A Fork in the Road : Tales of Food, Pleasure and Discovery on the Road, Paperback
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher A Fork in the Road: Tales of Food, Pleasure and Discovery on the Road 2014 James Beard Award Nominee and 2014 Society of Travel Writers Foundation Thomas Lowell Travel Journalism Bronze Award Winner for Travel Book Join us at the table for this 34-course banquet of original stories from food-obsessed writers and chefs sharing their life-changing food experiences.

The dubious joy of a Twinkie, the hunger-sauced rhapsody of fish heads, the grand celebration of an Indian wedding feast; the things we eat and the people we eat with remain powerful signposts in our memories, long after the plates have been cleared.

Tuck in, and bon appetit!Featuring tales from: James Oseland, Frances Mayes, Giles Coren, Curtis Stone, Annabel Langbein, Neil Perry, Tamasin Day-Lewis, Jay Rayner, Madhur Jaffrey, Michael Pollan, Josh Ozersky, Marcus Samuelsson, Naomi Duguid, Jane and Michael Stern, Francine Prose, Ma Thanegi, Kaui Hart Hemmings, Rita Mae Brown, Monique Truong, Fuschia Dunlop, David Kamp, Mas Masumoto, Daniel Vaughn, Tom Carson, Andre Aciman, MJ Hyland, Alan Richman, Beth Kracklauer, Sigrid Nunez, Chang Rae Lee, Julia Reed, Gael Greene About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, a suite of inspiring travel pictorials, literature, and references, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications Ltd
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  • Category: Cookery / food & drink etc
  • ISBN: 9781743218440



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A Fork in the Road is a play on words as the stories are not only about food around the world but also about transformative moments in people's lives - excellent selection of short pieces

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A piece of light indulgence rather like a tasty snack that whets the appetite for more. This collection is described as a "34-course banquet of original stories" and there's definitely all the variety of a banquet. The consistent theme is food and travel, those subjects of perennial appeal. All the stories are well written and bear evidence of each author's passion for his or her subject. Interesting to read those by well known Australian foodies, Neil Perry and Curtis Stone. If you love food, travel and a diverting, entertaining read, this one's for you.

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