Greetings!

From Building Stories by Chris Ware (Pantheon 2012)

Welcome to our store! We now have most of our in-store inventory listed online here. Please note that this inventory is not up-to-the-minute, so it's always a good idea to call ahead to make sure that the book you want is still there, especially if the number on hand is just one or two copies. If we don't have it in stock, then you can special order it here, usually for 20% off the cover price.

Cookbooks and Food Writing 2014 Holiday Picks

$27.99
ISBN-13: 9780307464880
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Published: Clarkson Potter, 10/2014

For the first time, trusted and beloved cookbook author Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, answers the number one question she receives from cooks: Can I make it ahead?
If you’ve ever found yourself stuck in front of the stove at your own party, scrambling to get everything to the table at just the right moment, Ina is here to let you in on her secrets! Thanks to twenty years of running a specialty food store and fifteen years writing cookbooks, she has learned exactly which dishes you can prep, assemble, or cook ahead of time. Whether you’re hosting a pa...more


$27.99
ISBN-13: 9781607746218
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Published: Ten Speed Press, 10/2014

The hotly anticipated follow-up to London chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s bestselling and award-winning cookbook Plenty, featuring more than 150 vegetarian dishes organized by cooking method.

Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the world’s most beloved culinary talents. In this follow-up to his bestselling Plenty, he continues to explore the diverse realm of vegetarian food with a wholly original approach. Organized by cooking method, more than 150 dazzling recipes emphasize spices, seasonality, and bold flavors. From inspired salads to hearty main dishe...more


$39.95
ISBN-13: 9780714867526
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Published: Phaidon Press, 10/2014

"All my life I have wanted to travel through Mexico to learn authentic recipes from each region and now I don’t have to – Margarita has done it for me!" – Eva Longoria

The first truly comprehensive bible of authentic Mexican home cooking, written by a living culinary legend, Mexico: The Cookbook features an unprecedented 700 recipes from across the entire country, showcasing the rich diversity and flavors of Mexican cuisine. Author Margarita Carrillo Arronte has dedicated 30 years to researching, teaching, and cooking Mexican food, resulting in this imp...more


$21.99
ISBN-13: 9781452119632
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Published: Chronicle Books, 2/2014

Done. answers the age-old question that stumps all cooks: "Is it ready yet?" In this infinitely handy kitchen guide, foremost cooking authority James Peterson gives at-aglance answers for more than 85 of the most vexing-to-cook foods, from sauces, vegetables, fish, and meats to sweets. Detailed descriptions of smell, sound, look, and texture provide a quick reference, while more than 500 color photographs clearly capture each key stage of doneness. With distilled explanations of the 10 basic cooking methods for context, Done. is the solution to thermometer dependence. It's...more


Cookbook Book (Hardcover)

$47.95
ISBN-13: 9780714867502
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Published: Phaidon Press, 11/2014

Over 100 of the most beautiful, influential and informative cookbooks of the past 300 years.

Compiled by a panel of experts in the fields of art, design, food and photography, Cookbook Book is an opus celebrating cookbooks of all shapes, sizes, languages and culinary traditions. From tried‐and‐true classics such as Larousse Gastronomique and Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child to surprising quirky choices such as The Mafia Cookbook and The Hawaiian Cookbook, each of these cookbooks has shaped, influenced or revolut...more


$31.99
ISBN-13: 9781936493869
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Published: Cook's Illustrated, 10/2014
The fourth book in the best-selling Cook's Illustrated series, The Cook's Illustrated Meat Book is a valuable education and recipe collection rolled into one--a trusted resource you'll turn to whether you're grilling steak, pan-searing chicken breasts, or turning out a holiday roast....more

$21.56
ISBN-13: 9781936493845
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Published: America's Test Kitchen, 9/2014
America's Test Kitchen reinvents make-ahead cooking with revolutionary strategies and more than 150 recipes designed for the time-pressed cook....more

Best Food Writing (Paperback)

$12.79
ISBN-13: 9780738217918
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Published: Da Capo Lifelong Books, 10/2014
For fourteen years, Best Food Writing has served up the creme de la creme of the year's food writing. The 2014 edition once again offers the tastiest prose of the year, from a range of voices: food writing stars, James Beard Award winners, writer-chefs, bestselling authors, and up-and-coming bloggers alike. With new sections devoted to "A Table for Everyone" and "Back to Basics," you'll find a topic and a flavor for every appetite--the cutting-edge, the thoughtful, the provocative, and the hilarious--a smorgasbord of treats for the foodie in all of us.
Contributors include: Elissa Altman, ...more

$21.59
ISBN-13: 9781492603023
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Published: Sourcebooks, 11/2014

"Like many miniencyclopedias, this one is studded with often intriguing facts."--Kirkus

From the chief historian at HISTORY(R) comes a rich chronicle of the evolution of American cuisine and culture, from before Columbus's arrival to today.

