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A guide by Y. McCloskey "booklover918"
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Products sampled from this guide:

Bar Life and Wine Production

The Tender Bar: A Memoir
Cocktail
Sideways (Full Screen Edition)
Bottle Shock
A Walk in the Clouds
Cheers: Season 1


Chocolate

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Such Devoted Sisters (Signet)
Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America
Chocolat (Miramax Collector's Series)


Small Diners

Pearl (Signet)
Empire Falls
Frankie & Johnny
Fried Green Tomatoes (Extended Anniversary Edition)
Alice (Television Favorites Compilation)


Family Restaurants

Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family
Love and Meatballs
Midnight at the Dragon Cafe: A Novel (Alex Awards (Awards))
My Big Fat Greek Wedding


Food Writers and Critics

Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
Cooking for Mr. Latte: A Food Lover's Courtship, with Recipes
Eating My Words : An Appetite For Life
Julie & Julia


True Tales from the Trenches

Waiting: The True Confessions of a Waitress
Service Included: Four-Star Secrets of an Eavesdropping Waiter
The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry: Love, Laughter, and Tears in Paris at the World's Most Famous Cooking School
Girl Cook: A Novel
Dishwasher: One Man's Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States (P.S.)
White House Chef: Eleven Years, Two Presidents, One Kitchen
Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany
NOVA - Typhoid Mary: The Most Dangerous Woman in America


Catering

Miss Invisible
The Truth About Forever


Food Competition

Horsemen of the Esophagus: Competitive Eating and the Big Fat American Dream
Cookoff: Recipe Fever in America
The Ungarnished Truth: A Cooking Contest Memoir


Small Food Artisans

The Secret Life of Bees (movie tie-in): Tie In Edition
Fresh Eggs
Blessed Are The Cheesemakers [Playaway]
The Cheese Nun


Controversial or Disturbing

Waiting... (Two-Disc Widescreen Edition)
Fast Food Nation
McLibel
Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World
Super Size Me [DVD]
Food, Inc.


