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Recommended by ......mmmmm....don't recall. I think I heard it on an interview on NPR....actually an interesting read if you are interested in HOW we came to be a gourmet nation. Read morePublished on June 29, 2013 by Red Fellix
While readable, the book seems just like a list of all the food-culture events, factoids, and personalities, without very little analysis or tying things into culture or society. Read morePublished on April 15, 2013 by Lisa
Great book. Easy shopping. I am a culinary student and very busy. Shopping on line, quick response and there at my home. No parking, traffic, or checkout lines. Graet service.Published on January 29, 2012 by m-byron
Never before has a civilization had so much access to so great a variety of foodstuffs. David Kamp knows how we came to be here. Read morePublished on May 26, 2010 by Cook in a Bar
I enjoyed reading about how we got to this wonderful state of great choices in this nation. (Plus a little gossip) thrown in)Published on September 19, 2009 by dottie miller
"United States of Arugula" is a delicious history of how gourmet food became the province of the everyday American. Read morePublished on April 11, 2009 by Amaranth
Very well-written and entertaining, this book offers a concise history of how we became "foodies".Published on September 19, 2008 by RubyBee