"You don’t need a fancy culinary degree or to be fluent in French to make excellent meals in your own home… you just need This is a Cookbook." (coolmaterial.com)
"...on their way to becoming the scruffy avatars of next-wave Brooklyn cuisine for a national audience." (TimeOut New York)
"The glossy visuals, typography and page layout read much like a graphic novel; it’s easy to get lost in the pages. Recipes, which include simple, original twists on things like popcorn and sandwiches, might also push readers out of their comfort zones with Korean-Style Short Ribs and Chicken Adobo." (T: The New York Times Style Magazine)
About the Author
Eli Sussman (age 26) is a line cook at Mile End Deli in Brooklyn, which has been featured on several “best of” lists, including Time Out, GQ, and Village Voice. He is also the marketing director for Taste of the Nation NYC, an annual tasting event to benefit the national hunger charity Share Our Strength. He has MC'd events, such as the Los Angeles Times Taste and Taste of the Nation LA, and has written for several websites including LAist.com and WilliamsSonoma.com.
Max and Eli’s first cookbook, Freshman in the Kitchen, was released immediately after they graduated from college. They have cooked with Hoda and Kathie Lee on The Today Show and have appeared on WGN and ABC-Chicago morning programs.