's full of big names (Heston Blumenthal! Mimi Sheraton!), trendy food (Poutine!), and a gigantic dissection of what cookbooks mean from Adam Gopnick. Below, we let you know what is (and isn't) worth your time.
John Colapinto takes Manhattan [...]
Mimi Sheraton, writing for the Guardian UK, asks if the death of French cuisine been greatly exaggerated:
Ever since the culinary triumphs of Ferran Adrià et al in Spain, we have been reading critics' assessments that the culinary torch has been passed to Spain. France, we are told in glittering hyperbole, doesn't even begin to stack [...]