Publisher: Pushkin Press
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
"A dazzlingly entertaining, eye-opening volume that shows the restaurant is where performance, fashion, commerce, ritual, class, work and desire all come together... an impressively informative and unreservedly fascinating study." - Midwest Book Review
"A fascinating buffet of fare and facts. . . Deliciously diverse, In the Restaurant is a uniquely intellectual and gastronomic experience." - Foreword Reviews
'A delightful celebration of the restaurant.' - Guardian
'A veritable smorgasbord of mouthwatering gastronomic tales.' - The National
'A playful story, most entertaining, and wonderfully documented.' - Ferran Adria of El Bulli
'An entertaining smorgasbord of tasty stories that build into a deeper picture of the places where we eat, from fast food joints and cafes to the temples of gastronomy.' - Hattie Ellis
'Fascinating, multi-layered, audacious and unique . . . mixes fact and fancy so compellingly that I read it in a single sitting.' - Russell Norman, author of Polpo
"Glorious stuff along the way ... we are unquestionably gripped by the stories... Brilliant. Just bloody brilliant." -- Giles Coren, The Times
"All edible life is here - and tasty gossip, as the lid is lifted on the bubbling cauldron that is culinary society." - Tatler
"Knowing and nourishing in equal measure, the short, sharp chapters arrive like delectable hors d'oeuvres." -- Monocle
"A brilliant, provocative, wonderful, satisfying book. A proper gallimaufry of anecdotes that has been a real pleasure to lose myself in." -- Desperate Reader (blog)
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