Did you know that the first graham crackers were designed to reduce sexual desire? Or that Americans have tried fad diets for almost two hundred years? Why do we say things like "buck" for a dollar and "living high on the hog"? How have economics, technology, and social movements changed our tastes? Uncover these and other fascinating aspects of Amer...more


$23.95
ISBN-13: 9781617691249
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Published: Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 10/2014
In "New Latin Flavors," award-winning chef Richard Sandoval offers more than 125 vibrantly seasoned Latin dishes, inspired by his popular restaurant fare but carefully streamlined for the home cook. Quesadillas, ceviches, arepas, and enchiladas are offered with Sandoval's signature flair and bold flavors. The book also presents delectable cocktails featuring traditional Latin spirits that are beloved in the world of mixology--tequila, mescal, cachaca, rum, and pisco--and a variety of salsas, guacamoles, and other cocktail snacks. Whether the food is comfortingly familiar, like the Mahi-Mahi Ta...more

$23.99
ISBN-13: 9781476746371
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Published: Scribner Book Company, 10/2014
A gorgeous, fully illustrated collection of recipes, cooking techniques, and pantry wisdom for delicious, healthy, and harmonious family meals from the incredible Pollan family--with a foreword from Michael Pollan.
In "The Pollan Family Table," Corky, Lori, Dana, and Tracy Pollan invite you into their warm, inspiring kitchens, sharing more than 100 of their family's best recipes. For generations, the Pollans have used fresh, local ingredients to cook healthy, irresistible meals. Michael Pollan, whose bestselling books have changed our culture and the way we think about food, writes in his ...more

$23.99
ISBN-13: 9780316334259
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Published: Little, Brown and Company, 9/2014

The authorized companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain, with more than 150 life-changing gluten-free recipes for complete health and vitality.

Dr. David Perlmutter's groundbreaking bestseller Grain Brain revolutionized the way we think about our health, exposing the devastating effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain. By eating the right foods, you can profoundly affect how your brain will be working next year, in five years, and for the rest of your life.

The Grain Brain Cookbook presents more t...more


$23.99
ISBN-13: 9780385345620
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Published: Clarkson Potter, 10/2014

Get the recipes everyone is talking about in the debut cookbook from the wildly popular blog Skinnytaste
 
Gina Homolka is America’s most trusted home cook when it comes to easy, flavorful recipes that are miraculously low-calorie and made from all-natural, easy-to-find ingredients. Her blog, Skinnytaste is the number one go-to site for slimmed down recipes that you’d swear are anything but. It only takes one look to see why people go crazy for Gina’s food: cheesy, creamy Fettuccini Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli with only 420 calories per serving,...more


Prune (Hardcover)

$35.99
ISBN-13: 9780812994094
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Published: Random House, 11/2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From Gabrielle Hamilton, bestselling author of Blood, Bones & Butter, comes her eagerly anticipated cookbook debut filled with signature recipes from her celebrated New York City restaurant Prune.
 
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE SEASON BY
Time • O: The Oprah Magazine • Bon Appétit • Eater

A self-trained cook turned James Beard Award–winning chef, Gabrielle Hami...more


$31.99
ISBN-13: 9780547724249
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Published: Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 10/2014

$31.99
ISBN-13: 9780316254069
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Published: Little, Brown and Company, 4/2014

In this innovative cookbook, James Beard award-winning author Michael Ruhlman explains why the egg is the key to the craft of cooking.
For culinary visionary Michael Ruhlman, the question is not whether the chicken or the egg came first, it's how anything could be accomplished in the kitchen without the magic of the common egg. He starts with perfect poached and scrambled eggs and builds up to brioche and Italian meringue. Along the way readers learn to make their own mayonnaise, pasta, custards, quiches, cakes, and other preparations that rely fundamentally on the hidden powe...more


$47.95
ISBN-13: 9780714865294
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Published: Phaidon Press, 5/2014

The definitive guide to Thai cuisine, with 500 authentic recipes from every region brought together in one comprehensive and beautifully produced volume.

