Where Shall We Go For Dinner?: A Food Romance

Where Shall We Go For Dinner?: A Food Romance

by TamasinDay-Lewis (Author)

Synopsis

'A scrumptious umpteen course gastromance. I gobbled every word.' Richard E. Grant Sharing a good dinner is one of the chief pleasures of life. This is a year of travel and culinary discovery, part memoir, part love story, but the glue that holds it together is food, a shared passion, if not obsession. Tamasin and her companion Rob set out with no real plan for the forthcoming year other than that each trip offers the possibility of perfection and discovery of something new. Whether investigating the food scene in San Francisco, sipping a cocktail in Venice, or walking down Sullivan St in New York to dine on fried chicken at the Blue Ribbon, they always set out in hope of the perfect dinner. They may find it at a small cafe in the hills of Santo Stefano Belbo in Piemonte, or snacking on falafel in a warm wad of pitta bread at Mamoun's, a hole in the wall in Greenwich Village. Sometimes they try too hard and don't find it at all, but even the disappointment is food for thought...and there is always tomorrow. Tamasin captures beautifully the sense of expectation and excitement, the atmosphere of each place and the shared pleasures of the table. This is a book to be savoured, enjoyed and lingered over.

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More Information

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Edition: 01
Publisher: W&N
Published: 08 Nov 2007

ISBN 10: 0297844296
ISBN 13: 9780297844297
Book Overview: The ultimate foodies' book - part memoir, part love story, Tamasin writes beautifully and passionately about her travels, encounters and adventures in search of the perfect dinner. Includes 20 special recipes from her travels. Her destinations include Piedmont, Venice, Puglia, Lyons, Gascony, Ireland, New York and San Francisco. Contains a glossary of outstanding restaurants and places visited. Tamasin appears on UK Food which regularly runs her three television series.

Media Reviews
A sumptuous melange of moving anecdotes, amusing escapades and mouth-watering recipes EASY LIVING 'a joy' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY Scrumptious... Crammed with recipes and celebrity anecdotes, it's a delicious adventure and personal confession EVE an appealing account of the life of a food lover Metro Scotland the real pleasure is Day-Lewis's fluent writing. a page-turner The Observer Another lovely treat for food fans. this is like reading a modern Elizabeth David - sumptuous, absorbing and entirely satisfying First One of the nine best food books of 2007 The Week Mouthwatering memoir of travels across Italy, France and America The Londonpaper
Author Bio
Tamasin is one of Britain's finest food writers. She has produced and directed many TV documentaries and appeared in 3 UK Food TV series: Tamasin's Weekends and Tamasin's Great British Dishes'.