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This is a wide-ranging anthology of New Yorker fact, fiction, and fun cartoons. I recommend it often to anyone who's interested in food, cooking, and 20th century American... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Bun-Bun Baxter
Well worth reading; the cartoons are wonderful and the fiction, especially the Roald Dahl and the VS Pritchett, is terrific. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Anne Mills
I bought it hoping for more cocktail style stories, but it includes many stories that I just didn't find interesting, and were written in a manner that is a little out of date for... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Scott Schiffmacher
This is a wonderful exploration of all things culinary seen through the eyes (and mouths) of brilliant New Yorker contributors.Published on March 28, 2013 by Jim
Secret Ingredients is a collection of food/drink essays culled from the venerable New Yorker. It contains such gems as working backstage at a Julia Childs cooking demonstration,... Read morePublished on July 17, 2012 by L.S.
We read a lot of these pieces years ago when they appeared in The New Yorker.
It's really fun to have all this great writing in one place and all of it is wonderful. Read more
Make no mistake, each of Resnick's selections is an exceptional piece of writing. Its hard to decide whether the food or the writing was more enjoyable. Read morePublished on April 19, 2011 by Smita Rao
I cannot remember the time that I have read a book that gave me so much enjoyment. It is not a cookbook, nor is it a mixology book. Read morePublished on April 10, 2011 by Frederick J. Miller
This is a fascinating book. The essays are thougthful, insightful and funny. It's like a history of "food-thinking".Published on February 19, 2011 by Nate G. Mulvihill