Author and photographer Jean‐Pierre Gabriel traveled throughout Thailand for years to research the unique flavors and culinary history that make up the country’s food culture. Here, he presents an array of dishes ranging from street vendor snacks to home‐cooked meals to restaurant tasting menus and everything in between. Learn to recreate classics such as Massaman Curry and Green Papaya Salad ...more


Heritage (Hardcover)

$31.99
ISBN-13: 9781579654634
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Published: Artisan Publishers, 10/2014

Sean Brock is the chef behind the game-changing restaurants Husk and McCrady s, and his first book offers all of his inspired recipes. With a drive to preserve the heritage foods of the South, Brock cooks dishes that are ingredient-driven and reinterpret the flavors of his youth in Appalachia and his adopted hometown of Charleston. The recipes include all the comfort food (think food to eat at home) and high-end restaurant food (fancier dishes when there s more time to cook) for which he has become so well-known. Brock s interpretation of Southern favorites like Pickled Shrimp, Hoppin John,...more


$15.16
ISBN-13: 9780761145264
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Published: Workman Publishing, 10/2014

From the author of the international bestseller" In and Out of the Garden" and the wondrous sketchbook "Sara Midda s South of France" comes a long-awaited treasure of a book. Drawn from the artist s wealth of impressions and memories, it is a book for lovers of food and art and fine gift books a book for anyone who, upon arriving in a new town, seeks first the local market, or who believes the best thing to do on a given night is to share a table with friends. Sara Midda is a watercolorist whose delicate and beautiful paintings shine like jewels, evoking the sweet purple taste of a summer r...more


New Arrivals 11/18/14

New books on our shelves this week.

The Escape (Hardcover)

$22.40
ISBN-13: 9781455521197
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Published: Grand Central Publishing, 11/2014

$27.99
ISBN-13: 9780393241297
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company, 12/2014

$23.19
ISBN-13: 9780062314963
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Published: William Morrow & Company, 11/2014

$22.36
ISBN-13: 9781594205545
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Published: Penguin Press HC, The, 11/2014

$23.99
ISBN-13: 9780670786039
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Published: Viking Adult, 11/2014

$20.76
ISBN-13: 9781595588364
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Published: New Press, The, 6/2013

$23.16
ISBN-13: 9780670026432
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Published: Viking Adult, 11/2014

$31.99
ISBN-13: 9780805096569
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Published: Henry Holt and Co., 10/2013

$21.56
ISBN-13: 9780525954842
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Published: Dutton Adult, 11/2014

$21.56
ISBN-13: 9780399171925
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Published: Blue Rider Press, 11/2014

$18.39
ISBN-13: 9780062368331
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Published: Dey Street Books, 11/2014

$19.99
ISBN-13: 9781627791878
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Published: Metropolitan Books, 11/2014

Ardor (Hardcover)

$27.99
ISBN-13: 9780374182311
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 8/2014

$23.16
ISBN-13: 9780307911759
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Published: Pantheon, 11/2014

$22.36
ISBN-13: 9780399163876
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Published: Blue Rider Press, 11/2014

$35.99
ISBN-13: 9780500517642
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Published: Thames & Hudson, 11/2014

Yves Saint Laurent (Hardcover)

$31.99
ISBN-13: 9780500517604
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Published: Thames & Hudson, 11/2014

$19.99
ISBN-13: 9783836554411
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Published: Taschen, 11/2014

$11.99
ISBN-13: 9780988518339
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Published: Tyrant Books, 11/2014

$11.16
ISBN-13: 9780544146426
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Published: Mariner Books, 11/2014

$15.99
ISBN-13: 9781626197473
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Published: History Press, 11/2014

$15.99
ISBN-13: 9780143126676
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Published: Penguin Books, 10/2014

$17.56
ISBN-13: 9781629146386
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Published: Not for Tourists, 11/2014

$15.19
ISBN-13: 9782067194120
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Published: Michelin Travel Publications, 11/2014

$13.56
ISBN-13: 9780393349825
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company, 12/2014

He Said, She Said (Paperback)

$7.99
ISBN-13: 9780062118981
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Published: Amistad Press, 11/2014

Rogue Knight (Hardcover)

$14.39
ISBN-13: 9781442497030
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks, 11/2014

Creed (Paperback)

$7.99
ISBN-13: 9780738740805
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Published: Flux, 11/2014

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