Thursday, January 21, 2016

Josh Friedland's Eatymology chronicles the vocabulary of food, wine and spirits for the 21st century....

One of the most informative, charming, readable and witty food books of late; Eatymology: The dictionary of modern gastronomy  is a great primer  for those wishing to learn the "new" vocabulary of food, wine and spirits. Author Josh Friedland catalogs this vocabulary with an admirable combination of seriousness and satire (and very accurate reporting and research)  in both his illustrations and writing.  The sharp, sleek binding make it a sophisticated, offbeat host/hostess gift. It would also work with food aficionados who need a good self referential laugh....

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I (Mark) have written for The Christian Science Monitor, Clear Magazine, Picture Magazine, Film Score Monthly, Dan's Papers, Rue Morgue, In Flight USA and a lot more publications that I can't remember.... My wife Lynn was a model with the Ford Agency and her photography has been featured in most of the publications I have written for...


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