Category Archives: Book

Food with Padma Lakshmi

In an effort to watch less TV and feel marginally more intellectual, a few of my friends and I started a book club. Once every month or so we get together after work, order some drinks, and talk about a book. We’ve done everything from the more highbrow All the Light We Cannot See to a one called Retail Hell. I can relate to the latter more than I would care to admit. Falling somewhere in the middle is Padma Lakshmi’s relatively new book. Continue reading

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Food with F. Scott Fitzgerald

The one thing I love about blogging about food is finally noticing how much it comes up in times that I’m not stuffing my face. Oftentimes, I come across other people’s opinions about food while reading, and I’m not just referring … Continue reading

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So…This Is Awkward

We have another winner! Since the mysterious Webtekplus never responded to win his/her copy of Fed, White, and Blue, I picked another lucky winner- and it’s Steve of the blog Steve’s Been There! If you could shoot me an e-mail at afamishedfoodie … Continue reading

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Reminder and Some Shameless Plugging

So, Webtekplus, who very well may not be real now that he/she/it hasn’t responded to the Fed, White, and Blue giveaway win, has until tonight to send me an e-mail at afamishedfoodie (at) gmail (dot) com before I pick a new winner. … Continue reading

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And the Winner Is…

The winner of my Fed, White, and Blue giveaway is Webtekplus! Congrats (even if your name kind of sounds like spam, haha). If you could shoot me an e-mail at afamishedfoodie (at) gmail (dot) com, I’ll tell you about the next steps. … Continue reading

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Book Review + Giveaway: Fed, White, and Blue

Simon Majumdar is someone of whom I was only superficially aware before picking up his newest novel, Fed, White, and Blue. As my sister and her boyfriend marathoned Cutthroat Kitchen the evening after I received the book, I walked in, looked at the screen, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Provence, 1970

I’ve been really behind on my blogging this month, but I finally had some time to sit down and review a book that brings together a number of my interests, Provence, 1970. While I’m not particularly interested in the ’70s, I … Continue reading

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