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This is the first book I have ever read under this category, and I'm "hungry" for more.
It's storytelling with detail so eloquent and vivid that it feels like a good friend is taking you to experience these places.
Alex Kapranos' Sound Bites is a great collection of food essays Kapranos penned while on tour (mostly) with Franz Ferdinand.
What an enjoyable read! Alex Kapranos, lead singer of Franz Ferdinand, has a delightfully descriptive and entertaining way of bringing you with him as he travels with his band... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Cara Anderson
Even if you aren't a fan of Franz Ferdinand you can enjoy this book. Filled with quirky and original takes on eating around the world. Read morePublished on October 26, 2010 by Louis Mendez
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 Chang Meng
This collection is great for people who are into food, but not "foodies". I.e., people who would be just as happy finding the best banh mi in town as eating in a 3 star... Read morePublished on October 26, 2007 by Eddie G