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This is no mind-shattering, earth-changing story, but it was a very pleasant read.
I was astonished that the author did not learn more about the woman whose parents went out of their way return to Italy from Egypt to help their daughter save her arm.
And like the saying goes; "if you want to make an omelet, you have to break a few eggs"!
Kim Severson is a gifted writer and storyteller. Her personal back story is compelling and she shares it in a forthright manner. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Laura F.
I really enjoyed this book more than I thought I would. It was great to get insight into the minds of the chefs interviewed by the author, but even more compelling was the author's... Read morePublished on May 17, 2012 by lindyjulie
Kim shared some wonderful insights, which I earmarked. But they were overshadowed by the "poor me" tone of the book. Read morePublished on October 20, 2011 by Susan
For a non-cook like myself, reading "Spoon Fed" made me appreciate the life lessons one can learn through the art of cooking, and just how cooking can bring people together -- how... Read morePublished on January 25, 2011 by averystar907
Having studied with Marcella Hazan, and Victor, in their Venice home, I am shocked and saddened by how Ms. Severson presents Marcella in particular. Read morePublished on November 10, 2010 by Ann C. Iverson
Spoon Fed is Kim Severson's autobiography. In her book she paints a word portrait of herself that is a mirror of ourselves reflecting our own anxieties: am I good enough to do... Read morePublished on July 19, 2010 by Irena Chalmers
Kim Severson bares her soul in this memoir that chronicles how she found comfort and acceptance through and around food (with a little help from sobriety). Read morePublished on July 6, 2010 by Peter Shermeta
Kim Severson is not only one of the best food journalists in America today, she's one of the most honest. Read morePublished on June 22, 2010 by Amy Reiley
I TORE through this book and always perk right up whenever I see that she has a new piece in the times. Read morePublished on June 21, 2010 by NaughtiLiterati