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Alex Kapranos is the frontman for the Scottish rock group Franz Ferdinand, whose first two albums have sold more than 1.5 million copies.
It's an eloquently written series of edible snapshots that captures the writer's culinary history and his more recent dining discoveries, both delicious AND disgusting. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Michelle Lemma
I'm pretty much food obsessed, so this was a nice read. However, I think some of the stories could been expanded a bit so that we could follow Alex's journey better. Read morePublished 19 months ago by the kheshire kat
I loved this book, but I wish there was an audiobook available. I first found out about it on an episode of (I think) Fresh Air on NPR when it first came out and Alex read an... Read morePublished on December 30, 2012 by Allison Dineen
Love this book. It's funny, personal, and I learned several new words from reading it.
I bought this book as a music fan, but after finished reading it, I realised that Alex Kapranos is a decent writer as well.
I hope he writes more in the future.
You would never expect a rockstar to write like this. Not saying we should hold celebrities at lower standards, but this book is above and beyond works of many professional food... Read morePublished on February 18, 2010 by C. Meng