Bakery

Bread Alone: A Novel


American Chinese Food

The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food

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Bar Life and Wine Production
1.  The Tender Bar: A Memoir [Bargain Price]  by J. R. Moehringer
$5.98 Used & New from: $1.24
4.4 out of 5 stars   (439) | 1 customer discussion
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2.  Cocktail [Multiple Formats] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [NTSC] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Tom Cruise
$6.93 Used & New from: $0.26
4.0 out of 5 stars   (171)
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3.  Sideways (Full Screen Edition) [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [Dubbed] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Full Screen]  DVD ~ Paul Giamatti
$4.49 Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars   (787) | 2 customer discussions
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4.  Bottle Shock [Multiple Formats] [AC-3] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Alan Rickman
$6.49 Used & New from: $0.48
4.4 out of 5 stars   (466) | 2 customer discussions
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5.  A Walk in the Clouds  by Deborah Chiel
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3.8 out of 5 stars   (9)
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6.  Cheers: Season 1 [Multiple Formats] [Box set] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Ted Danson
$12.96 Used & New from: $3.97
4.7 out of 5 stars   (301) | 1 customer discussion
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Chocolate
7.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory  by Roald Dahl
$5.16 Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars   (825) | 1 customer discussion
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8.  Such Devoted Sisters (Signet)  by Eileen Goudge
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3.2 out of 5 stars   (9)
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9.  Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America  by Steve Almond
$14.49 Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars   (122)
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10.  Chocolat (Miramax Collector's Series) [Anamorphic] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Juliette Binoche
$9.99 Used & New from: $0.01
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Small Diners
11.  Pearl (Signet)  by Tabitha King
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12.  Empire Falls  by Richard Russo
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13.  Frankie & Johnny [Anamorphic] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [Widescreen] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Al Pacino
$13.96 Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars   (107)
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14.  Fried Green Tomatoes (Extended Anniversary Edition) [Multiple Formats] [AC-3] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Kathy Bates
$5.00 Used & New from: $0.25
4.8 out of 5 stars   (690) | 7 customer discussions
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15.  Alice (Television Favorites Compilation) [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Subtitled] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Linda Lavin
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4.6 out of 5 stars   (110) | 3 customer discussions
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Family Restaurants
16.  Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family  by Patricia Volk
$11.97 Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars   (54)
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17.  Love and Meatballs  by Susan Volland
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18.  Midnight at the Dragon Cafe: A Novel (Alex Awards (Awards))  by Judy Fong Bates
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19.  My Big Fat Greek Wedding [Multiple Formats] [Anamorphic] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [Full Screen] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Andrea Martin
$9.08 Used & New from: $1.99
4.3 out of 5 stars   (1,000)
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Food Writers and Critics
20.  Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table  by Ruth Reichl
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4.3 out of 5 stars   (250)
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21.  Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table  by Ruth Reichl
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22.  Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise  by Ruth Reichl
$12.68 Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars   (258)
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23.  Cooking for Mr. Latte: A Food Lover's Courtship, with Recipes  by Amanda Hesser
$13.79 Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars   (84)
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24.  Eating My Words : An Appetite For Life [Bargain Price]  by Mimi Sheraton
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4.3 out of 5 stars   (11)
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25.  Julie & Julia [Multiple Formats] [AC-3] [Color] [Dolby] [Dubbed] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Meryl Streep
$7.47 Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars   (732) | 4 customer discussions
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True Tales from the Trenches
26.  Waiting: The True Confessions of a Waitress  by Debra Ginsberg
$9.61 Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars   (149)
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27.  Service Included: Four-Star Secrets of an Eavesdropping Waiter  by Phoebe Damrosch
$9.48 Used & New from: $0.01
2.9 out of 5 stars   (86)
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28.  The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry: Love, Laughter, and Tears in Paris at the World's Most Famous Cooking School  by Kathleen Flinn
$11.19 Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars   (109)
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29.  Girl Cook: A Novel  by Hannah McCouch
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30.  Dishwasher: One Man's Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States (P.S.)  by Pete Jordan
$11.82 Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars   (46)
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31.  White House Chef: Eleven Years, Two Presidents, One Kitchen  by Andrew Friedman
$19.13 Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars   (43)
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32.  Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany  by Bill Buford
$13.16 Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars   (256) | 1 customer discussion
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33.  NOVA - Typhoid Mary: The Most Dangerous Woman in America [Closed-captioned] [Color] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Nancy Porter
$16.99 Used & New from: $8.25
4.5 out of 5 stars   (13)
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Catering
34.  Miss Invisible  by Laura Jensen Walker
$13.49 Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars   (47)
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35.  The Truth About Forever  by Sarah Dessen
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4.6 out of 5 stars   (377) | 3 customer discussions
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Food Competition
36.  Horsemen of the Esophagus: Competitive Eating and the Big Fat American Dream  by Jason Fagone
$12.04 Used & New from: $4.00
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37.  Cookoff: Recipe Fever in America  by Amy Sutherland
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38.  The Ungarnished Truth: A Cooking Contest Memoir  by Eleanor Mathews
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3.9 out of 5 stars   (19) | 1 customer discussion
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Small Food Artisans
39.  The Secret Life of Bees (movie tie-in): Tie In Edition  by Sue Monk Kidd
$11.91 Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars   (2,347) | 4 customer discussions
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40.  Fresh Eggs  by Rob Levandoski
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41.  Blessed Are The Cheesemakers [Playaway]  by Sarah-Kate Lynch
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4.1 out of 5 stars   (48)
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42.  The Cheese Nun [Color] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Sister Noella Marcellino
Used & New from: $49.99
5.0 out of 5 stars   (6) | 1 customer discussion
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Controversial or Disturbing
43.  Waiting... (Two-Disc Widescreen Edition) [Multiple Formats] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Ryan Reynolds
$6.79 Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars   (312)
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44.  Fast Food Nation [AC-3] [Color] [Dolby] [Dubbed] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Greg Kinnear
$7.99 Used & New from: $0.16
3.2 out of 5 stars   (160)
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45.  McLibel [Closed-captioned] [Color] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Helen Steel
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46.  Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World [Color] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Cori Brackett
$19.95 Used & New from: $14.95
4.5 out of 5 stars   (44)
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47.  Super Size Me [DVD] [Multiple Formats] [Color] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ John Banzhaf
$10.39 Used & New from: $0.04
3.9 out of 5 stars   (627)
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48.  Food, Inc. [Multiple Formats] [AC-3] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [Dubbed] [NTSC] [Subtitled] [Widescreen]  DVD ~ Eric Schlosser
$9.49 Used & New from: $5.00
4.7 out of 5 stars   (2,195) | 2 customer discussions
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Bakery
49.  Bread Alone: A Novel  by Judith Ryan Hendricks
$11.79 Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars   (136)
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American Chinese Food
50.  The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food  by Jennifer 8. Lee
$14.00 Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars   (92) | 2 customer discussions
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Last updated: 5/4/10
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