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Like your favorite local grocery store, with its sushi bar, fresh baked goods, and maybe a very obliging butcher, Best Food Writing offers a bounty of everything in one place. For seventeen years, Holly Hughes has delved into piles of magazines and newspapers, scanned endless websites and blogs, and foraged through bookstores to provide a robust mix of what’s up in the world of food writing. From the year’s hottest trends (this year: meal kits and extreme dining) to the realities of everyday meals and home cooks (with kids, without; special occasions and every day) to highlighting those chefs whose magic is best spun in their own kitchens, these essays once again skillfully, deliciously evoke what’s on our minds—and our plates. Pull up a chair.

Contributors include:

  • Betsy Andrews
  • Jessica Battilana
  • John Birdsall
  • Matt Buchanan
  • Jennifer Cockrall-King
  • Tove Danovich
  • Laura Donohue
  • Daniel Duane
  • Victoria Pesce Elliott
  • Edward Frame
  • Phyllis Grant
  • Andrew Sean Greer
  • Kathy Gunst
  • L. Kasimu Harris
  • Steve Hoffman
  • Dianne Jacob
  • Rowan Jacobsen
  • Pableaux Johnson
  • Howie Kahn
  • Mikki Kendall
  • Brian Kevin
  • Kat Kinsman
  • Todd Kliman
  • Julia Kramer
  • Corby Kummer
  • Francis Lam
  • Rachel Levin
  • Brett Martin
  • Tim Neville
  • Chris Newens
  • James Nolan
  • Keith Pandolfi
  • Carol Penn-Romine
  • Michael Procopio
  • Kathleen Purvis
  • Alice Randall
  • Besha Rodell
  • Helen Rosner
  • Michael Ruhlman
  • Oliver Sacks
  • Andrea Strong
  • Jason Tesauro
  • Toni Tipton-Martin
  • Wells Tower
  • Luke Tsai
  • Max Ufberg
  • Debbie Weingarten
  • Pete Wells

Editor: Holly Hughes
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong
Page Count: 320pp
Size: 5.5 x 8.25
Notes: paperback
Date of Publication: November 8, 2016
ISBN: 978-0738219448